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- Expert Witness Explains Roofing Construction Flammability
Construction sites and projects are fraught with potential risks to the health and safety of workers at the site. These dangers are numerous and often occur swiftly with little warning. This may even affect flammable materials and substances. When on the roof, there are several different items that may have the capacity to start a fire. When mixing tools that heat up and electrical equipment, an employee for a construction company may find himself or herself in imminent danger if something lights on fire.
- What’s Included in a Catastrophic Injury Claim in New York?
In New York, catastrophic injury claims can cover more than just the upfront financial costs for hospitalization and treatment of the immediate injury. Victims of catastrophic injuries can seek compensation for anything else they may need as a result of their injuries and the lifestyle changes that may accompany them.
- Prescription Drug Abuse Becoming More Common Reason for Accidents
After years of a steady decline in drunk driving accidents, an increasingly common reason for accidents is due to impaired driving caused by drugs. This includes illegal drugs as well as misusing prescription drugs.
- What Happens If a Drunk Driner Caused Your Car Accident
Car accidents which involve drunk driving are considered to be a civil lawsuit in the state of Florida. Specifically, in Miami, the drunk driver, may be held responsible for criminal charges which include fines and quite possibly face jail time.
- How Truck Driver Impairment Causes Catastrophic Injuries
When truck drivers are traveling far distances, they often become tired or sleepy. These are only two types of impairment they may exhibit while operating their large trucks. Some may drink while driving, and others may be affected by medical conditions.
- Diagnosing Traumatic Brain Injury with the DSM-5
The highly controversial, recently released, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 5th Edition (DSM-5) addresses Traumatic Brain Injury in the chapter entitled “Neurocognitive Disorders." According to the DSM-5, the degree of the particular Neurocognitive Disorder Due to Traumatic Brain Injury can either be Major or Mild
- The Right for Personal Injury Victims to Recover for Violent Crimes
Violent crimes affect the victim in various manners to include physical, emotional and psychological effects. The capacity to recover is often hindered by a lack of compensation to pay for treatment and external forces in most instances.
- What are the Most Common Causes & Types of Wrongful Death?
Do you believe that you have had a loved one pass way wrongfully? Are you wondering what qualifies as a wrongful death?
- Amtrak Sued Following Fatal Accident
An April 3, 2016 collision on the southbound tracks just outside Chester, Pennsylvania fatally injured two railroad workers. The family of one of those men recently responded by filing a negligence action against Amtrak. According to the complaint filed on behalf of the worker’s two grown children, Amtrak failed to take reasonable steps to avoid the tragedy.
- Understanding Traumatic Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries are often the result of personal injury accidents. They may be caused by negligent or intentional actions. They can also lead to serious consequences.