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Common Causes of Bone Fractures

A bone fracture occurs when a force exerted against a bone is stronger than the bone itself. When this happens the bone can crack or break completely. A broken bone is one of the most common injuries associated with an accident. There are many types of fractures and some are more severe than others. Factors that determine the severity of bone fractures are the strength and direction of the force, the particular bone involved, your … Continue reading “Common Causes of Bone Fractures”

Types of Injuries That Can Cause Paralysis

Paralysis is the inability to move a part of your body. There are many different types of paralysis. For example, you may have total inability to move the affected area of your body, or you may have the ability to move that area slightly. Partial paralysis is known as paresis. The condition can also be temporary or permanent. In some cases, you will be paralyzed from birth. In others, you become paralyzed due to an … Continue reading “Types of Injuries That Can Cause Paralysis”

Speeding and Car Accident Liability

Being involved in a car accident can be scary and overwhelming. The aftermath of the collision can also cause a lot of uncertainties. You need to recover from any injuries you suffered while also managing the financial burden of medical expenses, car repairs, and lost wages. In order to get the compensation you deserve, you may need to go through an insurance claim process or even file a lawsuit. You may be worried about liability, … Continue reading “Speeding and Car Accident Liability”

Most Common Injuries for Bicyclists

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics show that over 467,000 bicycle-related injuries occur each year in the United States. Bicyclists can face injuries due to overexertion or due to negligence on the part of others. Unfortunately, accidents between bicycles and cars are often the fault of the car’s driver and result in serious injuries to cyclists. Even riders who take all the necessary precautions can fall victim to these injuries. These are some … Continue reading “Most Common Injuries for Bicyclists”

Most Common Injuries Due to Negligence

In the context of personal injury law, negligence is when someone does not exercise reasonable care. This means that they did not take actions that a prudent person would take to keep others safe. When this lack of care leads to injuries, it’s important to take the proper legal action. If you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, Grabb & Durando can help you get the compensation you deserve for medical bills, emotional … Continue reading “Most Common Injuries Due to Negligence”

Determining Liability After A Dog Bite

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), over 800,000 people in the United States require medical attention for a dog bite each year. If you are a dog bite victim, you may be wondering what legal steps you can take. Medical care can be expensive and many animal bites come with significant pain and suffering. This is especially true if a dog bites a child, who may have to live with long-term physical and … Continue reading “Determining Liability After A Dog Bite”

What To Do After A Whiplash Injury

Car accidents have the potential to cause injuries that have a lasting impact on your wellbeing. One of the most common injuries in a car crash is whiplash. This is because most collisions cause your head and neck to move back and forth rapidly. As with any injury, it can be difficult to determine how to move forward and recover both physically and financially. Our team of experienced personal injury lawyers at Grabb & Durando … Continue reading “What To Do After A Whiplash Injury”

3 Most Common Injuries from a Slip and Fall

Slip and fall accidents can happen anywhere, from grocery stores, restaurants, or other public places. Regardless of where the accident occurs, a slip and fall can cause serious injuries. As the injured party, you may be facing large medical bills and a long recovery period. However, if your accident took place on someone else’s property due to the property owner’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation to cover your medical bills as well as … Continue reading “3 Most Common Injuries from a Slip and Fall”

Hospital Conditions that Can Lead to MRSA

When you check into a hospital, you expect to get the treatment you need and go home healthier. However, some people leave hospitals sicker than when they checked in. Hospital-acquired infections are a real and terrifying risk, and MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) is one of the most well-known. This antibiotic-resistant staph infection can spread rapidly throughout hospitals, nursing homes, and other care facilities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more that 80,000 … Continue reading “Hospital Conditions that Can Lead to MRSA”

3 Things to Know About a Semi-Truck Related Car Accident

If you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident involving a semi-truck, you are likely facing a lot of questions and concerns. You want to make sure you get the compensation you deserve. However, taking the proper legal action while also recovering from physical injuries is almost impossible to handle on your own. Luckily, Grabb & Durando’s personal injury lawyers are here to help you through the steps immediately following your … Continue reading “3 Things to Know About a Semi-Truck Related Car Accident”