March 2015 Archives

How big of an issue is distracted driving for teens?

It is fairly widely accepted that as a whole, teen drivers are considered to be a hazard on the road. There are multiple reasons generally pointed to for this including distracted driving. But just how big of a problem is this? According to the results of a recent study, bigger than originally thought.

Arbitrary Healthcare Pricing

Lawyers at Marsh, Rickard & Bryan have spotted a trend that affects our injured clients every day: Hospitals are increasingly going after the proceeds of tort recoveries and are seeking exorbitant recoveries against both their insured and uninsured patients.

Pressure ulcers could be a sign of nursing home neglect

There are many different things that could be a symptom of nursing home neglect. One of those things is the presence of bedsores. Pressure ulcers can appear in any patients who do not move a sufficient amount of time including those in hospitals and nursing homes.

March is brain injury awareness month but TBIs occur year round

Readers may not be aware that March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. While the sometimes serious injury is being highlighted this month, people throughout the nation, including those who reside in the state of Alabama, suffer brain injuries every month of the year. These injuries can seriously impact the life of the person suffering them as well as their caretakers.

Pension Advances: The New Payday Loans?

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today issued a strong warning to people who depend on their pensions to cover day-to-day expenses.  The CFPB says some retirees who are facing financial problems are responding to ads for cash advances on their pensions, sometimes with devastating results.

Man dies in explosion at workplace

A wrongful death lawsuit could be filed in a variety of situations including medical mistakes, product defects, nursing home abuse and motor vehicle accidents. They can also be filed following the death of an employee in a workplace accident. When a fatal workplace accident occurs, the family and loved ones of the person who perished are often understandably shocked and exploring legal actions may not be at the top of their list. Contacting a lawyer could make this process easier so that those left behind can grieve and deal with the tasks at hand. 

For best chance of surviving crash, wear your seat belt

Motor vehicle accidents are an unfortunate side effect of the nation’s dependence of cars and trucks for transportation. While the occurrence of these incidents can be reduced through a variety of safety measures on the part of carmakers and drivers, they still do occur and the outcomes can be devastating. In addition to property damage, people involved can be hurt as well.

Many things could contribute to a truck accident occurring

Most readers of this blog are likely aware that truck accidents commonly lead to a devastating outcome. The reasons behind such outcomes may not be as well understood by readers. In this post we will focus on some of those factors.

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