Patients have plenty of things to worry about, but one thing that they should not have to fear is a "never event." Never events include several kinds of mistakes that should never occur in a properly managed and well-functioning medical facility.
Cervical spinal cord injuries occur to the cervical vertebrae. These are located from the neck upward. An injury at this level is one of the worst you can suffer. Those who suffer complete injuries (where the nerves are severed), may even die.
Of all the things that can make you furious at another driver, the idea that they weren't even looking at the road when they hit you is one of the most significant. The reality is that more and more people know the dangers of texting and driving, fiddling with their radios, taking phone calls and otherwise being distracted. However, they continue to do it every time they're behind the wheel.
Any kind of personal injury can impact you in a variety of ways. You may have a new disability to live with, or you might have chronic pain from the injuries you're recovering from. No matter what the situation is, it's your right to make sure the other party covers your losses.
Accidents can happen to anyone, anywhere. That's why officers in California have become focused on helping one group of people: motorcyclists in California.
There are many reasons why settling a personal injury case is a good idea for some people. In some cases, the insurance company may have offered a fair settlement. Another good reason to accept a settlement offer would be to reduce the time it takes to get your money, since trials can be lengthy.
Tragedies happen across America every day. One of the worst, and most easily prevented, is a pedestrian-vehicle crash. In places where pedestrians are often out on or near the roads, drivers have to be cautious not to strike them. Even a single error could lead to a fatality.
Backyard swimming pools provide endless hours of fun for children of all ages. But they also pose a deadly hazard. For every pool owner, safety should be the No. 1 concern. Yet many pool owners - including parents and grandparents - aren't aware that a single safety measure (such as adult supervision) isn't enough. It's critical to have multiple "layers of protection."
After police officers shot and killed an unarmed 22-year-old man, Stephon Clark, activists and local politicians throughout the state have called for revisions to the California Peace Officer's Bill of Rights, or POBR. The POBR governs disciplinary action involving police officers.
Our firm recently published a SlideShare talking about how the value of a personal injury case is determined in California. Learn more here: