Consequences of the BP Oil Spill

The 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is one of the worst man-made disasters that has happened in modern history, of that there is no question. People all over the United States have already been informed about the effects of the catastrophe due to its vast media coverage, and after 87 days of oil being spilled on the gulf, the damage seemed impossible to fix. It may be hard to keep track...

Staying away from Truck No-Zones on the Road

Road accidents are one of the leading causes of serious injuries and death in the United States. Even with numerous advocacies and campaigns against irresponsible driving, there are still those who have no understanding and care when they get behind the wheel. These irresponsible drivers are the real dangers on the roads, and are liable for any property damages and injuries that they inflict...

The Many Nasty Side Effects of Yasmin Birth Control

Filing for a personal injury lawsuit because you have been injured from using Yasmin is not something new in this day and age. There has been a great increase of women who have suffered from adverse side effects after taking Yasmin, touted as a second generation birth control pill that is better than the preceding ones. Although it is an effective contraceptive, many have reported having severe...

Preventing Dog Bite Injuries in Children

The fatalities due to dog bites have been increasing at an alarming rate, almost doubling in the past ten years. Because of the popularity of dogs as pets in the United States, personal injuries due to dog bites have also increased. Most of the victims are children under fourteen years of age, and what is most surprising is that most of these dog bite victims are owners, neighbors, or friends of...

Head and Brain Injury as the Result of a Physical Fight

Most lawsuits over a personal injury such as brain injury are over an accidental event such as a brick falling on a person’s head or falls from height in construction. But in some instances such as a physical fight, the proximate cause may be intentional although the head and brain injury may not. Such cases involving physical contact that result in head and brain injury are considered assault...

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