Can a Car Accident Cause a Herniated Disc?

People involved in car accidents often suffer herniated discs, which make it challenging to lie down, sit, stand, walk, run, and perform everyday activities. If you are involved in a car accident and complain of back pain, the doctor will immediately check you for a herniated disc. The discs in your body can bulge, herniate,…

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Veterans Homes Hit Hardest by COVID-19 Pandemic

A nursing home was the worst place to live in the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether it was in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, California, or any other state, nursing homes were hit incredibly hard by the virus. Veterans’ homes had it even worse. There are 150 veterans’ homes across the country. In those…

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Infant Glider Recalled by Fisher-Price Following Infant Deaths

Fisher-Price announced a recall on June 3, 2021, of the 4-in-1 Rock ‘n Glide Soothers and the 2-in-1 Soothe ‘n Play Gliders following the deaths of four infants. The product recall was announced by Fisher-Price in conjunction with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). Four infants have died when using the 4-in-1 Rock…

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Types of Therapy for Newborns with Brain Injuries

It’s just about the most devastating diagnosis any parent can receive – your newborn has a brain injury, and there is no full cure. Thousands of babies are born with brain damage each year, many times due to medical malpractice. The diagnosis usually means your child will have physical problems and cognitive problems that will…

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What You Should Know about Landscaping Vehicle Accidents

Alabama is beautiful year-round. Still – yearly landscaping work can help keep plants and trees growing. Landscaping helps prevent tree branches from blocking the vision of drivers or falling onto the road. Landscaping helps make city, suburban and rural homes, businesses, and communities nicer. What are the various kinds of landscaping vehicles? Landscapers haul gravel,…

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Workers’ Compensation for Vision Loss

One of the worst outcomes for any worker is learning that he/she can’t ever see again, or that his/her vision has been permanently damaged in some way. Eye injuries can cause blindness which almost always means an employee can’t work in the job he/she was doing. Eye injuries may require surgery to repair any breaks,…

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Umbilical Cord Injuries That Can Lead to Brain Damage in a Newborn

The umbilical cord is a life-sustaining connection between a mother and her unborn child. The umbilical cord sustains life by providing oxygen and nutrients to the fetus during the pregnancy. Medical errors in handling the umbilical cord during the pregnancy and delivery, however, can endanger the life and health of a newborn. What are common…

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Crush Injuries Resulting from Commercial Vehicle Accidents

Drivers, passengers, and pedestrians who are injured in a collision with a tractor-trailer, big rig, passenger van, agricultural truck, or any type of commercial vehicle, are likely to suffer severe injuries. Common commercial vehicle injuries include traumatic brain injury, spinal cord damage, broken bones, and crush injuries. Crush injuries can range from smashing your finger…

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