Amputations in Personal Injury Lawsuits
When an amputation occurs as a result of an accident – either during the accident itself or through surgery as a result of injuries from the accident – the injured party may be able to sue the people or organization responsible. Amputation involves the removal of all or part of a limb – an arm, hand, finger, leg, foot, or toe.Crashworthiness and Personal Injury
Crashworthiness refers to the degree of a motor vehicle’s vulnerability during an accident. Crashworthiness research programs test vehicles to find out how prone they are to make passengers and drivers defenseless in the event of a crash. This research has helped to improve automobile and bus design for greater safety.Florida Car Accidents: Seek Medical Help for Minor Injuries
Sometimes those car accident victims are out of luck due to the fact that they did not follow Florida’s strict rules and regulations regarding getting medical help after a car accident. The bottom line is if you are in a car accident in Florida and believe you may have sustained an injury you should see a doctor as soon as possible.Quadriplegia in Personal Injury Cases
Quadriplegia refers to a spinal cord injury that results in paralysis of all four limbs – both legs and both arms. Sometimes also called tetraplegia, this is usually the result of injury to the cervical spine (neck).How Does FMCSA Plan To Reduce Truck Driver Fatigue?
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has proposed requiring all interstate commercial truck and bus companies to utilize Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) to help streamline the government and increase safety. Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, said in a press release issued on March 31 by the FMCSA, that the “proposal will improve safety while helping businesses by cutting unnecessary paperwork.”