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June 2016 Archives

What does treatment for brain injury include?

Rehabilitative care following a brain injury can be overwhelming and costly. In addition, care for traumatic brain injuries can be financially and emotionally draining. Victims of brain injuries and their families may struggle with the uncertainty a brain injury causes and may wonder how brain injuries are treated following trauma, such as a car accident.

Star Trek actor killed in accident involving recalled vehicle

The vehicle that rolled backward recently killing its owner, Anton Yelchin, best known as a Star Trek actor, was a vehicle model that had been previously recalled. The vehicle was recalled due to a gear shift concern that was confusing to drivers who may accidentally be led to believe that the car was safely in park when it was in neutral. The actor was killed after he got out of the vehicle and it rolled down his steep driveway, crushing him against a mailbox that was reinforced with concrete.

Who may be liable for my truck accident and damages?

Because of the potential devastation of truck accidents, it is important to be aware of all the parties that may be liable for the harm suffered by the victim. Who may be liable to compensate injured victims for their damages? A negligent truck driver, trucking company and insurance company may all be responsible to compensate injured victims depending on the circumstances.

The rise in recalls of defective products in the U.S.

This blog recently discussed both the dangers and concerns associated with defective products when manufacturers fail to provide proper warnings. From food items to household items and cars, a variety of products have been recalled recently. Manufacturers have recalled thousands of products this year. Across nearly every product category, product recalls are on the rise and recalls are not expected to end. The Consumer Product Safety Commission, for instance, announces one food recall each day and annual food safety recalls have doubled since 2002.

Manufacturers may be liable for failure to warn of dangers

There are a number of different ways that a manufacturer of a dangerous or defective product may be liable to victims injured by the product. In some circumstances, a manufacturer may be liable for a failure to warn. Because it is a safety issue, it is important that consumers are familiar with the duties of manufacturers and the resources available to injured victims when the manufacturer has not fulfilled their duties and consumers have been injured as a result.

Help is available to victims of burn injuries

In addition to brain injuries victims may suffer when harmed by a negligent driver in an accident, victims can also suffer serious burn injuries. Burn injuries can be some of the most painful injuries for victims to endure and recover from. In addition to the pain victims may suffer related to a burn injury, they may also suffer scarring and disfigurement which can impact them for the rest of their lives.

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