• What is a Wrongful Death Claim?

    Making a wrongful death claim may not make you feel better. After all, somebody you love is gone and you can never get them back. But depending on the circumstances, you may be able to file a wrongful death claim […]

     
  • Common Causes of Truck Accidents

    It is unfortunate, but every year there are thousands of truck accidents from one side of the country to the next. Most of them take place on major highways, but of course, this is not always the case. There is […]

     
  • Blue food dye, notably used in blue M&M's shown here

    Blue food dye offers promise as spinal cord drug

    The compound known as Brilliant Blue G (BBG) (the agent that gives M&Ms, Gatorade, and other products their blue appearance) has been linked by researchers to a reduction in “secondary damage” caused by spinal cord injuries.

     
  • Charlottesville Car Accident Slows Traffic

    On July 28, 2009 a work van traveling on U.S. 29 in Virginia overturned. This accident resulted in the closure of the northbound lane for nearly an hour. If you were traveling on U.S. 29 near the Albemarle County/Nelson County […]

     
  • Virginia Think-Tank Confirms Mobile Texting Danger

    Virginia Tech research findings suggest that texting motorists are 23 times more likely than non-texters to get into car accidents

     
  • Parents May Be Liable for Sleepover Guest’s Auto Death

    Parents may be held liable for personal injuries to their children’s friends in a reckless driving fatality caused by a third party

     
  • Chinese Drywall poses many Risks

    During the housing boom, construction companies were looking for ways to save money and continue forward with building new homes, apartment buildings, etc. This led to millions of pounds of Chinese drywall being used in dwellings all over the United […]

     
  • Recovering Monetary Damages and Settlement after Brain Injury – Medical Bills (Part I)

    When a patient has sustained a traumatic brain injury, possessing the knowledge of the typical types of damages can be especially useful information when deciding whether to engage the services of an attorney. This article will be delivered in a four part series, each of which will address a different category of damages a plaintiff may be able to recover, depending on the facts of his/her individual case.

     
  • Seizures – A Serious Symptom of Brain Damage

    While there may be numerous indications of brain damage in patients who have sustained a traumatic brain injury, the manifestation of seizures after an accident in a person who has not previously experienced such a condition is a sign of brain damage. Given the debilitating nature of epilepsy, much research is currently being conducted to produce better and more efficient drugs.

     
  • When to Seek Medical Attention – Head & Brain Injuries

    Depending upon the severity of the injury, patients will often need ongoing medical treatment that potentially will not be covered by health insurance. After an accident, the most important thing is to seek immediate medical treatment if you believe yourself or a loved one has been injured.

     
  • Hands-Free Devices May Pose Auto Safety Risk

    Hands-Free wireless use in the car may be just as dangerous as using a handheld device according to unofficial govt. documents

     
  • Lead Poisoning: Still a Big Problem

    Believe it or not, many people think that lead poisoning is a problem of the past. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Lead poisoning is a big problem in today’s day and age, and there is a good chance that […]

     
 

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