Winter Activities Can Lead To Personal Injury

Personal injury can happen at any time, but the winter months always seem to see an increase in certain types of accidents.  Everything from walking to riding in a vehicle is a bit more dangerous when there is ice and snow present, so many falls, trips and other injuries occur even when people are just going about their daily routines.  When engaging in sports and leisure activities, the number of accidents may be even higher.

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Can Green Tea Really Help Spinal Cord Injuries?

The health benefits of green tea have long been a source of study and research. So far, research has shown that green tea is healthier than most alternative teas. Antioxidants found in green tea are claimed to be at least 100 times more effective than vitamin C in protecting cells and DNA from damage by … Read more

How to Minimize Your Chances of Being Injured by a Drunk Driver

All of us have at one time or another decided to head out to spend time with friends or family, and not many of us stop to consider some of the risks involved with such a plan. Most of us are responsible citizens in that we avoid drinking and driving, but we obviously cannot control the actions of others who may not make the same responsible choice.

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Proving Your Case in an Alaska Personal Injury Lawsuit

Generally speaking, people do not act maliciously towards each other in ways that they think will lead to serious injuries or worse. However, despite best intentions, accidents do occur and people do make mistakes that cause suffering in others. When these situations arise, people need to be able to stand up for their legal rights so that they can recapture the losses they have incurred and be made as whole as possible. The way to accomplish this is to file an Alaska personal injury lawsuit against those who may be responsible for their current position.

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The Top 5 Types of Alcohol and Drug-Related Crashes in Alaska

The Top 5 Types of Alcohol and Drug-Related Crashes in Alaska

Alcohol and other drugs are as prevalent as they have ever been in modern society, and despite all of our best efforts to curb the trend of more people using them it appears that abuse of these substances remains an enormous problem. Laws around the United States – including in Alaska – now feature very … Read more

How Serious is a Concussion?

A recent injury televised nationally to millions of fans has put the spotlight on concussions as a form of traumatic brain injury, or TBI.  When Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was injured on the field, many people began to ask:  how serious is a concussion?  Is it something to worry about?  Can it cause long-term disability or injury?  The answers to these questions may surprise you, particularly if you have been involved in a slip-and-fall or car accident that involved a mild head injury.

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How Common Are Spinal Cord Injuries?

Spinal cord injuries, or SCIs, are far more common than most people believe.  When you include all the possible types of SCIs, spinal cord injuries become some of the more common long-term injuries sustained in vehicle crashes, falls, and other accidents.

A spinal cord injury is defined as any type of injury affecting the spinal nerves, including the grouping known as the cauda equina at the base of the spine.  SCIs typically cause permanent damage that may be managed but not cured, although some types of injuries are treatable.  Spinal cord injuries lead to physical, emotional and social problems that affect all aspects of a victim’s life.

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Spinal Cord Injuries Can Impair Heart Function

According to a recent clinical study, people who have suffered spinal cord injuries also suffer from an associated increased risk of chronic heart function problems.  The study examined individuals who have suffered an SCI and compared their heart function at various stages to those in other groups.  They found that early interventions, particularly those that … Read more

Spinal Cord Accidents Per Year in USA

Spinal cord injuries, or SCIs, account for tens of thousands of accidents across the United States.  More than 300,000 people are living with SCIs at any given time in this country.  Spinal cord damage remains one of the leading causes of permanent disability and death among accident victims.  Here are a few facts about SCIs and how they impact Americans every day.

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