Brain Injuries from Automobile Accidents

Brain Injuries from Car Crashes The brain is involved in everything we think, everything we do, and everything we feel.  It acts as an information highway, delivering messages from the brain to different parts of your body.  When someone experiences a brain injury, however, the brain functions are disrupted.  What someone used to be able…

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Motor Vehicle Accidents that Result in Spine Injuries

Motor Vehicle Accidents and their Resulting Spinal Cord Injuries Spinal cord injuries are one of the most serious and debilitating injuries a person can endure.  A spinal cord injury is any damage or trauma to the spine that results in either a temporary or permanent change in normal motor or sensory functioning.  They are generally…

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Steps to Take After a Motor Vehicle Accident

Steps to Take After a Motor Vehicle Accident You’ve just been involved in a motor vehicle accident.  What now? Knowing what to do after an auto accident is important, and can mean the difference between recovery and no recovery.  You will likely be “shaken up,” maybe even unable to think.  Here are some tips on…

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Hospital Errors

The Dirty Little Secret Hospitals Don’t Want You to Know Experts estimate that 98,000 people die from preventable medical errors each year.  Also, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention concluded that an additional 99,000 patients a year die from hospital-acquired infections. More Americans die each month from preventable medical injuries than died in the…

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Insurance Warning

Do You Know Your Rights? According to the California Highway Patrol’s 2007 Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System, there were 188,551 collisions on state highways in 2007.  Of the 188,551 collisions, 184994 resulted in injury.  Following these collisions, most vehicle owners report the accident to their insurance company and have their vehicles repaired.  Once the vehicle…

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FDA Pulls Hydroxycut

Weight Loss Product Causes Liver Damage and Other Health Problems On May 1, 2009, lovate Health Sciences, the Canadian based maker of Hydroxycut issued a recall due to the harmful side effects if its product.  The FDA reports that due to the use of Hydroxycut, there have been dozens of cases of liver damage, jaundice,…

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Insurance Companies and their “Tort Deform”

Their Actions Should be a McCrime Do you remember the infamous McDonald’s coffee case in 1992? Many people think that they know the story but the truth is that what you know or remember is probably wrong. Insurance companies are thrilled that what you know or think you know is wrong because it means that…

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