Youths who suffer even mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are more likely to have serious issues later in life, including psychological disorders and premature mortality, according to a study published by PLOS online.
When one hears the term whiplash, an image may come to mind of a client in a neck brace, sitting in a courtroom with his lawyer, claiming debilitating pain and suffering from a rear end collision. The term has, for a long time, been connected to unscrupulous legal claims, so much that many personal injury attorneys avoid the term entirely, replacing it with hyperextension or cervical strain or sprain. Regardless of what it is called, whiplash and the pain associated with it, is a very real condition as any victim will testify.
This week 447,000 Lil Frog toys, from Little Live Pets, by Moose Toys were recalled due to exploding batteries that caused several injures to children. No matter how careful parents are when buying products for children that caution is not always enough to see the hidden dangers. It is not only toys that can be hazardous but even products designed for the safety of children.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSR) can have an appreciable impact in a California truck crash case, involving injuries or fatalities, in regards to recovering damages. All commercial vehicles, weighing more than 10.000 lbs. or used to transport hazardous materials, and are used for interstate commerce are bound by the FMCSR.