Getting into a crash with a large vehicle, like a commercial truck, puts you at risk of crushing injuries. These injuries result in many different symptoms and complications that you need to understand.
Grocery stores are fraught with slip-and-fall dangers. For one, they are filled with various items containing liquids, slippery fruits and veggies and other items that can fall, break and create dangerous situations. Secondly, they usually have slick floors that get extra slippery when wet.
It was devastating. The truck in the lane next to you moved over when you didn't have time to get out of the way. With nowhere to go, your vehicle ended up crushed into the center divider. The truck driver couldn't control the rig, and it ended up crushing your vehicle.
Car accidents and other instances of injury or strain on the body do not always cause injuries that are immediately painful or visible. In fact, a number of different injuries may not cause pain in a victim until hours, days or even weeks after the injury occurs.
The state of California has made helmet use a legal requirement for all motorcyclists and their passengers. This law covers motor-driven bicycles as well. In addition, it's illegal for a passenger who is wearing a helmet to be on a motorcycle with an unhelmeted driver.
It only takes a few seconds for a trip to the grocery store or even the doctor's office to end in a serious injury. One moment, you're hurrying along and the next, you're flat on your back, wincing in pain. While some people think that slip-and-fall accidents are funny, their reality is far more serious. People can break bones, hurt their spines or even suffer serious head and brain injuries in a slip-and-fall accident. Over a million people get hurt in slip-and-fall incidents each year. Sometimes, these people fail to report their accident, which can cause issues for them in the future.
Neck injuries are some of the most difficult to live with. Any part of the neck can be injured from the muscles and joints to the nerves and ligaments. When you're in a car crash, you may easily injure your neck as your head is thrown forward or sideways. You may feel pain in your jaw or head even though your neck is what is injured.
No matter how it might occur, a blow to the head is a much more dangerous thing that many people realize. One only needs to look to the recent controversy over the prevalence of head injuries in sports like football, boxing and hockey to understand that the threats are very real.
California is warm all year round, but the summer is particularly dangerous for those who must work outside in the elements. The sun is hot, water is sometimes scarce and it's humid. This is a combination of factors that can lead to serious illness on the job.
It was a normal morning when you hopped in your car to go to work. You took your usual route, and you didn't expect anything bad to happen.