Prior to the early 1990s, DUIs were rarely enforced on the street, and if they made it to court, they were little more than traffic tickets. Indeed, my own mother was hit by a drunk driver in the early 1980s. It was Christmas Eve, and the sheriff near the small town where we lived in […]
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Simply stated, Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) are unique. These injuries are quite unlike other types of injuries, and not just because of the high fatality rate. Other physical wounds, such as broken bones, may eventually heal, given time and treatment, but a traumatic brain injury is often permanent because once brain cells die, they never […]
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Fully-loaded large trucks often weigh more than 80,000 pounds. When they cause crashes, these trucks often cause catastrophic injuries and even death. And all too often, the police accident reports, which can be the first evidence obtained in these cases, might be inaccurate or incomplete.
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A soft tissue injury is classified as damage to a person’s muscles, ligaments, or tendons. They can be caused by a sprain, strain, overuse, or a single impact to the body that results in a contusion (otherwise known as a bruise). They are injuries that do not involve any bone or internal organ and are […]
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Because motorcyclists are almost completely exposed to danger, in that they are not insulated from the outside world inside a car or truck, a motorcycle rider is 28 times more likely to die in a car crash than a vehicle occupant.
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