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Playground and Swingset Accident Risks

Playground and Swingset Accident Risks

Swingset accidents are on the rise today, which threatens the popularity of this favorite childhood pastime. Thanks to a number of recent tragedies involving playground equipment, authorities have begun to take a hard look at swings, slides and monkey bars. When...
Dealing with Car Accident Medical Bills

Dealing with Car Accident Medical Bills

If you’ve been in a car accident, medical bills can pile up quickly. If you incur serious injuries, treatment can be costly, but even if the accident was not your fault, the doctors and hospitals will look to you for prompt payment. In fact, you may even be denied...
Nursing Home Neglect a Growing Problem

Nursing Home Neglect a Growing Problem

Neglect of residents in nursing homes goes undetected and without repercussions all too often. Elderly residents may experience emotional or medical neglect, but more often, it is their basic needs or personal hygiene requirements go unmet in cases of neglect. If you...
Summer is the Worst Season for Drunk Drivers

Summer is the Worst Season for Drunk Drivers

When you think of drunk drivers, you may associate an increased risk with the winter holiday season. But the research demonstrates just the opposite. Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that summer is by far the worst season...
Proving Liability in Slip-and-Fall Cases

Proving Liability in Slip-and-Fall Cases

Many Idaho residents are hurt in slip-and-fall accidents each year. In most cases, they experience only minor injuries; however, in some cases the damage can be extensive or even permanent. This is especially true for older adults and those with limited mobility. If...
Teach Kids How to Avoid Dog Bites

Teach Kids How to Avoid Dog Bites

Dog bites are extremely common in the United States, perhaps more than you realize. The most recent research estimates 4.5 million canine-related bites per year, almost a million of which required medical attention.* Many of these injuries were considered serious,...
Liability in Texting-While-Driving Collisions

Liability in Texting-While-Driving Collisions

Texting while driving continues to cause thousands of injuries every year. The National Safety Council reports that 25 percent of all car accidents are caused by texting drivers, resulting in more than 1.6 million crashes every year in the United States. The chances...
Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

Any type of brain injury is serious, but a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is especially severe. Also known as an intracranial injury, TBI occurs when a sudden, external force such as a car accident damages the brain and its related physical structures. TBI as a result...