Nearly 1.5 million people receive a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, each year, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC. Fifty-thousand people die as a result of their brain injuries, and 85,000 are left with life-long disabilities.
If you use a defective product and are seriously injured, California laws allow you to pursue financial compensation. You may be able to hold accountable any party whose actions contributed to getting the product on the market, including the product's manufacturer, distributor or retailer. However, you have to be able to prove that the party was at fault.
The future of taking a taxi may not involve a driver. Or a taxi. Or roads.
Recently, there have been a spate of stories about the increases in traffic deaths, auto accidents and other fatalities that occur as a result of dangerous or irresponsible behavior while on the road. So is anything being done about it?
A common suspicion, finally backed by science: millennial drivers are the worst.
"How do we put an end to the preventable deaths that occur daily inside of hospitals and other health-care facilities?"
According to both doctors, lawyers and insurance professionals, the workers' compensation landscape has changed–and is changing–in significant ways.
Over 100 million Americans will sit down (or stand, or pace around nervously) and watch the Super Bowl this Sunday.
German luxury automaker Audi is reportedly recalling nearly 600,000 vehicles due to blocked coolant pumps which could cause fires, as well as corroded airbag inflators, according to CNet.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the regulatory agency in charge of worker safety and health, will almost certainly take a new direction under the guidance of the Trump Administration, according to an article by Safety and Health Magazine.