Crush syndrome affects the body's internal organs. Initially, the person may seem unharmed. Car accidents can cause a wide variety of severe injuries, some of which are life-threatening. From traumatic brain injuries to spinal cord injuries, … [Read more...] about What is Crush Syndrome?
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The pain of losing a loved one is intensified when the loss is caused by another's negligence. Wrongful death is defined as a death that is caused by an action of another person in which the victim would have been able to file a personal injury claim … [Read more...] about St. Louis Wrongful Death Car Accident
There are more than 250,000 people who are injured by someone driving under the influence a year. About 10,000 victims are killed in accidents involving a drunk driver. People who are victims of a drunk driving accident can suffer bone … [Read more...] about The Cost of Driving Drunk
Car accidents are the number one cause of death among children - using an appropriate child safety seat can save your child's life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), child passenger safety is a serious issue that can … [Read more...] about Child Car Seat Safety – Missouri Car Seat Law
The most common cause of nerve injury after a car accident is a bulging or herniation of discs that lie between the spinal vertebrae. If the nerve is impacted at the thoracic or cervical level, the pain travels through the neck, shoulder, and to the … [Read more...] about Can a Car Accident Cause Cervical Radiculopathy?
Driving a car when you are tired can pose a serious threat to yourself and to others you are sharing the road with. Drowsy drivers have a slow reaction time and find it difficult to focus on their surroundings. In 2013, 72,000 car accidents were … [Read more...] about A Device to Prevent Drowsy Driving