The leading causes of traumatic brain injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) affect thousands of children and adults every year in the United States. For this reason, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has published vital statistics relating to TBI, its causes and who in the country is most affected by these debilitating injuries. Let’s take a look at… read more

Does chronic pain damage the brain?

Chronic pain is a risk to your brain, according to studies. When you have pain that never goes away, it’s not uncommon to feel depressed, anxious, or angry. You may not want to make decisions about the future for fear of how you’ll feel when the day comes. For patients living with chronic pain, the… read more

2 examples of tragic amusement park accidents

California residents love going to amusement parks for a day of fun with family and friends. During these outings, however, we rarely consider how dangerous rollercoasters and other rides are. This does not mean that the dangers aren’t there. If you need a reminder of how dangerous amusement parks can be, take the following two… read more

What is considered to be speeding in California?

Speeding may not seem like a serious offense, because so many people do it all the time. The problem with speeding is that it could cause an otherwise relatively harmless accident to turn into a fatal collision or one with serious repercussions. Every time a vehicle speeds up, there is a higher risk of more… read more

Drowning: A silent killer

By now, residents of other areas of the country have already put away their pool furniture and winterized their outdoor spas. But Californians are still enjoying the fine weather to swim, sunbathe and socialize in and around their pools. Even though the kids have returned to school, that doesn’t mean being less watchful around the… read more

61-year-old pedestrian killed in tragic bus accident

Buses are heavy vehicles that are cumbersome and difficult to maneuver, making them prone to accidents. On top of this fact, due to their weight and size, buses can cause catastrophic and deadly injuries when they strike pedestrians and passenger vehicles. Example of a recent fatal bus accident Following a recent Redwood City bus accident,… read more

SUV accidents have many causes, including these three common acts

Car accidents happen for many different reasons, but the sad truth is that most are preventable. With just a few minutes of reviewing the rules of the road and traveling a bit slower when behind the wheel, people could help prevent serious injuries and unnecessary deaths. Accidents involving SUVs often result in rollovers, partially because… read more

Statistics show an increase in bicyclists killed in car crashes

If you ever ride your bicycle for fun, exercise or environment-friendly transportation, you might occasionally feel out of place. The streets in most California cities were designed around automobile traffic. Not only does this make riding a bicycle more difficult, it also makes it more dangerous. Because of the size and weight difference between cars… read more

Personal injury claims: Car crashes can happen at any time

Simply by living in the modern world — regardless if you own or operate a vehicle — you are in constant danger of getting into a car accident. Motor vehicles clog the streets no matter where you go on foot, on bicycle, on skateboard or by motorcycle. Heavy vehicles are always a threat to our… read more

What should you do to prevent sports injuries?

A personal injury has the potential to change your life, but what if your life is only just beginning? Imagine being 5, 6 or even 7years old when you suffer a preventable injury that affects the way your memory works or how you walk. It could be devastating for your entire life. When children participate… read more