Exploring the Causes and Effects of Brain Stem Injuries

The brain stem is located in the posterior region of the brain. It serves as the main connective trunk between the brain and the spinal column in mammals, including human beings. This vital piece of human physiology controls various bodily functions, including breathing, digestion, and… read more

Is there a Difference Between a Lawyer and an Attorney?

Sometimes, we hear the word lawyer and sometimes we hear the word attorney. They mean the same thing, right? Or is there any difference between a lawyer and an attorney?  In common language, our day-to-day discussions, we probably mean the same thing when we talk… read more

What Exactly Can a Process Server Do to Serve Papers?

Some legal documents must be served on the individuals named in the lawsuit. In a personal injury case, the initial complaint must be served on the defendant. The defendant is the person or party being sued for damages. A personal injury lawsuit begins with the… read more

Understanding the Mirena Crash and Your Legal Options if You’ve Been Affected

Over 99% of women of reproductive age who have ever been sexually active have used at least one form of birth control. One popular brand of intrauterine hormonal birth control, Mirena, has been associated with a collection of symptoms called the “Mirena crash.”  Hormonal birth… read more

Highest Paid Types of Lawyers: Must Read

A common misconception among non-lawyers is that all lawyers are rich. Many lawyers dedicate their careers to public service work or non-profit advocacy. They earn reasonable salaries. But the practice of law can be a lucrative career, particularly for ambitious specialists. The list of the… read more

Pregnancy and Car Accidents: What You Need to Know

Car accidents are the leading cause of fetal death of all causes related to maternal trauma. Hemorrhaging is a common complication of maternal trauma during pregnancy. Other potential injuries of pregnant occupants in car accidents include: separation of the placenta from the uterus, uterine tears… read more

How Tailgating Causes Accidents and How to Stop It

Every year, thousands of Americans are killed in rear-end collisions and hundreds of thousands more are injured. In fact, a report from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) several years ago noted that nearly half of all two-vehicle accidents are rear-end collisions. The report also… read more

What Happens If I Skip Jury Duty?

One of the most important civic responsibilities American citizens have is jury duty. Trials by a jury of one’s peers are one of the building blocks of a successful democracy – one that citizens are required to participate in. Both defendants charged with crimes and… read more

Understanding Herniated Disc C4/C5 and C5/C6 Injuries

Herniated discs are one of the most common injuries resulting from car accidents.  Common kinds of car accidents that can lead to herniated discs include: Rear-end collisions;  Head-on collisions; and Being hit by a car while walking as a pedestrian. After an accident, you may… read more

Popcorn Lung: Information on Causes, Diagnosis & Treatments

Bronchiolitis obliterans, also called “popcorn lung,” is a severe, chronic lung disease that worsens over time. Popcorn lung damages the smallest airways of the lung called bronchioles. It is mainly caused by breathing in toxins over time.  Many different chemicals have been found to cause… read more