How Do You Pick a Personal Injury Lawyer if Your Child is Hurt?

People are injured every day for a variety of reasons. If you’ve found yourself suffering from severe injuries due to a workplace injury, a car accident, a medical mistake, or some other situation that wasn’t your fault, you may be entitled to compensation to help pay for your medical bills, lost wages, and other losses. But how do you know if you should seek out the services of a personal injury lawyer after your child has been hurt? Well, first, you need to think about whether or not you … [Read more...]

Can a Personal Injury Attorney Help If Your Child Is Injured at School?

For any good parent, there is a natural inclination to protect their young. This rule, which applies to both humans and animals, is a positive instinct in most instances. However, as we no longer live in a primal world filled with obvious predators, it is important to control those instincts when necessary. Such is the case when your child comes home from school with some sort of injury. I am certainly not telling you to ignore your natural inclination to find the one responsible and tear … [Read more...]

This is How Serious Your Personal Injury Can Get

No one really thinks about how badly their lives can be impacted by an accident - until they’re actually in one. When you’ve been injured through no fault of your own, it would seem like an open and closed deal. You file an insurance claim, get compensated, recover from your injuries, and move on. Quite the contrary, it’s not always that simple. In fact, being in a serious accident can have a negative impact that trickles down to all areas of your life. You Need Legal Help Unless you’re … [Read more...]

Finding Ways to Deal With a Sudden Long-Term Injury

Were you recently injured in an accident or medical event that has left you permanently disabled? Was it because of someone else’s negligence? If so, the other party needs to take on some responsibility. One of the last things on your mind is scrambling around trying to figure out how you’re going to get the funds to pay for your medical care and household bills while being injured. There are resources out there and help is available. Some may be beneficial to your situation, while others may … [Read more...]

What to Do If Your Child Is Injured on Vacation

All year long, the family eagerly awaits vacation time and, invariably, the moment you arrive at your destination, someone gets sick or injured. Isn’t that always the way? Well, don’t panic just yet mom because there are steps you can take to ensure your child gets proper medical care when away from his or her own pediatrician. Royalty Free Photo 1. Research that’s Based on Your Itinerary One of the very first things you should do once your itinerary is finalized is to research hospitals, … [Read more...]

Three Common Kids’ Sports Injuries and How to Treat Them

Every year, nearly three million children visit the emergency room for help with a sports-related injury, and another five million see a primary care physician or sports medicine professional. Playing sports teaches kids all kinds of lessons, that they shouldn’t be avoided just because of the risk of injury. Instead, it’s important to know how to prevent sports injuries so that you can help your child avoid being one of the millions who gets hurt every year. And, in the event that they do get … [Read more...]

8 Stretches to Help Prevent Injury in Youth Football

Do these scenes seem familiar? You’ve been sitting on the bench for three-quarters of the game, just waiting for a chance to do your stuff. Finally, the coach yells: “OK, Jones. Get in there PDQ!” You stuff in your custom mouth guard, grab your helmet and leap off the bench. Now there’s this stabbing pain behind your knees, and you can’t walk at all, let alone get into the game… some hero. Or maybe you make it into the huddle, and the quarterback calls for the game-winning pass with you as … [Read more...]