When you're driving, you know that you need to keep your eyes on the road. If you look away for even a few seconds, it could be long enough to cause a collision. For instance, if you look down and approach an intersection too quickly, you might not notice a stop sign or oncoming traffic.
California families that lost a loved one in a serious accident may be able to pursue wrongful death claims. Especially if the family members were dependents, spouses, children or other close relatives, they may have strong wrongful death claims to pursue if it was negligence or unlawful behavior that caused their loved one's death.
Car accidents are common on the roads of Manhattan Beach and some of them can be severe, causing serious and fatal injuries. Dealing with the aftermath of a serious car accident is not only stressful, but overwhelming if you have been injured. Today we will discuss common life-threatening car accident injuries.
If you or a loved one is in a serious accident, one of you could end up in a coma. When you think of a coma, you probably imagine a state where the person sees and hears nothing. He or she may even be on life support. The fact is that there are a few levels of comas, and a coma isn't exactly the same as a vegetative state.
Most teens possess a trait that many California adults envy: a youthful sense of fearlessness. As youths, most people think they are impervious to physical harm or they might think they are experienced enough to avoid disaster. While many adults mourn the loss of their fearlessness, it is important to remember that no one is truly immune to serious injury or sudden death.
Many movies and television shows have made light of slip-and-fall accidents for cheap laughs. A character dramatically falls. Their feet go high in the air. There's a loud crash, maybe a joke. Then the character gets up, effectively unharmed.
On Tuesday, March 21, a male pedestrian was struck by an automobile mere yards away from the Santa Monica Police Department. Paramedics provided immediate treatment for the victim at the scene before he was taken to the hospital. Unfortunately, he died at the hospital, a victim of serious and fatal injuries.
After a car accident, you might think that you got away with only scrapes and bruises, or that your injuries only included a hurt limb. These should certainly receive proper medical attention, and you should also make sure that your medical care provider looks for signs of a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI).
When most people imagine a slip-and-fall accident, they imagine people hitting their butts on the floor, dusting themselves off and going on their way. In reality, as people age, the body becomes less resilient to this kind of trauma. What might have been cause for gentle teasing and laughter in your teen and college years can actually cause serious physical injuries to older adults.
Just around noon on Feb. 27, a charter tour bus crashed into two vehicles in the Mojave Desert. Unfortunately, the collision resulted in serious and fatal injuries involving nearly 30 victims. The report indicates that the bus veered into the opposite lane for "reasons unknown." It struck two small vehicles, a Chevy Spark and a Subaru Outback in a head-on collision.