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Web Resources for Automobile Accidents:

Car Safety

Description: Injuries and deaths on our highways due to car and truck accidents happen every day. Protect yourself and your family from negligent drivers. Find out about crash testing, rollovers, recalls and defects and see just how safe you are in your car.

NHTSA’s Five Star Crash and Rollover Ratings

Description: Provides automobile crash testing results and ratings as well as information regarding automobile defects and recalls

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Description: NHTSA is responsible for reducing deaths and injuries resulting from automobile accidents on our nation’s highways.

Web Resources for Dog Bite and Animal Attacks:

Humane Society of the United States

Description: The Humane Society of the United States is dedicated to the humane treatment of animals. They are vigilant in protecting animals from cruelty, exploitation and neglect. They strive to build a bond between humans and animals. Animals that are loved and treated with respect tend to be safer for all.

Web Resources for Brain Injuries:

Center for Neuro Skills

Description: The Centre for Neuro Skills was founded in 1980. Its mission is “to reduce disability, maximize independence, and achieve the maximum possible quality of life for clients who have suffered brain injury within the client existing financial constraints.” Its website provides information and additional resources for people who have personally suffered a brain injury, or who have had a loved one suffer a brain injury.

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Description: For each of the last three years, Kessler Institute has been named one of the nation’s top two Rehabilitation Hospitals. It is recognized for its level of care for patients who have suffered traumatic brain injuries. If you or someone close to you has suffered a brain injury, this website will hopefully provide you with answers to some of the many questions you are facing.

Brain Injury Association of America

Description: Founded in 1980, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is the leading national organization serving and representing individuals, families and professionals who are touched by a life-altering, often devastating, traumatic brain injury (TBI). Together with its network of more than 40 chartered state affiliates, as well as hundreds of local chapters and support groups across the country, the BIAA provides information, education and support to assist the 5.3 million Americans currently living with traumatic brain injury and their families.

Harvard Medical School – Whole Brain Atlas

Description: This site is a collection of MR images of the brain. It shows images of the normal brain and the diseased brain including cerebrovascular disease, neoplastic disease, degenerative disease, and inflammatory/infectious disease. For the lay user, the neuroimaging primer explains some of the different tools used to collect these images. For the more sophisticated, the site provides tours that demonstrate and explain the progression of brain injury and disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease, brain tumors, and herpes encephalitis.

Web Resources for Food Poisoning:

Safe Tables Our Priority (S.T.O.P.)

Food Safety Chat

Web Resources for Motorcycle Accidents:

National Agenda for Motorcycle Safety

Description: This link summarizes the research of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s research on motorcycle safety. This is a good resource for issues facing motorcyclists, drivers and attorneys.

Web Resources for Premises Liability:

Falls Among Seniors | Leading Cause of Injury Deaths

Description: Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of deaths. They are also the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma, according to information published by the CDC.

Prevention of Slip, Trip and Fall Injuries

Description: Second only to motor vehicle accidents; slips, trips and falls are the most frequent accidents leading to personal injury. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), the major cause of accidental deaths and injuries in America are slip-and-fall accidents. Most injuries are ligament sprains or muscle strains, but a significant percentage of falls result in fractures to the hip or wrist.

Safe Steps Reduce Falls | Fall Injury Lawyer

Description: The Home Safety Council provides steps to identify potential slipping, tripping and falling hazards in the home. Millions of Americans are only a step away from becoming victims of the leading cause of unintentional home injuries –falls. Adults over age 60 rank highest for injuries and deaths resulting from falls, however, every age group is affected. According to the Home Safety Council, 5.1 million injuries resulted from slips and falls on average each year, with falls accounting for more than one-third of all unintentional home injury deaths.

New Stair Nosings Provide Safe Footing and Reduce Slips & Falls

Description: According the National Safety Council, “over one million people experienced a significant slip or fall in 2008, accounting for the number two cause of accidental death and disability behind automobile accidents.” Often times, the front edge of a stair can be the most unsafe. These stair nosings provide maximum non slip protection over the front of the step ensuring solid footing.

Web Resources for Slips, Trips & Falls:

Information on Slip and Fall Injuries from the Center for Disease Control

Description: This link takes you to the CDC web page that provides information on slip and fall injuries, specifically the rate at which older individuals suffer slip and fall injuries.

Tips on How to Prevent Slip, Trip, and Fall Injuries

Description: This link takes you to an ehow.com article discussing simple tips to help prevent a slip, trip, or fall injury.

Slip, Trip, and Fall Prevention Guide

Description: This pdf document provides safety information for people looking to avoid slip, trip, and fall injuries.

Web Resources for Spinal Cord Injuries:

Spinal Research

Description: Spinal Research is the United Kingdom’s leading charity funding medical research around the world to develop reliable treatments for paralysis caused by a broken back or neck. Its website provides valuable information concerning the nature of spinal cord injuries, treatment for such injuries and new areas of research that will hopefully lead to even better treatment protocols.

National Spinal Cord Injury Association

Description: Founded in 1948, the NSCIA is the nation’s oldest and largest civilian organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for hundreds of thousands of Americans living with the results of spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D) and their families. Its website is an invaluable resource for health, legal and research issues relating to spinal cord injury and disease.

The Miami Project To Cure Paralysis

Description: The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis is the world’s largest comprehensive spinal cord injury (SCI) research center. It is dedicated to finding more effective treatments and, ultimately, a cure for paralysis.

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