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In an auto accident, the body may be jerked one way, and then the other. Such forceful movement can often lead to a herniated disc injury. If you or someone you love has been in an accident lately, the following … Continue reading

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Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability among children. However, brain injuries do not have to be severe to cause long-term damage. Instead, studies … Continue reading

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Whiplash is classified as an injury to the soft tissues in the neck (muscles, tendons, and ligaments). Most frequently experienced in low-speed, rear-end crashes, such injuries can take weeks, months, or even years for victims to heal. Learn more about … Continue reading

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Although most children who suffer from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) make a full recovery, those with moderate to severe cases may experience long-term effects. This information, outlined in a new study, is one that parents should be aware of … Continue reading

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At the start of 2016, California passed a law that banned even holding a cell phone while behind the wheel. The aim was to hopefully cut back on the state’s distracted driving problem. Has it worked, or are drivers simply … Continue reading

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Statistics from the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center indicate that there are approximately 17,000 new spinal injury cases per year. Many of them were the result of a serious accident, such as a motorcycle accident, car accident, bicycle accident, … Continue reading

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Large, heavy, and difficult to stop, accidents with semi-trucks are often catastrophic. They are also likely to result in severe or fatal injuries for the victims involved. Sadly, many of them can be prevented. Learn more about the causes of … Continue reading

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Before cars, roads were made for people and bicycles. Now there are entire cities where the roads are well-designed for motorized vehicles, but not for the road users who are biking or on foot. Sadly, this has created a sort … Continue reading

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When a victim is injured in an accident, or because of someone else’s negligent actions, they have the right to file a personal injury claim against the negligent party. Of course, accidents are not always the fault of just one … Continue reading

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When a car crash results in the death of a pregnant mother and her child, the surviving family takes a double hit. Not only have they lost a loving mother or wife, but they have also experienced the loss of … Continue reading

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