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June 2019 Archives

Facial scarring due to a car crash

Many different physical, mental and financial challenges can arise when a motor vehicle collision occurs, such as a broken bone, a victim having a hard time paying hospital bills or depression. In some instances, all of these hardships are intertwined, and they can make it very difficult for victims to move forward in life. Some auto accident consequences, such as facial scarring, are overlooked by others. However, facial injuries which result in scarring can be very debilitating for victims on both a physical and emotional level.

Contaminated blood pressure drugs linked to possible cancer risk

According to CNN, the search for contaminated blood pressure drugs continues even after initial recalls. These drugs, which are angiotensin II receptor blockers, have been found to contain a substance known as NDMA. While normally an ingredient in rocket fuel and pesticides, NDMA can also occur as a result of a chemical reaction. Manufacturing issues are thought to be the cause of this batch of recalls, which impacts millions of patients and involves drugs from many different companies. 

Does an injury have you considering a personal injury claim?

Suffering injuries as a result of any situation can be difficult to handle. As a child, you may have had your fair share of scrapes, bumps, bruises and even broken bones. As an adult, you may have found yourself participating in less reckless behaviors and have lessened your risk for suffering serious injuries.

Is drinking while boating dangerous?

With summer finally here, boaters are excited to get out on the water and spend ample time in the sun. Some boaters will also indulge in alcohol aboard their vessels, which can lead to serious injuries with sometimes life-threatening consequences. The Boat U.S. Foundation explains how drinking alcohol while boating can endanger your life and the lives of other boaters. 

The long-term consequences of a bike accident

When someone is involved in a bicycle accident on the road, their life may be turned upside down and they may struggle with a number of immediate consequences that affect them, such as medical expenses, injuries that take months to recover from and emotional challenges. Sometimes, people are able to make a full recovery after a bicycle accident, but some victims are not as fortunate. Sadly, many people who are involved in bicycle accidents face a plethora of long-term consequences, whether they are financial, physical or emotional in nature.

Are there different types of autonomous vehicles?

Automated vehicles are touted as the solution to driver error, which was responsible for the 37,461 driving fatalities occurring in 2016. There are actually different levels of automation, some of which are already standard in many of the newer vehicles on the road today. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explains the different types of automation so drivers in Texas can stay well-informed.