Monthly Archives: May 2015
It is easy to believe that treatment for a traumatic brain injury ends when the patient is cleared by a medical professional and discharged from the hospital. However, a recent study by Canadian researchers, published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, shows that this is not true.
The study took into account approximately 30,000 patients discharged from Ontario hospitals after treatment for a traumatic brain injury.
The final result of the study is astonishing: roughly 36 percent of patients were readmitted within three years of initial treatment.… Continue Reading
Automakers realize the importance of manufacturing safe vehicles. With the help of advanced technology, these companies have been able to improve in this area with each passing year.
There is nothing automakers can do to prevent all accidents. There will always be times when a person makes the wrong decision on the road, thus leading to an accident that involves one or more vehicle.
Some companies are implementing warning systems in all new vehicles. These are meant to assist with crash avoidance.… Continue Reading
A spinal cord injury can change a person’s life forever. Not only can this lead to paralysis, but it can have a negative impact on the injured party’s finances.
The good thing is this: medicine and technology have come a long way. This means that anybody who suffers a spinal cord injury is able to get some type of treatment that allows him or her to improve his or her life and have a better outlook for the future.
The downside is the costs associated with a spinal cord injury.… Continue Reading
Our mobile society is out and about on Ontario roads every day, rain or shine—or snow. Most drivers are safety-conscious and yet, motor vehicle accidents still happen. Sometimes, they can be caused by someone’s carelessness, distraction or drunk driving. Other times, road conditions are to blame for the car wreck.
Recent reports explain the potential safety issue local drivers may have faced in the past and might continue to face next winter. The Auditor General reportedly found service levels performed by snow removal contractors have declined.… Continue Reading
There are many types of incidents that can result in amputation and/or disfigurement, including, but not limited to: motor vehicle accidents, sports accidents, and medical malpractice.
Not only are these serious, but they are also permanent. When a person suffers from an amputation or disfigurement, he or she will be forced to change their life in a number of ways.
If another party is responsible for your injury, there is a chance you could receive compensation. This is something many people consider as they are aware of the economic impact an injury like this can have on their life.… Continue Reading
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