Black Friday crowds bring out the worst in people. For many, this day is set aside to score the best deals and nothing will stand in their way of doing so — including other shoppers. Shopping injuries throughout the year are uncommon, and usually slip and falls or some other type of personal injury. However,
For expectant mothers, being in a car accident is a scary thing to consider. In addition to the injuries the mother can sustain, the growing baby can sustain a variety of injuries. Auto accidents are the leading cause of fetal mortality and serious maternal injury, affecting approximately 93,000 women each year. If you are in
Many times, people have occasions to call the police, and oftentimes, they use 911 because they believe it’s an emergency. Well something very strange has been happening, and that is, people have been calling the police because someone in their family is acting strangely. Maybe they’re screaming. Maybe they’re wielding a knife or a weapon. Maybe they just won’t calm down. A lot of these people have mental illnesses.
As our cities become denser and traffic becomes more crowded, bicycles are a more attractive option to many commuters. As a Seattle native and bicycle injury attorney, I’ve seen not only the devastating injuries that bicyclists receive in collisions with cars — whose drivers usually remain unhurt — but also the lenience with which the
Many injuries can result from an auto accident. Your spine, one of the most complex parts of your body, is also one of the vulnerable in the event of a collision. The effects of a spinal lumbar radiculopathy injury can be long-lasting and very painful.
The interesting thing about this case is determining who was at fault. Most would assume that the person that hit her and ultimately killed her would be the at fault party. However, in this case, the car that hit her was actually taking an evasive maneuver after another car failed to yield the right of way.
A few weeks ago, a man was arrested by police for allegedly assaulting the police and assaulting a police dog. A video of the incident clearly shows that the man was across the street. He was not violating any laws. The police should not have arrested him.
A concussion is a blow or shake to the head, causing trauma that can change the way your brain normally works. Concussions may also be called a mild traumatic brain injury, frequently occurring because of a car accident. Most people who sustain a concussion are back to their normal lifestyle in a matter of months, while others may take much longer to heal.
An accident that left 15 people injured, one with critical injuries, blocked traffic for over 15 miles of roadway on northbound I-5 south of Seattle today. A 25-year-old man was pulled from a car off the side of the roadway by firefighters. Five people were seriously injured and nine more sustained minor injuries. The Seattle
Whiplash is one of the most common injuries that can occur in a car accident. A study by European doctors found that whiplash can occur in collisions at speeds as low as 10 mph or less. One in five victims of rear-end car accidents experience whiplash, making it one of the most common auto accident injuries. Find out what you need to know about recovering from a whiplash injury.