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Potassium Problems Following an Auto Accident

Potassium Problems Following an Auto Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Car Accident Attorney in Sacramento. Our body is a carefully-balanced and complex superhighway of cells, fluids, and tissues that, almost every second, directs an incredible array of electrical impulses. This is only doable because those cells, fluids, and tissues thrive in a homeostatic setting where they conduct electricity good enough to send the signals to their intended locations. The secret to maintaining this conductive superhighway rests with our loyal friend: the electrolyte. The body depends on a delicate balance of its electrolytes to function properly. One of the most important electrolytes is potassium. This electrolyte can be thrown off if someone is involved in a car accident. A recent research publication focused on this.

Important Statistics Regarding Auto Accidents

Pseudotumor Cerebri in an Auto Accident

Pseudotumor Cerebri in an Auto Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento injury lawyer. Injuries to the head can be devastating for not only the individual but also their loved ones. There are many different types of head injuries that someone could sustain. One of the more common problems is called pseudotumor cerebri. Someone who is involved in an auto accident runs the risk of sustaining a variety of injuries. Some of these are more serious than others. Some relevant statistics to know include:

  • 55,000: Over 55,000 teenagers suffered a catastrophic personal injury in a car accident during the years of 2009 and 2010. These numbers were published by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Water Hazards in Auto Accidents

Water Hazards in Auto Accidents

I’m Ed Smith, a Car Accident Lawyer in Sacramento. When people begin driving, there are many different issues that they need to consider. Among these are the weather, which can drastically impact someone’s ability to operate a motor vehicle. Furthermore, failure to maintain control of a car could cause someone to drive into a lake or a stream, with potentially fatal impacts.

Rainy Weather: Driving on Wet Roads

 Failure of Airbag Deployment

Failure of Airbag Deployment

I’m Ed Smith, a Car Accident Lawyer in Sacramento. There are many safety devices in cars that have been put in place to reduce the number of injuries. Among seat belts and anti-lock brakes, airbags have also led to fewer fatalities in car accidents. Sometimes, failure of airbag deployment can happen.

How do Airbags Reduce Injuries?

Management of Acute Retinal Hematomas

Management of Acute Retinal Hematomas

I’m Ed Smith, a Car Accident Attorney in Sacramento. When someone has an auto accident or motorcycle accident, there are many different injuries they could sustain. One of the less common injuries is a retinal hematoma. Even though this injury is rare, complications could include blindness.

What is a Retinal Hematoma?

Commercial Driver Fatigue

Commercial Driver Fatigue

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Truck Accident Lawyer. Commercial driving has been a backbone of this country’s economy for many years and will continue to be so in the future. These drivers haul large amounts of supplies and equipment long distances, helping to keep small businesses running. The pressure to bring these supplies to its destination as quickly as possible contributes to truck driver fatigue.

Statistics on Driving While Fatigued

Chronic Nerve Pain from Facial Fractures

Chronic Nerve Pain from Facial Fractures

I’m Ed Smith, a Car Accident Lawyer in Sacramento. Nerve injuries are some of the most challenging medical problems to deal with because of the potential for the damage to become chronic. There are numerous ways that someone might sustain a facial fracture and, because of the many nerves that run through the face, the chance of damaging even one of them is high. When someone develops chronic nerve pain as a result of facial fractures, there are several issues that must be considered.

How do Facial Fractures Happen?

Benzodiazepines and Car Crashes

Benzodiazepines and Car Crashes

I’m Ed Smith, a Car Accident Attorney in Sacramento. One of the biggest problems we are facing right now is the abundance of drugs on the street. Some of the most common and deadliest drugs include opioids and benzodiazepines. These drugs can play a major role in car accidents. It is important to understand the impact they have on someone’s driving ability.

Benzodiazepines: Side Effects

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Lack of Seat Belts on School Buses

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento School Bus Accident Lawyer. Millions of children rely on safe transportation of school buses every day. Unfortunately, these buses do not have any seat belts on them. This places children at risk of injury. What happens if a school bus is involved in an accident?

Seat Belts Prevent Serious Injuries in Accidents

Injuries of the Aorta in Children

Injuries of the Aorta in Children

I’m Ed Smith, a Car Accident Attorney in Sacramento. The heart and associated blood vessels are responsible for carrying oxygen and nutrients to the rest of the body. One of the largest arteries is called the aorta. An injury to this important vessel could cause someone to bleed to death quickly. How does this injury occur in children?

Overall Statistics on Injuries of the Aorta

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