What is a Concussion?

A concussion is a type of mild traumatic brain injury (TBI). It can occur when a blow to the head causes the brain to move rapidly and collide with the skull, causing brain swelling. This type of injury can have serious consequences, especially if you do not seek appropriate medical care. Some more information about concussions: Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) You may hear people use the terms “concussion” and “TBI” together or interchangeably. A concussion … Continue reading “What is a Concussion?”

When to Call a Malpractice Lawyer

When you go to the doctor, you expect to leave feeling better. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Doctors, surgeons, and other medical professionals can act negligently and this can result in unnecessary pain and suffering. Sometimes, it is difficult to tell who is at fault for a medical error. If you suspect that you or a loved one have been a victim of medical malpractice or negligence, you should call Grabb & Durando … Continue reading “When to Call a Malpractice Lawyer”

Common Injuries in Vehicle Collisions

Motor vehicle collisions can result in serious injuries. Sometimes, these are life-threatening and are immediately apparent after the accident. In other cases, you may not feel any pain for several days. It is important to always see a doctor after a car accident so that you can get the medical help you need for any injuries you sustained. Some of the most common injuries in auto accidents include: Head and Brain Injuries During an impact, … Continue reading “Common Injuries in Vehicle Collisions”

What to Know About Staph Infection After Surgery

Surgery can be a stressful experience. One possible complication from surgical procedures is a Staphylococcus aureus (staph) infection. Staph bacteria can infect any area of the body and it is possible to carry staph without having any symptoms of infection. As a result, surgeons and medical practitioners need to be extremely careful and follow strict hygienic procedures to reduce the risk of these types of infections. Here are some facts that you should know about … Continue reading “What to Know About Staph Infection After Surgery”

When You Can File a Product Liability Lawsuit

Every year defective or dangerous products injure thousands of people. Product liability law encompasses injuries that are caused by a wide variety of consumer products. The law requires these to meet certain expectations for safety. If a product has an unexpected defect or danger, then those who were affected can file a lawsuit against any manufacturers or sellers in the distribution chain.  Here are some facts you should know about product liability lawsuits:  Product Liability … Continue reading “When You Can File a Product Liability Lawsuit”

When to Call a Personal Injury Attorney

If you were injured due to an accident, it is important that you call a personal injury attorney. These cases are serious and need to be handled by someone that has the proper knowledge and experience. At Grabb & Durando, we have helped thousands of accident victims get the compensation they deserve. After any of these types of injuries, you should contact our law firm: Car Accidents Automobile accidents are among the most common causes … Continue reading “When to Call a Personal Injury Attorney”

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. Additionally, you must manage 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. In some cases, it may even be necessary to file … 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”