ATV Accident Lawyer: Is Off-Roading Safe for Kids?

Enjoying the outdoors on an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) is a popular pastime for many Americans. But while off-roading on a quad is exhilarating, it can also be dangerous – especially for children. And while severe and fatal ATV accidents are sometimes caused by driver error, all too often, these tragedies are the result of defectively […]

Five Leading Causes of Child Traumatic Brain Injury

A recent study was conducted to determine which products and activities are most likely to be involved in traumatic brain injury (TBI) at different ages during childhood. Researchers used data provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that was based on more than four million children and teens treated at emergency departments only […]

Baby Dropped on Head – Hospital Apology Not Forthcoming

If not for the father filming the birth of his twins, the parents would probably never know that a doctor dropped one of the babies on her head.  Medical staff in the delivery room would likely not baby Morgan’s parents that she was dropped and fell a few inches before landing on the bassinette. She […]

One Child’s Traumatic Brain Injury Inspires Hope for Others

Following the tragic death of their four-year old daughter Lauren, Dan and Ann Flood channeled both their grief and compassion for other infants with traumatic brain injuries into a non-profit organization entitled Lauren’s Hope Foundation. Lauren Flood was born three weeks premature in 2003. As the Flood’s second child, the pregnancy was predictable and routine […]

Babies at Greater Risk for Significant Head Injury

Babies and young children are at nearly twice the risk of head injuries compared to children of other age groups.  Head injuries are a major problem for babies as the injuries can cause serious and irreversible effects at a young age.  The heads of babies and toddlers are not as formed,  and thus are more likely to sustain serious […]

Concussions for Young Athletes

Concussions can occur in sports that children play.  It is a serious injury that should require immediate medical attention to ensure that the child’s injuries would not worsen. Several states are beginning to pass bills that would place restrictions on children with concussions from returning to a game without medical consent.  The main example of […]