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What Causes Spinal Cord Injuries?

What Causes Spinal Cord Injuries?

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, spinal cord injuries affect some 17,700 people each year in the United States. Spinal cord injuries, often referred to as “SCIs,” are extremely serious injuries that can leave victims with long-term complications, including permanent paralysis below the site of …

What are Catastrophic Injuries?

What are Catastrophic Injuries?

Catastrophic injuries are serious injuries that will have long-term effects on victims. While the exact definition depends on who you ask, these injuries usually result in functional impairment and typically involve an injury to the brain or spine. Functional impairments can include paralysis, cognitive problems, and/or loss of sensory perception. Some examples of injuries that …

Rollover Truck Accidents can have Devastating Results

Rollover Truck Accidents can have Devastating Results

California has more tractor-trailer accidents than any other state in the country. The sheer size and weight of commercial trucks – as much as 80,000 pounds – makes them especially dangerous. If such a vehicle loses control, especially at high speeds, the results are often devastating. Rollovers Most drivers know that SUVs and personal trucks …