Depending on the type of work you perform, you might spend a significant amount of your working hours on your feet. Whether this is the case or not, it is important to take care to avoid a foot injury at work.
Every generation has its defining features and the millennial is no different. One notable feature is their driving habits, which a AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study found are not ideal.
Slip and fall accidents affect many Americans each year, and some can unfortunately result in serious or long-term injuries. Some of the most devastating types of such injuries are those that affect brain function. Being aware of the most common causes and symptoms of brain injuries as a result of a slip and fall accident can help you decide how to move forward in a legal case, or ideally avoid them entirely.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) accounts for about 2.5 million emergency room visits each year. The leading causes of TBIs include falls, assaults, and car accidents. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists traumatic brain injuries, often called concussions, as one of the major causes of fatal injury in the United States. Currently, physicians have only complex, subjective means to determine a concussion. Hopefully that is about to change, as researchers at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York may have found a simpler way to determine concussions.