The Dangers of Infant Milk Formulas

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) started receiving complaints in late 2021 that infants who ingested baby formulas made by Abbott Nutrition were being infected with dangerous bacteria that can cause gastronomical distress, sepsis, and death. The bacteria, Cronobacter, found in the Abbott Nutrition baby formulas, has a mortality rate of up to 40 percent.…

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What Happens to Workers’ Compensation When You Reach MMI?

Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) is a term frequently used in workers’ compensation cases. It refers to the point where a worker’s injuries will not improve using “generally accepted medical treatment.” The employee’s wellness following the injury is subsequently “as good as it can get,” which typically results in termination of TTD (“temporary total disability”) workers’…

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The Different Types of Traumatic Brain Injury

Just about any kind of serious accident can lead to a traumatic brain injury, called a TBI for short. Whether caused by a motor vehicle crash, a slip and fall, or an on-the-job accident, a brain injury can cause severe side effects and complications long after the initial incident occurred. These symptoms can include things…

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Big Trucks and the Dangers of Hydroplaning

With the winter weather arriving in Alabama, motorists are at the risk of inclement weather conditions. Even though we rarely have to worry about snowy highways and roads, we do see a lot of storms and rain. One of the biggest dangers of wet roadways is something called “hydroplaning,” which is something that occurs when…

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New Study Shows Dangerous Driving Behaviors Increasing

After a steady decline in risky driving behavior, a new report from AAA reveals a disturbing increase in self-reported dangerous actions behind the wheel – reversing the downward trend of the past few years. The most alarming out of the many behaviors reported was a drastic increase in the amount of drunk driving. Others included…

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Tow Truck Driver Injuries Are Too Common in Alabama

Working as a tow truck driver in Alabama or anywhere else in the United States can unfortunately result in serious injuries. Drivers do not always see tow truck drivers or move over for them, resulting in severe, if not fatal, physical harm. If you routinely work as a tow truck driver and sustained injuries on…

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Infant Head Shaping Pillows Can Pose Risk of Fatal Injury

Many products which consumers think are safe can cause serious harm. Among them are infant head-shaping pillows, which are marketed as medically related products. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released a warning about these pillows, saying they are not approved by the administration and may pose safety risks to babies. “The FDA is…

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