We recently discussed some of the basic points regarding paraplegia. The fact of the matter is that a diagnosis of paraplegia is a very serious diagnosis. If you recall, paraplegia is a partial or total paralysis of the lower body. Diagnosing and treating paraplegia can be a costly and time-consuming process.
Anyone who has been involved in an accident and opts to pursue compensation for their injuries might hear the term "comparative negligence." This term refers to the legal basis of how a person can seek compensation that is based on fault.
Rollover accidents are serious accidents that are often associated with high-profile vehicles traveling at a high rate of speed. While these accidents are fairly uncommon, they can often lead to serious injuries and property damage. Our Ohio readers might be interested in learning more about these unusual, but not unheard of, accidents.
Have you ever stopped to think about what would happen if you were in an accident and unable to relay your medical history or medication schedule to the paramedics and medical professionals who treat you? If you answered "no," you aren't alone. Many people don't think about how medical professionals need access to medical information for patients after accidents. Of course, some people wear medical alert bracelets that can contain basic information, but not everyone does.
One of the factors many people look into when they purchase a vehicle is the safety record of the manufacturer. For some people, that safety rating is a huge factor. In some cases, people might purchase vehicles thinking they are safe only to find out that they aren't as safe as what they thought. Some of our Ohio readers might be interested in two recalls that are affecting people who purchased Range Rovers and Range Rover Sports.
When you think of someone being stopped for drunk driving, you might think that the drunk driver will be taken off the roadways. That is true in some cases but in others, the drunk driver might get what some consider a slap on the wrist. Even when there is an accident caused by the drunk driver, there is a chance that justice might not be served in a way that seems fair. As sad as it is, this is because of a loophole in the law.
Automotive accidents in Ohio have a huge impact on the state. Not only do these accidents cause injuries and deaths, they also impose significant financial consequences on the state. Consider how news reports always feature collisions that occur around the state, especially during wintry weather conditions.
Being involved in a car accident is a traumatic experience for anyone. While some people might think that the effects of the car accident end as soon as the physical injuries heal, that isn't always the case. Some people might experience post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of the car accident. Our Ohio readers might find this information fascinating.
When a person suffers a spinal cord injury, such as in a motor vehicle accident, it is critical that the effects be minimized. For this reason, treatment of the injury will often begin at the accident scene by emergency responders.
When drivers are in areas frequented by pedestrians, they must be extra careful to avoid hitting those pedestrians. If the driver has other people in the vehicle, this means avoiding becoming distracted by those people.