The elements of a successful personal injury case

When someone gets hurt in an accident that wasn’t his or her fault, the first order of business is to ensure the victim gets appropriate medical attention. The second order of business is to determine whose fault the accident was. It’s important to determine fault because — in some cases — the at-fault party might… read more

Staying safe on the water: Boating safety

An important part of your trip on the water should be getting to know your vessel. Before you drive any boat, you need to know that you can handle it. To make boating safer for yourself and your family, it’s a good idea to take a boating education course. Why? Statistics from the last five… read more

Have you considered these driving safety tips?

What if someone gave you a handful of driving safety tips and told you that each one would make you and your family 5 percent less likely to get into a car accident. Would you follow the tips or simply continue with your normal, riskier driving habits? Hopefully, everyone reading this blog would follow all… read more

What is road rash, and does it require medical care?

Motorcyclists who ride on freeways or even on rural roads with higher speed limits know the risk of falling off. If they hit the ground without any protection on their arms or legs, the friction could cause burns known as road rash. These friction burns are so severe that they tear the skin from the… read more

Motorcyclists can be safe and still suffer injuries in a crash

Motorcycle riders face unique risks when they are on the roads. For the most part, bikers and their passengers ride safely and the most significant dangers will come from cars and trucks in the lanes around them.   Whether you are new to motorcycles or have been riding for years, it never hurts to review… read more

Understanding basic facts about motorcycles helps all drivers

Riding a motorcycle in California comes with specific safety hazards. Even though most motorcyclists are safe drivers, all bikers know the real danger is with inattentive car drivers they share the roads with.  There are no real secrets to safe biking skills, but it is always a good idea to review some common sense tips… read more

Treatment options for brain injuries

There is one certain thing about treatment options for brain injuries: They’re expensive. If you’ve suffered a serious accident that resulted in a traumatic brain injury (TBI), for example, you’re liable to spend tens of thousands of dollars for various medications, treatments, rehabilitation and therapies. In some cases, however, these treatment options will work to… read more

Children’s brain injuries: Prevention is key

A child should never have to deal with a serious injury, but all too often, one will. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can happen in a number of ways, from developing after a car crash to happening when a child falls on the playground. Children riding with their parents on a motorcycle or those hit while… read more

Spam danger alert: Recalled Spam caused oral injuries

Many Americans enjoy a hot Spam sandwich now and again, but a recent recall has caused the Spam lovers of American a cause for concern. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it was instituting the recall of over 228,000 pounds of Spam along with another product manufactured by Hormel, the maker of… read more

3 tips to stay safe when on a motorcycle

Staying safe on your motorcycle is the key to getting home safely. You may think that safety revolves around other drivers, but the fact is that you can do a lot to keep yourself safe. By following a few simple tips, you can stay safer when you ride, lowering your risk of an accident. It’s… read more