Any injury that leads to you waking up in the hospital might seem like a catastrophe. However, some states have something specific in mind when describing an injury as catastrophic. For example, if you suffer burns as a result of your accident, your injuries will only be considered catastrophic if they take up a certain percentage of your body. What Constitutes a Catastrophic Burn Injury? You will typically need to experience second or third-degree burns. [Read More]
Who Is Liable For Non-Fatal Drowning Injuries At A Swimming Pool?
When drowning, your body is deprived of oxygen, and this can cause damage to the brain and other internal organs. If you are rescued from the incident, you may still suffer from serious medical problems for years to come. Therefore, if you suffered a drowning injury in a swimming pool, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries after you determine who is liable. A drowning accident attorney can help you with this. [Read More]
Important Reasons To Retain An Attorney Who Practices Birth Defect Law
You probably anticipated your child's birth as one of the most joyful times in your life. However, when he or she was born with severe birth defects, your joy may have quickly turned to sadness and regret, especially if a doctor or healthcare provider intentionally or accidentally caused them harm. When you suspect malpractice from your OBGYN or someone involved with your delivery, you have the right to take legal action against them. [Read More]
Common Injuries Resulting From A Commercial Truck Accident
A truck accident can cause serious injuries to all parts of your body but there are some areas of the body that are more vulnerable to injuries than others. There are several injuries in particular that you and your truck accident attorney will have an easy time connecting to your accident. The Most Common Areas of the Body Injured by Truck Accidents Neck injuries are common in all types of car accidents because the force of the impact causes whiplash. [Read More]