Bedrail Injury Lawyer

Birmingham AL Bedrail Injury Lawyer When you visit your loved one in a hospital or nursing home, you may initially welcome the sight of a bedrail, which are intended to prevent falls. However, bedrails can often be dangerous and lead to fatal injuries. Government agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), have even [...]

2019-04-15T22:34:46+00:00

Bedsore Lawyer

Birmingham AL Bedsore Lawyer If your loved one is wheelchair-bound or bedridden, they may develop bedsores — especially if they’re receiving inadequate care. While not every bedsore is caused by nursing home abuse or neglect, you should always take these lesions seriously and ask hard questions when you discover them on your loved one’s body. [...]

2019-04-15T22:32:03+00:00

The Worst Roads in Alabama

In Alabama, a driver has a 1 in 3 chance of being involved in a car crash involving an injury or fatality in their lifetime. That’s a sobering statistic, but perhaps not a surprising one if you’ve ever traveled U.S. Highway 431, also known as the “Highway to Hell.” Highway 431 runs for 353 miles from [...]

2018-12-21T23:05:17+00:00

Rear-End Collision Fault: Is the Guy in the Back Always Liable for the Accident?

When it comes to determining rear-end collision fault, most people assume that the driver who does the rear-ending is always liable for the accident. And while that may seem to make sense, it's not always the case. To learn more about how to determine fault in a rear-end accident, contact a Birmingham AL car accident [...]

2019-04-15T22:28:27+00:00

Who’s More Dangerous? Teen Drivers or Elderly Drivers?

Earning your driver’s license is a rite of passage for many Alabama teens. We worry about our teenagers on the road because we know they need experience to become safe drivers. But, just as youth can be a cause for concern on the road, elderly drivers can be as well. In Alabama, teenagers and drivers [...]

2019-03-12T13:02:20+00:00

How and Why We Lose Our Balance

Some of the most common injuries that happen at work are the result of slips, trips, and falls. In fact, falls are the most common cause of deaths in the construction industry, accounting for more than 37% of all on-the-job construction deaths in the U.S. in 2016. Slips, trips, and falls were responsible for 27% [...]

2018-12-07T23:00:37+00:00

Bedsores in Nursing Homes: Just How Big Is This Problem?

Bedsores, and medical complications from untreated bedsores, are far too common in the U.S. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, more than 159,000 U.S. nursing home residents had bed sores in 2004. Residents over 64, those with nursing stays of less than a year and those with recent weight loss were more likely [...]

2018-11-26T19:34:45+00:00

What Happens When a Truck Hits a Motorcycle?

On a beautiful day in Alabama, there’s nothing like hitting the open road for a ride on your motorcycle. In fact, Alabama is home to more than 109,000 licensed motorcyclists. Unfortunately, the driver of a motorcycle is more likely to be injured or killed in a crash than those in a car or truck, particularly [...]

2018-11-19T19:31:55+00:00
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