What is the Glasgow Coma Scale?

The knowledge that your family member or friend suffered a traumatic brain injury in Georgia comes as devastating news. That said, such news need not necessarily signal that they will remain in a persistent vegetative state or experience significant physical or...

How much do burn injuries cost?

When you think about traumatic injuries, burns might not immediately come to mind. However, they are among the most expensive and agonizing. Burns are also more common than you might think in catastrophic car accidents. This is especially true if people cannot...

How does blindness occur?

There are many injuries that can lead to blindness. Your eyes are rather delicate. If you suffer a severe blow to the head or some other injury to your face, it could cause permanent damage to your eyes that leads to blindness.  According to the U.S. National Library...

4 causes of wrong site surgery

Having to go into a Georgia hospital for surgery is stressful, regardless of the reason. When you are having major surgery, you are probably a nervous wreck. Everyone is probably giving your advice and telling you everything will be fine. You may relax a little, but...

Common causes of truck accidents

Truck drivers in Georgia face multiple hazards on the road on a regular basis, and just the sheer size and weight of their vehicles increase their risk while driving. There are numerous causes of accidents involving large trucks, and they include other drivers and...

Are medication errors a common problem?

When you go to the doctor or hospital in Georgia and you are prescribed a medication, you likely take it without even checking to make sure it is correct. You place your trust in the prescribing physician and the pharmacist to give you what you need and to make sure...