Motorcycle Accidents: Helmets May Prevent Spinal Cord Injuries

When motorcycle accidents occur, helmets play a significant safety role in the prevention of spinal cord injuries caused by fractures of cervical vertebrae. Motorcycle Helmets Prevent Injuries and Deaths Millions of Americans ride motorcycles as a means of everyday transportation or simply to enjoy life on the open road. While some motorcycle

How Positive Train Control May Save Lives

A new technology called Positive Train Control is used in the American railroad industry to address human errors, prevent accidents, and promote railway safety. New Technology Enhances Railway Safety According to the Association of American Railroads (AAR), the railroad industry puts 40 cents out of every revenue dollar back into funds dedicated

How to Find the Best Accident Attorney in Nevada

When someone else’s negligence causes serious injuries, hiring the best accident attorneys can mean the difference between collecting compensation for damages or walking away with a big financial burden. Finding the Best Nevada Accident Attorney When injured in an accident, finding an accident attorney for legal representation may be a difficult task,

Were You Hurt on Private Property? Money Damages May Be Available

Commercial and residential property owners have a legal responsibility to ensure the safety of guests on their property, or they may be held liable for personal injuries that occur. Property Owners Can Be Held Liable If a person is injured on private property that belongs to another person, he/she may be able

Injured in a Hit and Run Crash?

Injuries from a hit and run accident can leave the victim without recourse, unless certain steps are taken after the crash to identify the driver. Taking Steps After a Hit and Run Crash In every state, it’s illegal to leave the scene of a car accident, except when a person needs immediate

Mask, Social Distancing Disputes Are Putting Workers at Risk

Customers refusing to wear masks and practice social distancing measures are creating dangers in the workplace. Employees are put at risk for COVID-19 infections, as well as personal injuries from unruly customers who refuse to take safety precautions. Safety Disputes in the Workplace The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a major toll on

Major Types of Head Injuries

Head injuries sustained by a blow to the head often result in damage to the brain and skull causing tissue damage, skull fractures, hemorrhages, severe swelling, and death. Serious Head Injuries A sudden or severe blow to the head often results in injuries to the brain. Major types of head injuries are

George Floyd Protests: When Vehicles Plow into Crowds

Protestors at George Floyd rallies around the country are being severely injured by drivers intentionally plowing vehicles into crowds. Angry Drivers Plowing into Protestors The Black Lives Matter movement linked to the death of George Floyd has led to thousands of protests across the country. During recent months, the racially motivated protests

When Hate Crimes Happen at Work

Workplace hate crimes may fall under state or federal laws that impact injury claims and damages for an injured worker. Workplace Hate Crimes on the Rise Hate crimes occur when a person engages in illegal behavior that’s motivated by bias against the victim’s race, ethnicity, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, religion,