Author: Margaret Moses Branch

Why Pipeline Explosions Are A Risk For Oil Workers


Some occupations are certainly more hazardous than others, including those who work on and around pipelines. Oil pipelines are the lifeblood of not just the American economy but the global economy, and these workers perform incredibly valuable functions. However, the explosion risks are real, and we want to discuss what that’s the case.  Pipeline Explosions… read more

What to Do After an Oil Rig Accident?


Oil rigs present challenging work environments, and any individual working on these rigs who sustains an injury must act quickly for their health and well-being. Here, we want to review the steps that injury victims should take after sustaining an injury in an oil rig accident. Step One: Check for Injuries If you ever find… read more

What Damages Can You Recover From a Pipeline Explosion Injury?


Individuals who work around pipelines face significant risks on a daily basis. In the event a pipeline explosion does cause injuries, individuals may be able to recover compensation for their losses. Here, we want to review some of the damages that may be available, and we want to specifically touch on workers’ compensation laws in… read more

How Do You Prove Liability for a Dangerous Drugs Lawsuit? 


Millions of Americans depend on medications to help them become healthy or remain healthy. Unfortunately, there are times when some medications are defective and cause significant illnesses and even death. When a person is harmed due to a dangerous medication, they may be able to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer or retailer to recover… read more

How Do Dangerous Drugs Lead To Lawsuits?


Even though millions of Americans rely on medications each day, there are times when individuals sustain significant harm as a result of a dangerous drug. Sometimes, these medications are prescription, but they can also be harmful over-the-counter medications. Here, we want to discuss how dangerous drugs lead to lawsuits by consumers as they seek to… read more

Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)


A birth injury is physical harm a baby or mother incurs during pregnancy, labor, delivery, or the postnatal period. With every 1,000 births in the United States, six to eight babies suffer a birth injury. These injuries account for approximately 2% of neonatal deaths and stillbirths. Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a serious birth injury… read more

Neonatal Encephalopathy (Brain Injury in a Newborn)


According to the National Vital Statistics Report, birth injuries occur during pregnancy, labor, or in the brief period after delivery. These traumatic events damage prenatal or neonatal children, impairing their body’s function or structure. Ranging from mild to severe, birth injuries happen in an average of seven out of every 1,000 births, and about 2%… read more

Damages Available in New Mexico Personal Injury Cases


When individuals sustain injuries caused by the negligent actions of others, they should be able to recover compensation either through an insurance settlement or through a personal injury lawsuit against the other party. However, it can be confusing to understand the different types of damages available, particularly if you have never been through any type… read more

Delivery Truck Accident Attorney

Delivery trucks are such a common sight around most areas that you probably do not even think twice about driving near them. However, what happens if you end up involved in an accident with a delivery vehicle? Major online retailers, such as Amazon, eBay, Walmart, and many others, have exploded in popularity. This has significantly… read more

Important Evidence in Truck Accident Cases

When a truck accident occurs, the focus must be on medical care. However, it is also important to consider compensation recovery, and this involves gathering evidence. Evidence is crucial for determining liability so that victims can recover the money they need for their losses. Here, we want to discuss some of the most important types… read more