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West Sacramento Rollover Accident

West Sacramento Rollover Accident

West Sacramento Rollover Accident – A one-car collision on September 18, 2018, occurred when the driver fell asleep while driving along Carlin Drive eastbound near Southport Parkway and crashed. The accident was reported by the driver himself, after he nodded off and his car rolled several times before landing on its roof, according to the West Sacramento Police Department. It is unknown at the time of this report whether drugs or alcohol was involved in the crash.

West Sacramento Rollover Accident Details

Redding Dump Truck Crash Hospitalizes One

Redding Dump Truck Crash Hospitalizes One

Redding Dump Truck Crash Hospitalizes One – On Monday, September 17, 2018, a collision that took place in Redding left at least one person with injuries requiring hospital care. California Highway Patrol (CHP) reported the accident the same day, stating that the crash involved a Sports Utility Vehicle and a dump truck. According to CHP’s reports, the crash took place during the afternoon on a highway located in the southern end of the city of Redding. According to local authorities, the accident caused serious traffic delays in the area. CHP has stated that they are investigating the crash to find out what factors may have been at play.

Collision Details

Mesothelioma Prevention

Mesothelioma Prevention

Mesothelioma Prevention – Mesothelioma is a deadly lung disease that has impacted countless families in the United States. Because of the fatal nature of this disease, mesothelioma has received a lot of attention from the news media in recent years. Typically an occupational exposure, mesothelioma can spread to other areas of the body and cause serious symptoms. Some of the statistics that have been published by Asbestos show that:

  • The symptoms of mesothelioma often do not show up for decades after exposure to the disease occurs.

PCL Injury Mechanisms

PCL Injury Mechanisms

PCL Injury Mechanisms. Knee injuries have been mentioned often in the news recently mostly because of high-profile athletes who get hurt during play. Even though knee injuries are prevalent among professional athletes, they can actually happen to anyone. According to statistics which have been published by Classic Rehabilitation:

  • Over 100 million people in the United States suffer from chronic pain.

Elk Grove Catastrophic Injuries

Elk Grove Catastrophic Injuries

Elk Grove Catastrophic Injuries – When Elk Grove catastrophic injuries occur, it means that the affected individual was injured in such a way that he or she may not be able to go back to the life they had before. Because of an accident, they may be unable to work, be permanently disabled or their injuries may involve long-term recuperation. The financial implications of a catastrophic injury can be enormous and a burden too large for the family to bear. When that injury was caused by negligence or an intentional act, recovering financial compensation is one way of resolving the monetary downfall associated with the accident.

How Can Elk Grove Catastrophic Injuries Happen?

Bone Fractures in Airplane Accidents

Airplane Accidents

Bone Fractures in Airplane Accidents – The advent of planes has given everyone the ability to fly to and from anywhere in the world in a matter of hours. While this has connected the world in a way that has never been seen before, there are also many risks that need to be addressed. According to some of the statistics that have been published by the NTSB:

  • Between 1983 and 2000, more than 53,000 passengers were involved in airplane accidents

Treating Truck Accident Traumatic Injuries

Treating Truck Accident Traumatic Injuries

Treating Truck Accident Traumatic Injuries – Those who drive large trucks serve an important role in the United States economy. By hauling supplies and inventory in large quantities from place to place, industries have the materials that they need to continue producing valuable products for our country. On the other hand, accidents that occur involving large trucks can also be incredibly dangerous. According to some of the statistics that have been published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA):

  • More than a quarter of trucks that were surveyed were found to have a problem with their brakes

Highway 4 Crash Leaves Motorcyclist Critically Injured

Highway 4 Crash Leaves Motorcyclist Critically Injured

Highway 4 Crash Leaves Motorcyclist Critically Injured – One motorcyclist sustained serious injuries on Monday, September 10, 2018, while traveling through Highway 4 near Brentwood. The unidentified male was hospitalized following the early morning accident, but authorities said that he is expected to survive. No one else was involved in the crash. It has not yet been specified as to what caused the accident. However, the accident still remains under investigation.

Accident Details

Common Redding Auto Accident Injuries

Common Redding Auto Accident Injuries

Common Redding Auto Accident Injuries – According to information released by UC Berkeley researchers, Redding has been the site of nearly 5,000 traumatic auto accidents over the last ten years. These accidents left well over 6,500 people with injuries ranging from minor to fatal. While the likelihood that you will be involved in a crash on any given drive is relatively low, all it takes is one accident to cause serious trauma that dramatically affects you and your family’s lives. However, many people are unaware of the symptoms that accident injuries can cause. The below article explains some of the more common serious injuries suffered in car accidents.

Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic Bile Duct Rupture

Traumatic Bile Duct Rupture

Traumatic Bile Duct Rupture. The abdomen serves a variety of important functions in the human body. Home to the liver, the spleen, the stomach, the kidneys, and the intestines, the functions are complex and require a delicate balance to provide the nutrition to all of the different organs in the body. Unfortunately, unlike the chest, the abdomen is not protected by a bony rib cage. This means that the organs are prone to severe injury in a traumatic accident. According to statistics published in the Journal of Trauma and Injury:

  • Over a period of four years, a study was conducted looking at a network of hospitals.

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