A personal injury has the potential to stop you in your tracks. It can make it hard to have the life you had before you got hurt, making it all the more necessary to seek out the compensation you need afterward.
Most people agree that suffering an injury unexpectedly has a real impact on their lives. It changes how they live their daily lives, and it could change their ability to go to work or school. Whether you suffer from a brain injury, spinal cord injury or another kind of personal injury, your life changes the moment it happens.
Safety defects are a real concern, especially when those defects are concerning your vehicle. Unfixed safety recalls in vehicles that are being sold to unsuspecting buyers raise concerns.
Many injuries can cause a lot of pain, but one that is particularly bothersome is a broken rib. Fractured ribs can cause great pain with every breath or movement. Sometimes, they can create complications that threaten your life.
Winter is fast approaching, and like many Missouri residents, you may be taking your space heater out of storage or preparing to purchase a new one. Whether you plan to take the chill off these early fall days or use your space heater throughout the winter, you should understand the safety hazards associated with these small appliances.
Missouri residents who have been bitten by a dog or cat should take immediate action. Even if the bites themselves do not seem very dangerous, they can actually pose quite a health threat in the form of the infections that may follow.
Burns are classified according to severity. Generally, people know about first, second and third degree burns, with third degree burns as the worst. However, the burn scale actually goes higher. People are not aware of more severe burn levels because they are not common. Still, this does not mean that a workplace accident or another unexpected calamity in Missouri cannot inflict severe burns that go beyond the third degree.
Placing a loved one in a Missouri nursing home is almost always difficult, but the transition may prove easier if you have confidence in the level of care he or she will receive while a resident there. Unfortunately, though, nursing homes are often hotbeds for accidents, injuries and fatalities, many of which stem from falls. At Kelly, Symonds & Reed, LLC, we know that older adults are more likely to fall in nursing homes than many other residential environments, and we have helped many people who suffered fall-related injuries, or had loved ones do so, pursue appropriate recourse.
It does not matter whether the dog is a chihuahua or a mastiff – being bitten can be frightening as well as harmful. However, there is more of a focus on larger breeds when it comes to legislation controlling dangerous dogs, since big dogs can cause much more harm when they attack. Even so, many dog owners in Missouri and elsewhere feel that breed-specific legislation is unfair and stigmatizes entire breeds, when not all dogs of those certain breeds are vicious.
What sets plastic surgery apart from other forms of surgery done in Missouri is that plastic surgery is often viewed as an elective and unnecessary procedure. However, the fact remains that plastic surgery, no matter the motivation behind it, should be conducted with the appropriate care or serious personal injury may result. According to Heathline, there are a number of health problems that can result from plastic surgery, and it is important to be aware of them.