Unfortunately, bicyclists are exposed to significant risks when riding anywhere in San Francisco. This is because they cannot always account for the safety, awareness and attention of drivers on the road, and may wind up seriously hurt in an accident because of the lack of protections they have on a bicycle compared with someone inside… Read More »
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How Is Car Accident With Internal Bleeding Treated?
There are many different injuries that may affect you after being involved in a car accident. It is very important to be screened by medical professionals, either your own doctor or the emergency room or an urgent care after being involved in an accident because some serious injuries may not be visible to the naked… Read More »
What Is a Cumulative Trauma Claim For California Workers’ Comp?
If you are hurt on the job or develop an occupational illness, you may be entitled to receive benefits of the California workers’ compensation system. There are many different terms that may be used to reference your claim, and it may be important to familiarize yourself with these as the case moves forward. One of… Read More »
Study Shows Impact Of Opioid Education And Awareness And Opioid Car Crashes
A recent study found that efforts put forth to curb the use of opioids due to the ongoing opioid abuse epidemic has had an impact on non-fatal vehicle accidents. The number of car crashes that involved opiates decreased significantly following years of efforts to raise awareness about the dangers of opioid use. Between the early… Read More »
How Long Does a Broken Ankle Need To Heal After a Car Accident?
There are many different injuries that you could sustain in a car accident and one of the most common is a broken ankle. There are many ways that the lower half of your body could be impacted when the car comes to a crashing halt and if you have recently been diagnosed with a broken… Read More »
Could Active Safety Features On Your Car Reduce Risks Of Accidents And Injuries?
Whether you’re shopping for a used or new vehicle, it’s likely that one of your top priorities is the safety of that car. Safety technology serves many features from the simple seat belt that restrains you inside and decreases your risk of being ejected from the car. Too much more advanced technology could prevent accidents… Read More »
What To Do If You Get Involved In A Thanksgiving Accident
Thanksgiving is a treasured holiday for many people, but it is also one of the busiest times to travel. Research from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration from the past five years shows that nearly 11,000 people were killed in the United States in car accidents during some of the most popular days off. Traveling… Read More »
What You Should Know About ATV Accident Injuries
San Francisco and other areas throughout California are sometimes popular for ATV activity. But as with any vehicle, there’s a chance for a serious injury. One recent study found that children are most likely to suffer severe injuries in ATV accidents. According to one study, children accounted for more than 1/3rd of all ATV accidents… Read More »
What You Need to Know About Fatal Bike Accidents In San Francisco
Riding a bike is a great way to save on gas, get exercise, and enjoy the fresh air of San Francisco. But bike riders are also at increased risk of a serious accident. Talking to a dedicated personal injury lawyer may be required if you or someone you know is critically injured in a wreck…. Read More »
What Kind of Medical Care Is Available To An Injured Employee In California?
If you sustain a work-related illness or injury, your employer pays for your medical care, either through a self-insured policy or through workers’ compensation insurance. The administrator of that California claim pays the medical bills. You need to tell your employer as soon as you get hurt so that they are aware of the injury,… Read More »