Foot and Ankle Injuries Related to Car Crashes

Have you ever tried to balance on one foot? Unless you have incredible core strength, it is tough to maintain for more than a few seconds. That’s because our balance is designed to be shared across both of our feet. In fact, each part of our foot contributes an important role to our ability to…

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What You Need to Know about Recovering from Burn Injuries

There are several ways someone can become injured from a burn. According to the American Burn Association’s latest data, there are approximately 486,000 burn injuries requiring medical treatment each year in the United States. While many severe burn victims do not initially feel any pain, that is not a lasting reaction. The medical treatment required…

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10 Defensive Driving Tips for Drivers of All Ages

Many car accidents occur due to a driver’s own negligence. Common examples include drivers who speed, drive while intoxicated, and drive while distracted. Drivers may also cause accidents because they violate local traffic laws. All drivers need to anticipate that other drivers may cause accidents for these very same reasons. While you can’t control how…

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What Are the Safety Responsibilities of a Truck Driver?

Drivers of all types of trucks are responsible for any accidents that happen through their own negligence. This responsibility means that a negligent driver is responsible for your medical bills, lost income, physical pain, emotional suffering, scarring or disfigurement, and damage to your vehicle. In addition to the driver, other responsible trucking companies may include…

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The Dangers of Using NSAIDs When You’re Pregnant

The Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is concerned that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen may pose a danger to women who are 20 weeks or more into their pregnancy. The concern is that the NSAIDs may cause their unborn child to develop kidney problems which can result in low amounts…

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Who Is Responsible for a Left-Turn Car Accident?

As a general rule, a driver who makes a left-hand turn does so at his/her own risk. This means when you make a left-hand turn, you better be extra cautious to make sure there’s no oncoming traffic or that you have enough space and time to make the turn before the traffic gets close. As…

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Coping When Your Child Has a Birth Injury

Adjusting to life can be difficult for parents whose children suffer from the effects of birth injuries. Along with the challenges of caring for a child with special needs, there is the loss of the future they planned. In cases where a child will never be able to care for him or herself, the pressure…

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