Vertebrae are the small bones that make up your spine, and they can be fractured by the force of a serious car accident. This a serious injury that can have long-lasting effects on your quality of life and your finances, so if another person's bad driving is the cause of your injury, you need to talk to a personal injury lawyer. Here's what you need to know about this serious injury.
Odd as it may seem, you may have determined whether or not you can file a case against the other party in an accident all the way back when you first signed up for your insurance policy. In the state of Pennsylvania, the type of insurance you carry can actually dictate when you are and aren't allowed to seek restitution for injury costs from other drivers directly.
Pennsylvania's Policy Is Choice No-Fault
The consequences of being involved in an accident can touch almost every part of your life. However, it's not unusual for victims to focus only on recovering compensation for medical bills and property damage and forget about other losses they may have sustained. One such forgotten consideration is loss of household services. Here's more information about how you can increase your damage award (or settlement amount) by adding this claim to your suit.
After you've been involved in an auto accident, there's a small chance that you end up in front of a judge. Most of the time, the case will take the form of a personal injury case, of which 4-5 percent fail to settle before the court date and have to proceed. However, when you consider that approximately 2.35 million people in the U.S. are injured in auto accidents each year, it's clear that people do frequently end up in court over an auto accident.
You probably don't think about being injured when walking into the bathroom at work. After all, you probably view the restroom as a place for some momentary rest and relaxation. However, restrooms found in offices and company facilities across America have several possible hidden dangers. Below are some of these hazards and how you can protect yourself from getting hurt:
1. Mopped floors
Custodial staff are usually tasked with placing the appropriate warning signs during and after mopping restroom floors.