Only Seven States Require Seat Belts on School Buses – Why?

A recent horrific crash involving a school bus and a dump truck occurred on Thursday May, 17 on I-80 in New Jersey, taking the life of one young student and one adult and sending dozens to three area hospitals. The impact was so severe that the passenger section of the bus was completely separated from the chassis and rolled over after striking the guardrail. The front of the bus, as well as the trucks cab, was completely destroyed. The cause of the crash was still under investigation at the time of this article The outcome of this crash would have been a lot worse however, if [...]

By | 2018-07-10T05:28:48+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Bus Accidents|0 Comments

How Long is Too Long to See a Doctor After an Auto Accident?

California is a state with a high volume of motor vehicles driven by people in a rush. This transportation maelstrom spawns over 200,000 annual injuries from traffic accidents. A large number of those injured require immediate medical attention and are taken to the emergency room or go straight to their doctor immediately, after reporting the accident. Other California auto accident victims feel fine or just a little shaken and return home right away. Days later they begin to feel the painful effects of the crash. They become concerned that they may not be eligible to receive compensation from their insurance company because they procrastinated. How long [...]

By | 2018-06-29T22:27:07+00:00 June 29th, 2018|Car Accidents|0 Comments

UCLA Study: Paralyzed People Regain Use of Their Hands with Non-Invasive Spinal Stimulation

Ability to Perform Simple Tasks is Returned Years After Spinal Cord Injury Simple tasks like turning a doorknob or opening a water bottle can make a significant difference in peoples lives following a spinal cord injury. A team of scientists led by UCLA, has published a report in the Journal of Neurotrauma concerning six individuals with severe spinal cord injuries. All six have regained the use of their hands and fingers after years of disability following a nonsurgical, noninvasive spinal stimulation developed by the research team. Three of the subjects were completely paralyzed prior to undergoing the procedure. At the commencement of the study, three of [...]

By | 2018-05-24T11:46:22+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Spinal Cord Injury|0 Comments

Do I Have a Case for California Premise Liability?

If you were injured on the property of another, you may be considering filing a lawsuit seeking compensation for your injuries. In California, it is your right to recover damages from a negligent property owner, provided you could satisfy the requirements of California law. If you are invited onto the property (invitee), a property owner has a duty of care to you. However a court may consider if you contributed to your own injury by being under the influence of drugs or alcohol, for instance. If you were intoxicated and fell, a court may rule that your condition was the main contributing factor to your injuries, [...]

By | 2018-05-24T11:45:53+00:00 April 28th, 2018|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children Linked to ADHD Years Later

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) send over one million children, adolescents and young adults to the ER each year in the United States. A recent study suggested that TBI might be linked to an increased risk of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that does not appear for several years. In the research reported in JAMA Pediatrics by Megan Narad, PhD of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and colleagues, very young children who experienced severe TBI were 3.6 times more likely to develop secondary ADHD as long as 6.8 years following the injury. “Children with a history of traumatic brain injuries – even those with less severe injuries – [...]

By | 2018-05-24T11:45:30+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Brain Injury|0 Comments

When You Need a California Bus Accident Attorney

The past two decades have shown a 35 percent increase in bus ridership nationwide. The reasons for the increase include the improvements made to bus and other transit systems, especially in metropolitan areas; the affordability and ease compared to driving; and the increase in environmental awareness by reducing carbon emissions. With the increase in people riding buses, on California roads and highways, as well as students riding on school buses, the number of bus accidents and injuries has increased proportionately. In California, commercial bus companies are considered common carriers, or buses carrying for “reward” and can be divided into three categories-commuter buses, long distance transportation buses [...]

By | 2018-06-23T09:47:23+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Bus Accidents|0 Comments

Preventing California Workplace Injuries

April 28, 2018 marks the 47th annual Workers Memorial Day, an international day of remembrance for workers who were injured or lost their lives on the job. It is also the day OSHA was established in 1971. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for maintaining safe and healthful workplaces. It is the role of OSHA to ensure safe conditions by providing training, education and assistance as well as enforcing standards. In California, agricultural and construction far outpace all other industries in the rate of injuries and fatalities. In a report released on Workers Memorial Day by Worksafe last year, there [...]

By | 2018-05-24T11:44:04+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Personal Injury|0 Comments

California Tanker Truck Crashes – Hazards on Our Highways

Over the past two years, serious California tanker trucks have claimed several lives and injured dozens in California. One such crash occurred in May of last year, on a Highway 99 off ramp in Atwater, causing an enormous gasoline explosion and forcing hundreds to evacuate. Sadly, the driver of the tanker truck perished in the crash. With an improved economy, the number of tanker trucks on the road, delivering materials as hazardous as hydrochloric acid or as mundane as molasses, has increased significantly, putting the safety of other drivers at greater risk of harm. Despite the relatively high number of California tanker truck crashes over the [...]

By | 2018-05-24T11:43:34+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Truck Accidents|0 Comments

Why You Need an Attorney for an Auto Accident Spinal Cord Injury

Your daily routine is going as expected. Your kids just boarded the school bus and you are on the short drive home to begin your own day. Your morning is abruptly interrupted when you get the call that every spouse dreads. Your husband was injured in a car accident on his way to work. You are told that you must get to the hospital as soon as possible. At the hospital a doctor meets you and informs you that your husband has suffered a spinal cord injury and has lost all feeling from the waist down. More tests are needed to determine the severity of the [...]

By | 2018-05-24T11:42:47+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Spinal Cord Injury|0 Comments

The Insurance Pitfalls of California Car Rental

The law requires drivers to carry liability insurance, but the rental car companies are not required to tell you. In 2015, Auto Rental News Reported that there were over 2 million rental cars in service across the nation, with California ranking among the top states for annual car rentals. With all of these rental vehicles on the road the chances of accidents occurring are high. Unlike privately owned motor vehicles, a great number of rental cars in California are being driven by uninsured drivers, even though state laws forbid it. Many rental car drivers in California are visitors and tourists from out of state and unfamiliar [...]

By | 2018-05-24T11:41:58+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Car Accidents|0 Comments

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