Personal Injury

Passengers Injured After Log Ride Overturns at Castle Park Amusement Park in Riverside, California

Ride malfunction left three people injured, one in critical condition. Riverside, Calif. —  A log ride attraction encountered a malfunction that left three people injured, one in critical condition, at Castle Park amusement park on Saturday, May 25. At around 4:30 p.m., two adults and a child were ejected from the log-shaped car as the motor-operated cart approached the bottom of the water-slide. Officials reported the accident injured a...
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The Importance of Knowing Burn Wound Care

Fire hazards are a common occurrence, from a small premises incident to a serious car crash. Burn injuries can result in both physical and emotional pain in these circumstances. Although you may not be able to prevent a fire from burning you, you can decrease the likelihood of severe injuries if you know how to treat burn injuries and are aware of what to do when these types of...
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FDA Strengthens Warning About Dangers & Risks of Sleeping Pills

Sleep deprivation causes over 100,000 car accidents and over 1,500 deaths per year, but that’s not to say sleeping aids are the answer to getting a good night’s sleep. Getting enough hours of sleep can save lives, but taking sleeping pills to prevent fewer car accidents is still risking a life… your own. Sleeping aids have become a reliant part of everyday society. With the long works days, hours...
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Diagnosing Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic, painful nerve condition that affects millions of Americans each year. CRPS is a chronic pain condition that most often affects one limb usually after an injury. The condition is believed to be caused by damage to, or malfunction of, the peripheral and central nervous systems. If you or a loved one suffered CRPS as a result of an injury caused by...
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Symptoms of Smoke Inhalation

Smoke inhalation is one of the leading causes of death resulting from fires. When a victim inhales smoke, it produces injury through several mechanisms, including: • Thermal injury to the upper airway • Irritation or chemical injury to the airways from soot • Asphyxiation • Toxicity from carbon monoxide (CO) and other gases such as cyanide If the fire that resulted in injury was caused by the negligent actions...
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Common Types of Burn Injuries

There are many different types of burn injury. Before you treat a burn injury, you should first determine the burn degree, cause of your burn, and how bad the tissue was damaged from the burn. How you treat your burn injury is important in recovery and scar prevention. Types of burn are classified from first to fourth degree. They can also be categorized by the source of the burn,...
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Timing Deadline to File a Burn Injury Claim

When you are injured in an accident that was caused by another party’s negligent actions, you only have a certain time period to file your claim for damages. Burn injury claims are no exceptions. The time limit for financial recovery can vary depending on what type of party or individual caused the accident. Below is helpful information regarding the time limit you have to file a burn injury claim....
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Smoke Inhalation Injuries Are Serious!

Smoke inhalation is a serious, life-threatening injury that can occur after only a few minutes of exposure to fire. When you breathe in extremely hot air and the gases, vapors and particulate matter present in the smoke, the air passages in your lungs can swell and burn. The result can be serious and even fatal to your health. Younger children and elderly people are the most vulnerable to smoke...
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Personal Injury Lawsuit Timeline

Two common questions most personal injury accident claimants have are what goes on in a typical case and how long it will take for the case to get settled. Below is a timeline of a typical personal injury claim and lawsuit. However, it should be noted that the timeline can vary depending on the specific facts of your case. Seek Medical Care and Treatment The first and most important...
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5 Reasons You May Need To File a Personal Injury Lawsuit

It is important to seek the full compensation that you deserve after being seriously injured in an accident caused by the negligence of another party. In some cases, you may not be able to settle your accident claim without filing a lawsuit. There are many reasons for filing a lawsuit. Five reasons are discussed below. Obtaining Compensatory Damages Seeking to recover the costs incurred by an accident or other...
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