April, 2011 Articles

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Fatal Bus Crash Pushes Mobilizes Congress To Action

New Legislation Could Force Buses To Install Seat Belts The federal government has been spurred to take action on bus safety by a recent spate of deadly accidents involving buses. After a crash last ...
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Elderly Abuse and Your Family Member

The elderly are physically inferior to their younger adult counterparts, and often times, they are mentally inferior as well. When their fragile bodies are weak, and when their minds are suffering ...
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Moving Forward After Amputation

Amputation can involve nearly any part of the human body from the upper extremities such as the arms, hands or fingers, to the lower extremities including the legs, feet or toes. Other amputations can ...
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Is Your Child Suffering From a Birth Injury?

Obstetrics is far safer and more technologically advanced than ever before. Thanks to the advances of modern medicine, the incidence of women dying during deliver or their infant dying at childbirth ...
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The Most Common Workplace Injuries

Due to the fact that so many of us spend at least a third of our day on the job, it’s no wonder that people get injured in the workplace. A painter will work on a scaffold while hanging high in ...
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Car Crashes Into House In Fatal Accident

Joy Ride Turns Deadly For Teens A car spun out of control and crashed into a nearby home, slaying a 17-year old passenger. According to the police report, the incident occurred just after midnight on ...
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Survivor Of Crash Gives Birth To Baby

Unborn Child Survives Deadly Car Crash After living through a deadly car accident that killed her grandmother and her sister last August, a 2-months pregnant Texas woman discovered that her unborn ...
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National Advocacy Group for Nursing Home Residents Launches Investigation

A nationwide investigation is being launched by The Nursing Home Complaint Center, a national advocacy group for nursing home residents' rights; the focus of their investigation being on wrongful ...
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Child Found Dead after Electrocution in Hospital Bed

The following real-life incident could have been prevented with proper forethought but it is a lesson to be learned for us all. A one-year-old baby boy was admitted to a hospital with suspected ...
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Driver Accused Of DUI In Fatal Walnut Park Car Crash

Pedestrian Killed By Out Of Control Vehicle Law enforcement officials have arrested a driver they suspect was intoxicated when he crashed into a pedestrian, killing him, reports the Los Angeles Times. ...
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Hand Transplant For Victim Of Accident

Woman Injured In Car Accident Receives Donor Hand A California woman underwent surgery last month to have a donated hand transplanted onto her arm, just one of 14 successful hand transplants in the ...
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Pedestrian Accidents in Colorado

Pedestrian accidents are an unavoidable fact of life, since motor vehicles and pedestrians share the road. Most of the time, pedestrian accidents occur as a result of driver negligence. When drivers ...
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School Bus Accidents

Last October, a bus driver lost control of a school bus while driving on a rural northern Georgia highway. The school bus flipped over, killing a 17-year-old student, while sending several more to the ...
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Ford Recalls up to 1.5 Million Trucks for Defective Airbag

April – Ford Motors recalls an unprecedented 1.5 million of its best-selling F-150 trucks as a result of sudden and unnecessary air bag deployments. Ford Motors recalled 1.5 million F-150 trucks ...
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Houston Driver Crashes Car Due To Seizure

Woman Drives Mother To Hospital, Crashes Into Tree While attempting to take her mother to a hospital to have surgery performed on her eye Thursday morning, a woman lost control of her vehicle and ...
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Conflicting Reports In Houston School Bus Crash Case

Officer Is Injured in Automotive Accident A traffic accident involving a school bus and a Houston policeman has officers investigating, with no driver clearly at fault as yet. The incident sparked ...
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Dram Shop and Liquor Liability Laws

The term “dram shop” is an old reference to the colonial times when taverns and such (shops) used units of liquid measurement called drams to serve alcohol. Today’s dram shop laws ...
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Catastrophic Injuries and You

Catastrophic or disfiguring injuries are permanent, life-changing injuries that are the result of a serious accident. There are countless ways to sustain a catastrophic injury, just as there are many ...
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Nursing Home Abuse and Your Loved One

With life expectancy increasing every decade, our nation’s nursing homes are reaching full capacity. If you have recently placed your loved one in a nursing home, you may have been surprised to ...
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Retail Store Safety

It is the responsibility of retail stores to ensure they provide a safe shopping environment for their customers. In the event a visitor sustains an injury on the retail store’s property, then ...
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