One of the most interesting developments to note in defective hip implant litigation is the international scope it has now taken. Whether a plaintiff is in England, Switzerland, Canada, or the United States, it is clear that plaintiffs are stepping up to file lawsuits against hip implant manufacturers regardless of geographic location. There is incredible momentum behind the hip implant lawsuits that have been initiated in the international community, and hip implant manufacturers are
Role of Broadspire In Stryker Rejuvenate & ABG II Hip Implant Cases…
Dealing with a failed hip implant can already be stressful, but dealing with a third-party claims administrator can simply add to the stress. If you have a failed Stryker hip implant, then chances are that Stryker Orthopaedics has referred you to a company named “Broadspire.” This third-party claims administrator was created for the sole purpose of dealing with the over 9,000 individuals who have received defective hip implants.
Just as no two people are identical, the type of traumatic brain injury that someone suffers is never going to be identical. For some, a traumatic brain injury leads to permanent damage while others may have some semblance of recovery. Recovery often represents a long, yet necessary road in order to help patients deal with their new issues. There are two treatments that professionals commonly refer to, the Colorado Traumatic Brain Injury Medical Treatment Guidelines and the Brain Trauma Foundation’s Guidelines …
There are approximately 400,000 people throughout the United States living with the effects of spinal cord injury (SCI) at any given time. Even though statistics show that spinal cord injuries are more prevalent amongst males, anyone who is involved in an accident could experience a spinal cord injury at any given time.
Two different types of SCI
When talking about spinal cord injuries, there are two different types. These include the complete spinal cord injury (meaning the patient loses …
Despite the fact that smaller, compact cars are becoming increasingly popular with customers across the United States, that does not mean that they are always the best choice when it comes to vehicle safety. In fact, two new Kia releases and the Nissan Sentra fared poorly in the comprehensive safety test.
Testing for safety features in small cars
The U.S. Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS) tests car safety based on measurements in a number of categories, these include rollover …
When a woman is pregnant, chances are that she is going to receive countless tidbits of information about what might be good or bad for her and her child. However, despite the fact that many people mean well, sometimes they provide inaccurate advice. One of the most common misunderstandings is that pregnant women should avoid seat belts. However, research suggests that this is in fact not the case.
The Role of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Construction accidents occur every day, and it is the task of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to research these accidents. OSHA puts forth regulations that ensure the safety of construction workers and investigates claims. Currently, OSHA employes 2,200 inspectors who investigate the causes of dangerous construction accidents. There are a total of 90 local OSHA offices and 10 regional offices.
OSHA maintains a budget that can be drawn upon by
Accidents on the road may be a partially solvable problem – especially if we consider that 90 percent of all accidents on the road are attributed to human error. It is obvious that traffic safety programs must pay more attention to how the person is going to react in certain situations, not just whether new drivers are capable of handling a car.
We must promote good behavior…
Bad driving behavior makes up the majority of the road accidents. For example:
Man Dies After Fire Breaks Out in Chicago Nursing Home
In a sad turn of events, nursing home resident Michael Lewis died after a fire broke out in the nursing home. Mr. Lewis had been smoking a cigarette in the nursing home when he suddenly caught fire from the cigarette. Nursing home staff workers attempted to put out the fire, but they were unable to do so in a timely fashion.
The situation occurred when a lighter in Mr. Lewis’
In Chicago, there is a growing trend for people to choose bike riding as an alternative form of transportation to the use of vehicles. As gas prices increase, commuters are finding the low cost of using bicycles much more attractive than the use of cars for getting around the city. In addition to saving money on gasoline, commuters also enjoy excellent health benefits when they choose bike riding to travel to work.