Personal Injury Articles
Awareness campaign to reduce brain injury risks in youth baseball underway
Some baseball helmet manufacturers are boosting standards for their head gear in the hope that better protection will help reduce the number of severe head injuries youth players receive on the field every year.
New website promotes community among traumatic brain injury survivors
People whose lives have been altered by traumatic brain injury (TBI) may find plenty of technical information online about these elusive injuries and the various symptoms they may cause, but it’s much more difficult to forge connections with others who
Family of deceased player Derek Boogaard sues NHL over his injuries, early death
The family of professional hockey player Derek Boogaard has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the National Hockey League (NHL), accusing the organization of subjecting Mr. Boogaard to severe trauma and then loading him up on potent, highly addictive prescription painkillers.
Bay Area limo fire kills five women and injures four others
FOSTER CITY, Calif. – A newlywed bride and four other women are dead after the limousine hired to drive them to a hotel in Foster City, Calif., caught on fire as it was crossing the San Mateo Bridge. Investigators are trying
Amusement rides send thousands of kids to emergency room each year
Injuries from amusement rides have sent 93,000 children to emergency rooms between 1990 and 2010, say researchers with the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. And at least 11,000 of those injuries were
Pediatricians warn kids not to try the Cinnamon Challenge
It sounds innocent enough – swallowing a tablespoon of cinnamon within 60 seconds without the help of a drink. Yet most of the people who take the Cinnamon Challenge, as it’s been called, end up gagging or coughing up the