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April 2017 Archives

Too many fatal motor vehicle accidents follow distracted driving

In the fast lives of many British Columbia residents, it is almost inevitable that certain actions take place while driving because that is the only available time. It is not uncommon for a person to have a bite to eat, apply makeup, answer or send text messages and more during his or her commute to work. The need for people to multitask may be the cause of many fatal motor vehicle accidents, and distracted driving refers to much more than texting.

Cycling Safety for Cyclists and Drivers

Sunny days naturally draw people outdoors, especially after a long, snowy winter. For some, that means strapping on a helmet and hopping on a bicycle. Cycling safety is an important consideration for all road uses, whether you are a driver, or the one pushing the pedals.

Steps to take after car accidents before filing lawsuits

Suffering injuries in a crash is typically a traumatic experience. While getting the necessary medical treatment is the first thing to do, certain steps may help if a personal injury lawsuit is to follow in a British Columbia civil court. Whenever the negligence of other parties causes car accidents, the injured victims may hold them responsible for damages.

Car accidents can cause bodily harm, even when it's invisible

Many people in British Columbia who are involved in car crashes think they are unscathed if there are no visible injuries. If they see no blood, and they can get out of the wreck and stand or walk, they might refuse medical evaluation. The reality is that all car accidents -- even minor ones -- can cause trauma to the bodies of the vehicle occupants.

Car accidents can cause bodily harm, even when it's invisible

Many people in British Columbia who are involved in car crashes think they are unscathed if there are no visible injuries. If they see no blood, and they can get out of the wreck and stand or walk, they might refuse medical evaluation. The reality is that all car accidents - even minor ones -- can cause trauma to the bodies of the vehicle occupants.

Potential stem cell therapy for spinal cord injuries encouraging

Traumatic accidents can be devastating to victims and their families in British Columbia. Spinal cord injuries are especially troubling because so few treatment options are available.  Although there have been medical advancements in improved functioning and injury management, a cure for paralysis is not yet in sight. Researchers are looking into the neuroregenerative potential of cell therapies, and findings are encouraging but distant.

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