You expect to feel aches and pains after an accident. Even when the injuries seem minor, some pain exists because of the impact. Do not take those pains lightly, especially if your torso and abdominal area hurt. That pain could signify an internal injury that could kill you if not treated properly and immediately. Going to the hospital after a significant impact might seem like more of an inconvenience than anything else, but it could save your life.
Since it was first implemented in 2013, the bike-sharing program Citi Bike has achieved a multitude of things. In addition to providing people with reliable means of transportation, it has also increased the health and overall well being of many riders while also reducing traffic. However, riding a bike in a city always comes with hazards.
There are many things to consider when pursuing a claim for an injury you suffered. One of the things that most people have not thought of is how any past personal injury lawsuits they were involved in could impact the success of any current litigation.
The defective drug, Xarelto, a blood thinner and anticoagulant drug manufactured to treat and prevent blood clots is now the source of thousands of lawsuits commenced against the drug's developers, Johnson & Johnson and Bayer.
When individuals fail to use reasonable care or are distracted while driving, accidents involving other vehicles often occur. The severity of injuries resulting from car accidents may increase when individuals fail to use reasonable care during rainstorms or snowstorms. Recently, a bus full of students was involved in a car accident when a driver failed to use reasonable care in New York.
Making driving errors, like failing to signal when turning or speeding, can result in much more serious consequences than getting a ticket for the traffic violation. These and other types of negligent acts of a driver may lead to car accidents that cause injuries, or even death, of another person. Recently a New York man's failure to observe a traffic sign led to serious injuries of four individuals.
Distracted driving and failure to obey traffic signals cause car accidents every day. Eating, drinking and texting on the phone may result in another person's serious injuries. Recently, a car accident involving five vehicles led to a person being taken to a local hospital in New York.
Distracted drivers cause major accidents every day. Whether it is texting, talking on the cell phone or food, distractions can lead drivers to serious injuries, even death. Recently, a truck accident in New York involving numerous vehicles led to the death of one person and serious injuries for more than 30 individuals.
When a loved one suffers a traumatic brain injury, family members may need to create a plan to handle the possible long-term care for the victim. Unfortunately, family and friends must learn how to prepare for the recuperation process while they are still grieving. Understandably, it may be more frustrating for families when the brain injury results from another's negligent act. Family members of the loved one may pursue a personal injury claim to get help with the costs of their loved one's injury.
Most people automatically trust the stairs, escalators and elevators that move them around without even thinking about it. Unfortunately, in New York and elsewhere, injuries occur when these means of transport are defective and malfunction. When it happens, the owners and operators of the properties where the accident occurred find themselves subject to possible premises liability claims.