motorcycle behind a car accident

According to the Association for Safe International Road Travel, over 38,000 deaths and another 4.4 million serious injuries are caused yearly in the United States from car accidents. In addition, over $380 million in medical costs are associated with these situations.  Driver Knowledge expands on these facts, sharing that more than nine people are killed […]

Personal injury occurs when a person’s body, mind, emotions, or reputation is injured. In other words, a personal injury claim is when the harm pertains to the person, as opposed to property or an item.  Most personal injury cases never go to court. It is estimated around 95% of the personal injury cases are settled […]

baby holding mother's hand after birth

Bringing a newborn into this world is one of the few moments of true magic we get to experience as a human. It is not without anticipation and concern, but we place our trust in the medical profession and our doctors to keep our newborns safe as they journey from the womb to start their […]

What is Medical Malpractice Medical malpractice is when a person suffers an injury due to a hospital, doctor, or healthcare professional’s negligence. This negligence could come in the form of errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare, or health management. For the injury to be considered medical malpractice, the patient must show the physician acted with negligence, […]

Hunter holding a gun standing next to dog in sunrise

Hunting accidents, while uncommon, leave devastating consequences. The steps you take following such an occurrence determines how you navigate the aftermath of such an unfortunate event.  Substantial injuries are an inherent risk in hunting. Consider the environment encompassing hunting: camouflaged individuals utilizing tools intended to end life, often from high areas or through mud, wet, […]

construction worker carrying a pipe

In 2018, OSHA reported one of every five fatalities in the private industry was in construction. The top reasons for these 591 construction workers’ deaths: the “Fatal Four.” Falls, being struck by an object, electrocution, and caught-in between led the pack in construction deaths.   Statistics for construction accidents The Fatal Four accounted for over […]

Woman with Out of Order written on her abdomen

On August 20, 2020, Bayer released a statement announcing 90% of the U.S. Essure claims would be resolved with a 1.6 billion dollar payout. At the time of the press release, there were a total of 39,000 claims of device-related injuries. Bayer stated the settlement requires claimants to dismiss their case or not file and […]

The trouble with Johnson & Johnson’s talc baby powder was not the last of their legal woes. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, is now adding to the legal battles. One particular medication, Elmiron, has presented itself as the newest offender in a promised cure, manifesting into unexpected and unmarked complications. What is […]

motorcycle driving on a tree lined road

The country is full-fledged in the middle of a pandemic. Some areas remain shutdown; others have restricted hours or operation standards for business. Numerous have regulations against group sizes. This grasp to control the spread via restrictions comes with a natural consequence: reduced road traffic. With fewer people on the road, there should be more […]