Any type of burn can be incredibly dangerous and painful, but they can't all be treated the same way. In order to properly care for your injury, you need to know what caused it. In the case of chemical burns, you need to take special care to make sure that the injury doesn't worsen or spread. However, you may not be able to immediately recognize a chemical burn. In cases where you are sure here are the steps you should take:
In the largest jury award in New Mexico history, a judge agreed to uphold a jury's decision to grant $165 million in a wrongful death suit against FedEx. FedEx said it plans on appealing the decision.
Admitting to federal safety law violations, Fiat Chrysler has agreed to pay $105 million, submit to federal oversight, and hire an independent monitor. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fiat Chrysler had mishandled 23 recalls affecting approximately 11 million vehicles.
IKEA recently announced that it would begin offering free wall-anchoring repair kits for its child and adult dressers after two reports of child deaths.
Sometimes it can feel like construction zones are permanent fixtures of roads and highways across the U.S. While these zones are necessary for the maintenance and upkeep of this vital part of our daily lives, they bring a variety of hazards that, if not handled correctly, can lead to injuries and damage to both the construction zones as well as your vehicle. Some of the more common mistakes that can lead to injuries include:
A man is lucky to be alive after a Lowe's big rig rolled over onto his pickup truck. The man was stopped at a light on Hausman Road near Loop 1604 in San Antonio when a car swerved in front of the big rig. The driver of the big rig swerved to avoid a collision, which caused the big rig to roll over onto the pickup truck. The driver of the pickup truck was well enough to be able to crawl out of his vehicle after the collision. The driver of the Lowe's big rig was uninjured.
While there's a risk of fire after an accident, it's not something we expect from a supposedly perfectly functioning vehicle. Even though newer vehicles are using alternate power sources like batteries, automobiles have been historically powered by gasoline, a fuel source designed to burn incredibly efficiently and quickly. Car manufacturers pride themselves on creating the safest vehicles, citing numerous crash safety ratings on their advertisements, but how often do their products need to be recalled due to combustion hazards?
If you ever find yourself in an auto accident, your mind may not immediately turn to your auto insurance in the heat of the moment. Once you've ensured that everyone involved in the collision has received the necessary medical attention, you will need to get in touch with your insurance company. But do you know exactly how much your insurance policy will cover, or even what it will cover in the first place?