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May 2014 Archives

Critically injured motorcyclist run over, dragged after crash

When motorcyclists in Jasper, and other localities, are involved in auto accidents, it is common for them to come off of the their vehicles. Not only can the ejection itself cause serious injuries, motorcycle operators are also at risk of being run over by other vehicles, or crushed by their own. Due to the serious injuries, including a head injury or broken bones, which can result from motorcycle accidents, victims may require extensive medical treatment and rehabilitation for even a partial recovery.

Tuscaloosa County trucking accident leaves two drivers injured

Each day, numerous commercial vehicles travel the streets and highways of Alabama, hauling their loads. With so many large commercial vehicles spending so much time on the roads, it is not uncommon for trucking accidents to occur. These types of collisions can be caused by any number of factors, including truck driver fatigue, poor road conditions, weather and vehicle disrepair. Regardless of the cause, accidents involving tractor-trailers can have a range of consequences, including serious injuries and, in some cases, death.

Families of deceased patients sue nursing home for neglect

With this week being National Nursing Home Week, many throughout Alabama, and the rest of the U.S., are celebrating nursing care facilities, their employees and their residents. While it is important to recognize the excellent care and support that most nursing homes provide, it is also important to raise awareness about the problem of nursing home neglect. Unfortunately, there are situations when those who are charged with caring for an incapacitated or elderly person may not provide a reasonable standard of care. In these cases, it can result in personal injury, permanent disability or death.

High-speed chase leads to fatal car crash in Foley

Even the safest of drivers, and their passengers, can be greatly affected by the actions of other motorists on the roadways. Distracted and negligent drivers can easily cause motor vehicle accidents with unsuspecting, safe drivers by not paying attention to the motorists around them and disregarding street signs and traffic laws. When another driver's actions result in a car accident, the consequences can range in severity from little or no damage to the vehicles to serious injuries or death.

Worker suffers crush injury while working in elevator shaft

In almost every line of work, there is the potential for employees to suffer a workplace injury. For some occupations, however, the risk can be significantly greater. In Jasper, and elsewhere, construction workers are among the most common employees to be injured on the job. These injuries can range in severity from very minor to fatal and can significantly impact an employee’s future ability to work.

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