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failure to diagnose

When a medical professional fails to recognize the signs and symptoms of heart disease, he or she may have committed medical malpractice in the form of “failure to diagnose.” A general practitioner is responsible to listen to a patient’s heartbeat, test blood pressure and identify family history of heart disease. In some cases, a general […]

Golf injuries

People think of golf as a sport requiring little athletic ability with a small risk of injury. The reality is that golf injuries are fairly common among recreational golfers, affecting 15-20 percent of golfers each year. The risk of injury increases with age. A large portion of golfing injuries are caused by poor mechanics and […]

senior drivers

It is understood that senior drivers have higher car accident rates and driver deaths but it turns out that not all states are created equal when it comes to senior driving fatalities. A survey* conducted by senior care resources company caring.com and released July, 2016  lists the top 10 most and least dangerous states in […]

car crash death rate

A report* released by techtimes.com on July 7, 2016 revealed that the United States suffers the highest car crash death rate in the world compared to 20 other countries who participated in the study. This alarming fact comes despite the fact that the U.S. rate has dropped by almost a third in the last 14 […]

personal injuries

Millions of people suffer personal injuries every year; keeping personal injury lawyers busy fighting on behalf of their clients. Personal injuries happen in all kinds of circumstances and for all kinds of reasons. In some cases, a personal injury occurs because of the victim’s own carelessness; in others, the accident was the fault of a […]

Personal injury risk

Hoverboards were going to be the next “big thing” and they started out that way until parents discovered the personal injury risk they cause. After their initial popularity as Christmas gifts in 2015, emergency rooms, specialists and urgent care centers were inundated with people who had experienced hoverboard injuries after falling off of one. One […]

rise in pedestrian deaths

When a car crash involves a pedestrian, the pedestrian does not have the protection of a vehicle and is extremely vulnerable to personal injury and fatality. A highway safety report released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) in 2016 shows an alarming rise in pedestrian deaths. Analysis of the numbers shows a 10 percent […]

personal injury attorney

No one expects or plans on suffering from a personal injury so when it happens we are often left blindsided and overwhelmed. Depending on the severity of the personal injury, you may be facing extensive healing and medical care including rehabilitation, lost wages, pain and suffering. All of these consequences cost money; hiring an experienced […]

car accident

If you are suffering from a personal injury from a car accident you have a lot to gain by hiring a car accident lawyer. Unfortunately, many people don’t realize that it costs nothing to hire a personal injury lawyer for your car accident case (you pay a percentage of the settlement) and that you are […]

Car accident attorney

Being involved in a car accident is never fun, especially when you end up with a personal injury. Many car crash victims rush to put the whole situation behind them by settling with the insurance agency as quickly as possible. The problem is that insurance agencies typically offer a low settlement amount that may sound […]