The Super Bowl is one of those annual events that brings the entire country together. Regardless of which team you support—or whether you’re even a football fan at all—it’s a day on which the majority of Americans gather with friends to watch the big game.
In a previous post, we discussed the added risks of being involved in a slip-and-fall accident in late adulthood. Compared to younger people, older adults have more brittle bones--making them more likely to suffer a break in the event of a fall. In addition, older adults who takes a tumble also have a higher probability of suffering traumatic brain injury.
Many people believe they do not need medical care after being involved in a a car accident. It is very common for injuries to occur that are not immediately noticeable. Some car-crash victims suffer obvious, life-threatening trauma, but even serious injuries can go unnoticed immediately after an accident.
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The partial government shutdown has been going on for nearly a month--the longest shutdown in U.S. history. More than 800,000 federal employees have been furloughed or are being forced to work without pay. But this crisis also has a ripple effect, which impacts not just these workers--but society as a whole.
Since the advent of cell phones, we—as a society—are more distracted than ever. We stare at our phones when we’re at the gym, waiting in line at the grocery store or walking the dog. And even though, psychologically, we know it’s unsafe, most of us even do it when we’re behind the wheel.
The outcome of your personal injury case has the power to transform your life. A full and fair recovery can be the difference between maximizing your physical recovery, and dealing with a lifetime of pain and lost function. It can be the difference between keeping your home, and having to relocate. It can be the difference between continuing with life as it was before, or having to accept the loss of things you once enjoyed. So when it comes to picking someone to help you fight for what's right, it is important to have a skilled and dedicated team on your side.
If you sustained an injury at work or developed a condition related to your occupation, you may face medical bills. At the same time, your injury may prevent you from working, or force you to take on reduced hours or to take unpaid time off to attend treatment appointments. Workers' compensation can provide the benefits you need to get you through this difficult time.
New Year's marked the end of a six-week long holiday season. You ate, you drank and you were merry. Now that you're back to life as usual, you may be realizing that your pants are a little snugger--and you may be feeling extra motivated to hit the gym.