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Randy Appleton

Washington DC Metro Sued for $50 Million in Head Injury Case

A Williams & Connolly senior attorney in Washington DC has sued the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority for $50 million, stemming from a Metro station head injury that he claims left him unable to work.  The attorney claims that he […]

Melanie J. VanOverloop

Lack of Fall Protection and Proper Scaffolding Leads to Construction Site Injuries and Deaths

As of January of 2016, about 6.5 million people were employed in the construction industry. Despite its popularity, the construction industry has proven to be one of the most hazardous occupations in the U.S. In 2014, 899 construction workers were […]

Tatum O’Brien

Why Carry More Auto Insurance Than the Limits?

In North Dakota, drivers are required to carry a minimum amount of bodily injury liability coverage equal to $25,000 per person/$50,000 per accident, and $25,000 per accident for property damage. Why should you consider carrying more? When a crash is […]

Randy Appleton

Brain Injury Lawsuits Reveal the Risk of Treadmills

Going to the gym is supposed to be good for our health, but each year, thousands of Americans suffer injuries at fitness centers. They fall off equipment, drop heavy weights, or push themselves beyond their limits. The results can be […]

Kevin Duffan

Study Reveals Major Spike in Number of Young Concussion Victims

According to a study conducted by the independent, nonprofit organization Fair Health, the number of concussion diagnoses in children and teens under the age of 22 increased by an incredible 500 percent between the year of 2010 through 2014. National […]

Andrew D'Arcy

FDA Approves Head Injury Screening Tests

New computer software to assess the brain’s function after a traumatic head injury have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. According to the FDA, traumatic brain injuries account for more than 2 million trips to the emergency […]

Craig Kelley

Head Injury Cognitive Tests Approved by FDA

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved testing devices for evaluating head injuries with two different computer program cognitive tests.  The Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment is one of the tests and the other is the Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) and ImPACT […]

Craig Kelley

Do Not Forget Your Bicycle Helmet

It’s bicycle riding weather and with the increase in this activity comes the increase in head injuries.  Experts want people to know they can prevent severe head injuries by wearing bicycle helmets, so although the helmet cannot prevent an accident […]

Matt Devoti

Car Seat Safety: Buckle Up & Restrain Your Kids

Two children were killed in a collision earlier this week. Both kids were under the age of four years.  The children’s mom was driving one of the vehicles involved in the crash. The collision happened on Hanley Road near the […]

Melanie J. VanOverloop

Risk of Injuries to Children at Amusement Parks and State Fairs

For many families, summertime means roller coasters, funnel cakes and carnival games – all of which come together to be enjoyed at amusement parks or state fairs. Summertime fun can lead to injuries for children if there is not proper […]