Monthly Archives: February 2015

Four Tips for Keeping Your Motorcycle in Safe Condition

Maintaining a motorcycle can be just as important as learning how to ride it. Maintaining tire pressure, brakes, greasing bearings that control steering and treating your motorcycle well during the first few hundred miles are several ways that motorcyclists can keep their bikes in safe and working condition. Since motorcycles allow no room for error,… read more

Toys with Unsafe Levels of Lead Are Still Being Sold to Parents

Toy manufacturers do not always follow the rules set by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and toys can be released that contain high amounts of lead. When toys are sold that contain defects or other unsafe mechanisms, children can be permanently injured. According to the CPSC, all toys manufactured after August 14, 2011 are… read more

Are Current Methods for Detecting Concussions Effective?

We have written previous blogs discussing how concussions can affect football players, but they can also affect people other than athletes, and unfortunately, more and more Americans are falling victim to this increasingly common type of traumatic brain injury. The number of concussions sustained by Americans has gone up 70 percent over the last 10… read more

How Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Focuses on Regaining Independence

Spinal cord injuries (SCI) occur when there is damage to the vertebrae ligaments and discs, affecting a persons’ ability to control their limbs. Depending on the severity of a spinal cord injury, rehabilitation will be very different. For example, someone with tetraplegia will have no control over all limbs, and may require an assisted breathing… read more

Can Concussions Cause Permanent Health Problems?

Motorcycle accidents can cause injuries that are capable of presenting long lasting health problems for survivors. Concussions for example, can create long-term symptoms that include memory problems, lack of impulse control and personality changes. Even with a helmet, it is possible to suffer a concussion in the aftermath of a motorcycle accident. What Is a… read more

Adaptive Sports – Activities Individuals Injured in an Accident Can Enjoy

Suffering a catastrophic injury is one of the worst parts of going through an accident, leaving some survivors with permanent disabilities that will involve extensive rehabilitation. However, some accident survivors are finding creative ways to move forward and have fun by taking part in recreational sports. After Luann Bannister was in a car accident that… read more

Three Reasons You Should Hire an Attorney After Your Motorcycle Accident

Motorcycle accidents are likely to cause catastrophic injuries that will require a lengthy period of rehabilitation. Unfortunately, accidents can also involve a long period of sorting through paperwork and dealing with other parties, such as insurance companies. It is important to have an experienced injury attorney be your advocate so you can focus on your… read more