Individuals in Alabama and elsewhere seek medical care because they trust the expertise that a medical professional offers. However, these professionals are human, and they are subject to human errors much like anyone else. While mistakes could occur because they are simply not preventable and minor, others are due to negligence and could have a major impact on the lives of those impacted by a medical error.
While the holiday season is a time of happiness and cheer, it is also a time of year where accidents are rather abundant. In Alabama and states across the nation, the roads experience more traffic because individuals and families travel for gatherings and parties. Public places are busier with residents shopping for gifts and partaking in festive activities. And consumer goods are purchased and gifted at a high rate, causing the chances to encounter a defective product to be much higher.
Unfortunately, dangerous drugs can cause serious harm to victims. As a result, there are important legal protections in place for victims of dangerous drugs. Because it is estimated that each year approximately 200,000 Americans die from adverse reactions to prescription drugs, as well as side effects associated with prescription drugs, it is important for victims to know what they can do when harmed by Dangerous drugs.
Truck accidents are scary, and being involved in a truck accident with a logging truck or other semi can result in catastrophic injuries and fatalities.
A toy-related injury can be serious and traumatic for children and families which is why parents should be familiar with the legal protections available to them when their child has been harmed by dangerous or defective toy. Products liability legal protections provide remedies to help with the physical, financial and emotional injuries and harm suffered because of a dangerous or defective product.
There are time limits associated with personal injury claims that are necessary for car accident victims and other injury victims to be familiar with. The time limits are found in statutes of limitations which are laws that require a personal injury claim for damages to be brought during a specified time period and if the claim is not brought during the time period, the victims will be unable to bring a claim for damages in the future.
The consequences of nursing home abuse and neglect in Alabama can be both tragic and troubling for victims and their families. As a result, it is useful for victims and their families to be familiar with what nursing home abuse and neglect is and the personal injury legal protections that may be able to help them when they have been harmed.
Unfortunately, there are a variety of different types of common injuries victims may suffer in car accidents that are referred to as soft tissue injuries. Soft tissue injuries can cause great physical, financial and emotional harm and damages to victims.
While texting and driving laws can vary by state, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has promulgated strict rules that prevent truck drivers, bus drivers and other drivers of commercial motor vehicles from texting while driving and also limiting their use of a cell phone and ability to hold a cell phone while driving, as well as participating in other distracted driving behaviors while driving.
Unfortunately, consumers can be injured by everyday products though they should be able to reasonably rely on their safety. When a victim has been injured by a dangerous or defective product, legal resources are available to help them recover compensation for their damages that they should be familiar with.