Recognizing the Dangers of Being a Pedestrian

  Here at Skousen, Gulbrandsen & Patience, our car accident lawyers receive many questions regarding auto accidents. Car accidents do not always involve another driver. Sometimes they involve private property, or worse: a pedestrian. What does it means to be a pedestrian though? Of course, everyone knows that a pedestrian is defined as anyone who is walking or running alongside streets by foot to get to their destination. What many do not know however, is that pedestrian accidents have been … Read More

The Most Common Amusement Park Injuries

The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that thousands of people are injured on amusement park rides every year. In 2006, a combined 15,000 people were treated in emergency rooms for injuries related to amusement park rides, inflatable amusement park rides and water slides. Half of these were children. Victims of amusement park accidents can bring a negligence claim against the park and its employees, or a product liability claim against the manufacturer of a defective ride – or both. SGP … Read More

The Most Common Types of Neck Injuries

One of the most unfortunate aspects of neck injuries is that damage to one area of your neck often means damage to other parts of your body. That’s because all of the bones, joints, soft tissue and nerves are all connected, working together to hold your head up and allowing it to move. Many of the most common types of neck injuries can lead to pain in other areas of your body, making recovery a complicated process. Some of the … Read More

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