Blog Posts in December, 2014
Posted By Welebir Tierney & WeckWith the winter season and lower temperatures comes the annual cold and flu outbreak. Approximately 200,000 Americans are hospitalized annually because of the flu, and thousands of people die from flu-related symptoms every year. January and February are peak months for cold and flu symptoms nationwide because people spend more time indoors, exposing them to other people in higher numbers. ...Continue Reading
Posted By Welebir Tierney & WeckIf you suffer injury on a bus, there are several legal issues to take into account. You may be eligible to collect a large sum of damages, like one California woman who collected $15.3 million after suffering injury on a bus. The woman fractured her spine after the AC Transit bus she was riding cruised over a speed bump and 30 mph, in a 15 mph zone. The bump caused the woman to fly up in the air ...Continue Reading
Posted By Welebir Tierney & WeckDid you know that more home fires occur on Christmas day than any other day of the year besides Thanksgiving? It’s because of this reason that fire officials are emphasizing fire safety for this time of the year. “Start by making sure you have working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms,” says Massachusetts State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan. “Fires are always terrible, but they seem worse during the ...Continue Reading
HIGH SPEED REAR END COLLISION – CATASTROPHIC BRAIN INJURY
A car was rear-ended at high speed on a freeway exit, causing the bumper to be pushed into back seat where a 22-year- old ...
DELIVERY TRUCK ACCIDENT – AMPUTATION & BRAIN INJURY
National package delivery truck driver veered from his lane of traffic to on-coming lane and hit head on, drove up, and over ...
MOTORCYCLIST STRUCK BY VAN—SEVERE LOWER LEG INJURY
A school van turned left in front of a motorcyclist, nearly taking off his lower left leg. The accident resulted in a serious ...