You were traveling with your family and heading toward a vacation destination when the unexpected happened. You noticed that traffic was slowing down and nearly slowed to a stop, but the driver behind you must not have seen the delays ahead. In a split second, their inattention led to a significant collision.
If you have reason to believe you've suffered a concussion, regardless of the cause, you shouldn't wait to seek medical attention. Your doctor can conduct an examination, while also ordering a variety of tests to get a closer look at your brain.
When you head out on the water, you need to be cautious. While many of the rules regarding alcohol and driving are relaxed on lakes, rivers and oceans, the reality is that a boating crash can be as serious or even more serious than a traffic accident.
Life in Illinois is not particularly dangerous, but there is always the possibility of an injury caused by someone else. People who spend time at dangerous workplaces or see how much work it takes to keep public spaces like grocery stores clear can attest to the dangers that lurk in surprising places.
A personal injury can be anything from a bump on the head during an athletic event to broken bones in a car crash. Regardless of the injuries you've suffered, do you know how you'll cover your financial losses? What will you do to make ends meet?
When it comes to accidents that may have been caused by other people, our only recourse as victims may be the ability to get financial damages. This may seem petty or loathsome when malice or damage was clearly not a person's intent, but victims may need to consider the parties at fault.
A personal injury is more than just physical. Sometimes, the injury impacts your psychological well-being, too. For example, if the accident was traumatic, you may suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression or anxiety.
Personal injury lawsuits are a possibility for people who have suffered a serious injury at the hands of a negligent or legally liable person or entity. This can be a relief when someone is looking at a long and potentially expensive period of recovery after an unexpected accident.
Workplace accidents can happen suddenly, and depending on the kind of incident, they could impact many workers. Take, for example, this case discussed on May 4 in which two people have been killed.
Nothing beats a grill for the taste of the great outdoors. Charcoal and gas grills have gone from a weekend treat to a part of the modern kitchen in the last few decades, and now seven out of every 10 American adults have a grill or smoker. Between the heat and the smoke, there are some health hazards of which users should be aware.