Blog Posts in July, 2018 Blog Home 3 Playground Hazards to Avoid Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 31-Jul-2018 For children, playgrounds are entertainment havens meant for adventure and recreation. Now that it’s summer, playgrounds are the place to be for energetic kids and their attentive parents. However, while playgrounds are built with good intentions, poor maintenance and a general lack of injury-prevention resources have turned these miniature adventure parks into high-risk danger zones. ... Share This Post: Continue Reading The Dangerous Link Between Anesthesia and Brain Trauma Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 26-Jul-2018 General anesthesia is a common cocktail drug given to patients during surgeries and medical procedures. When successfully administered, anesthesia renders patients unconscious by placing them in a reversible coma. While in this state, patients experience paralysis, amnesia, and analgesia. This is a very sensitive procedure, and the wrong dosage could lead to severe oxygen deprivation and brain ... Share This Post: Continue Reading The NFL, Concussions & Lawsuits Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 23-Jul-2018 On December 12, 2016, the Supreme Court rejected cleared the way for payouts of the $1 billion plan by the NFL to settle thousands of concussion lawsuits filed by former players, starting with those to those who have been diagnosed with brain injuries linked to repeated concussions. Initially filed in 2011, the class-action lawsuit was originally settled in 2013 for $765 million; however, the ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 4 Motorcycle Safety Tips Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 17-Jul-2018 To many enthusiasts, a motorcycle celebrates and epitomizes freedom, danger, and adventure. When the “danger” aspect gets pushed too far, however, it leads to nearly 5,000 motorcycle fatalities a year. Whether you’re a hardcore biker or a recreational rider, here’s a few safety tips to ensure your safety on the road! Tip #1: Wear Appropriate Gear Your motorcycle isn’t ... Share This Post: Continue Reading The Dangers of Hands-Free Devices Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 9-Jul-2018 Cell phones have become an integral part of American daily life by providing users with numerous social and technological conveniences. Unfortunately, cell phones are also responsible for 78% of all distracted driving accidents in the United States. Despite endless awareness campaigns and updated traffic laws, many drivers continue to reach for their cell phones while in the car. The Controversial ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Commercial Truck Accidents & Insurance Issues Posted By The Stewart Law Firm, PLLC || 2-Jul-2018 A personal injury case involving an accident with a commercial semi-truck or big rig is associated with several unique issues. Due to the severity of the injuries and the substantial costs related to these types of collisions, insurance companies have a vested interest to minimize the liability of their trucking company clients. So if you are filing a trucking accident claim, you can encounter ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 6 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.