shuttle bus accident injuries

California bus crash leaves 20 injured, 6 critically

Buses in general are a safer mode of transportation due to their massive size. However, they are not invulnerable to accidents. When a bus is involved in an accident, its passengers, who are often not wearing seatbelts, can suffer serious injuries or even die. On Sunday, May 22, 2016, a shuttle bus carrying 22 people returning from a women’s church retreat flipped over on a highway in California’s San...

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Herniated Disc Injury

Slip and Fall Accidents Resulting In a Herniated Disc

You can injure yourself in a number of different ways and in a variety of different accidents. One type of serious accident that can result in life altering injuries is a slip, trip or fall accident. These types of accidents may seem like a common occurrence and a simple accident that couldn’t really injure the victim. On the contrary, these accidents can be very serious and can result in...

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What Is Cerebral Palsy?

Common Sign and Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy

Pregnancy is a magical time, followed by an even more magical moment of giving birth. One of the most important wishes of every parent is to give birth to a healthy child. Unfortunately, this wish does not always come true. Not all babies are born healthy. Some come into this world with serious impairments and disabilities. While some of these impairments come about as a result of no one’s...

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Steps Pregnant Car Accident Victims Should Take

Pregnant Car Accident Victims: What You Need To Know

Getting injured in a motor vehicle collision is traumatic and stressful, regardless of the circumstances. However, if you are pregnant and already in a vulnerable stage of your life, a car accident can be even more devastating. When you are pregnant, you take any measure possible to protect yourself and the life of your unborn baby. However, in certain situations, like a car accident, this may be impossible. You...

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steps to take Aftermath of a Motorcycle Accident

How To Deal With the Aftermath of a Motorcycle Accident

Even if you are the most cautious motorcyclist, it is inevident that you will eventually get into an accident at some point in your life. Motorcycle accidents can be tragic, costly and result in serious injury and disability. What you do immediately after a motorcycle collision can significantly influence how the event will impact both your life and the lives of your loved ones. This article guides you in...

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motorcycle accident

The Importance of Motorcycle Safety Year Round

Motorcycle safety awareness is generally a topic for spring and early topic. However, in California, where riders enjoy the luxury of a four-season riding weather, it is important for motorcyclists and other motorists on the road to be mindful of important precautions and strategies to keep the roads safe for everyone. Alarming Motorcycle Accident Statistics According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), although overall roadway deaths have generally...

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Spinal Cord Injury

How To Manage Your Pain After a Spinal Cord Injury

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center at UAB, the common causes of spinal cord injury have drastically changed. As of 2015, the most common causes of spinal cord injury include: Vehicular – 38% Slip and falls – 30% Violence – 14% Sports/Recreation Activities – 9% Medical/Surgical 5% Other – 4% There are approximately 337,000 people currently living in the United States with a spinal cord injury,...

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Auto Accident Attorney

NHTSA Reports an Increase in Traffic Fatalities In 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that the United States experienced a significant increase in motor vehicle accident deaths in 2015. In just the first nine months of 2015, the NHTSA has tallied more than 26,000 traffic-related deaths, compared to 23,796 deaths for the same time period in 2014. This represents a nationwide increase of 9.3 percent. These statistics are especially disconcerting as they come after years...

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Concussion Injury

Concussions Are Silent Injuries With a Loud Impact

Concussions are a common, but serious, injury following most accidents, especially motor vehicle accidents. Regardless of whether you have been injured in an automobile accident, bicycle accident or a pedestrian-related accident, it is imperative that you seek immediate medical attention, even if your head didn’t make contact with anything. Your head does not have to hit anything in order for you to suffer a concussion. Since concussions are the...

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Safety Concerns of Hoverboards

Safety Concerns Halt Sale of Hoverboards on Amazon

When we buy toys and gifts for young ones, the last thing we worry about is the toy causing serious injuries. Unfortunately, this has been the case of hoverboards, which have been catching fire and causing widespread concern worldwide. Several brands of these self-balancing scooters made by Swagway have been yanked from many stores and online sellers, including Amazon. In early December, right before the busy holiday season, Amazon...

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