Catastrophic Injury

Aug 10, 2015

New Therapy Method Offers Hope to Victims of Spinal Cord Injuries

By |Aug 10, 2015|Catastrophic Injury, Personal Injury, Safety|0 Comments

Spinal cord injury, or SCI, can have drastic and long-lasting impacts on your life. If you suffer from a condition like rheumatoid arthritis or osteoporosis, your spinal cord may be weakened, and you are at higher risk of spinal cord injury from minor accidents. Spinal cord injuries can be caused by a variety of damages [...]

Aug 8, 2015

Staying Safe at the Fair: What Parents Should Know about Amusement Park Rides

By |Aug 8, 2015|Catastrophic Injury, Child Injuries, Defective Products, News, Personal Injury, Safety, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

On Sunday, July 26, 2015, The Tennessean ran a story about an accident on a swing ride in Bowling Green Kentucky. The details were limited, but we know that 12 people were treated for injuries, and the chances are good that some of those 12 were children. The ride, called “the Jitterbug,” tipped over on [...]

Jun 16, 2015

Personal Injury Lawsuits 101: the Independent Medical Examination

By |Jun 16, 2015|Auto Accidents, Catastrophic Injury, Insurance Companies, Motorcycle Accidents, Personal Injury, Safety, Tractor Trailer Accidents, Truck Accidents, Workers Compensation, Workplace Accidents|0 Comments

If you were injured because of someone else’s negligence – say, at work or in a car crash – and you decide to pursue a lawsuit, you’ll have to undergo an independent medical examination, or IME. Many people think that seeing their own doctors after an accident will suffice – but the insurance company won’t [...]

Jan 20, 2015

Fault Questioned In Fatal School Bus Crash

By |Jan 20, 2015|Auto Accidents, Catastrophic Injury, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

An accident involving two school buses on December 2nd is raising serious questions, and demands serious answers. The Tennessee Depart of Safety and the National Transportation Safety Board are conducting investigations, but police released preliminary findings ahead of the official reports. What We Know So Far According to police, Knox County school bus 44 was [...]

Dec 17, 2014

Takata Faces Second Wrongful Death Action because of Faulty Airbags

By |Dec 17, 2014|Auto Accidents, Catastrophic Injury, Defective Products, Safety, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

The Takata Corporation supplies airbags to many of the cars we drive. In certain models produced since 2001, however, the airbags have failed to keep people safe; in fact, they have done just the opposite. More than 30 lawsuits have been filed against Takata alleging that that the airbags deploy with such force that drivers [...]

Dec 8, 2014

Understanding the Catastrophic Injury: A Tutorial

By |Dec 8, 2014|Auto Accidents, Brain Injuries, Catastrophic Injury, Personal Injury|0 Comments

Any time you’re involved in an accident or event that results in an injury, it’s serious business. Some injuries, however, are designated as catastrophic: the effects of the injury are so severe that they could affect your life in a long-term or permanent way. Truly catastrophic injuries are usually the result of a serious accident, [...]