Selecting a nursing home or assisted living facility is a big decision. There are countless factors to consider: the quality of care, the condition of the facility, the spaciousness of the rooms and the activities offered, to name a few. Yet one critical factor often gets overlooked - the security of the facility itself.
Did you know that slip-and-fall injuries are the second most common cases that personal injury attorneys litigate? They're surpassed only by motor vehicle accidents.
If you were unfortunate enough to be in a car crash, you might be tempted to pursue an insurance claim on your own. However, you should keep in mind that insurance companies have teams of high-powered lawyers. Are you qualified to go up against these professionals?
The pain that drove you to discuss a hip replacement with your doctor should have gone away once you went through the surgery and completed physical therapy. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, if your hip implant is made of metal, even if you are not currently experiencing any pain, your new joint could still be damaging your health.
In spite of a fast-paced world with cars lining the highways, Americans still ride bikes. In fact, a report by the National Sporting Goods Association found that nearly half of all Americans claim they ride a bike regularly.
Pokémon Go will go down in history as one of the biggest trends of 2016. Yet it also comes with risks. The iOS and Android app lets people catch mythical creatures by using their phone's GPS units and cameras to hunt them down in the real world. It's the first time an augmented-reality game has made such a huge international splash, and it's already taking its toll on some users.
A lot of us have experienced animal bites: Even the gentlest dogs can clip us with their teeth during playtime, and many cats are fond of using their teeth to snatch things out of our hands. Horses bite too, and whether you are a new or more seasoned rider, you could find yourself the victim of a horse bite.
According to Michigan Traffic Crash Facts (MTCF), The number of traffic accidents in the state is on the rise. Any traffic accident can be a traumatic and life-changing event, and during such times it helps to have knowledgeable legal advice to help you get back on your feet.
For the victims of dog bites and other types of domestic animal attacks, there's more to consider than just the physical effects of the bite or mauling. In many cases, the victims of these attacks - particularly young children - experience psychological issues such as post-traumatic stress (PTSD), anxiety, depression and in some cases, a life-long fear of dogs and other animals.
Spring is just around the corner, which means motorcycle season is nearly at hand. Before taking your bike out of storage and savoring that first ride of the year, it's important to remember a few proper safety precautions. Everyone knows that riding a motorcycle comes with inherent risks, but there is plenty bikers can do to better ensure a safe ride.