Spinal cord injuries or SCIs do not only damage the spinal cord; they are also responsible for harm to other body systems, such as the circulatory and respiratory systems. While we tend to think of SCIs in the context of loss of movement, as with a quadriplegic or paraplegic, many SCI victims suffer from difficulty breathing or performing other involuntary bodily functions. Ultimately, this type of damage may have long-term consequences as severe as loss of movement or ability to walk.
Have you ever wondered how a personal injury case is handled? How do attorneys decide on a settlement amount, and how do they communicate this to the other party? How are agreements reached, and how much does it cost to settle a case? These are all questions you may have if you are the victim of a personal injury. The process of settling a personal injury case is not simple, but understanding it can help you determine if your case is being handled properly and if you are recovering the full amount of compensation to which you are entitled.
There’s more news about the disturbing rise in pedestrian deaths in the U.S. A new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), the number of pedestrian deaths has reached a 28-year high.
We reported on this issue several months back when the results of a nearly global study were released.