Drivers are always encouraged to maintain a safe speed and as well as abide by the speed limits that are set as a speeding driver can increase the chances of causing a major wreck. Did you know that speeding was a factor in 9,557 of the 35,092 traffic fatalities that were reported in 2015 [Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration]? With that said, danger also lurks when drivers operate their vehicles at a slow pace too. If you aren’t sure why a slow driver would be considered unsafe, below we highlight some instances when driving too slow can actually be dangerous. [Read more…] about Top Reasons Why Driving Too Slow Could Cause You to Engage in an Accident
After putting your body through a surgical procedure, it is likely you are going to experience some symptoms afterward that are all a part of the healing process. The fact is, no matter how minimal the procedure might appear to be, you can expect your body to react to it as though it went through a procedure that was more invasive. Now, although it is common to experience multiple symptoms following surgery, there are times when you should visit your doctor who can re-evaluate your condition to determine if something more is wrong or if what your feeling is just a part of the recovery process. [Read more…] about What Are Some Common Complications After Surgery?
Many individuals often attempt to emulate what they see trending in some of the videos that go viral on social media today, although not all are successful at doing so. Sometimes, things take a turn for the worst, especially when there is risk involved which leads to a person suffering an injury. Fox 40 recently reported on an incident that occurred in Iowa City, IA that highlights how things can go wrong when a person attempts to re-create a viral video they saw online. [Read more…] about Iowa Teen Lands Herself in ICU After Attempting to Do the “Kiki Challenge”
If a loved one of yours suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a recent car accident they were involved in, you may be wondering what life may be like for them after suffering such a serious injury. To help you better understand the injury itself and what effects many who suffer with it experience, below we share some helpful information with you below. [Read more…] about What Happens When a Loved One Suffers a Traumatic Brain Injury After an Auto Accident?
When you are admitted into the hospital or your physician’s office to have a medical procedure performed, whether it is invasive or not, while you are aware that complications can arise, you likely don’t expect that a mistake will be made. After all, doctors and other healthcare staff are licensed and trained to work in the medical field which means they understand and are aware of how to perform the certain tasks they take on, right? Although you would assume this, not every medical professional performs their job to the best of their ability. Some make mistakes while others neglect to provide adequate care to the patients they are tending to. And while some are recognized for this, others continue on treating patients putting more and more lives at risk. [Read more…] about Surgeon Sued After Accidentally Removing a Woman’s Healthy Kidney During Surgery
Many technology companies today are fighting their way to the top, creating innovative products and gadgets consumers cannot resist. When one company launches a new product, such as a cell phone or a smartwatch, another is right behind announcing the creation of a similar device. With tension building and companies striving to produce the next best item, it can sometimes land a company in hot water, especially when they rush to create a product that hasn’t had enough time to be tested. [Read more…] about Could Apple’s FDA- Approved Series 4 Smartwatch Put the Company at Risk of Being Hit with Personal Injury Lawsuits?