Month: January 2020

These Diabetes Medications Could Double Your Amputation Risk

Published on January 27, 2020, by Matthew Sharp

Personal Injury

Diabetes medications containing SGLT2 inhibitors, such as Farxiga and Jardiance, may double a patient’s risk of lower limb amputation. Dangers of Diabetes Drugs Recent health studies show that popular diabetes medications like Farxiga and Jardiance present serious amputation risks of lower limbs, a risk that’s already greater for people with diabetes. While these drugs provide help with the management and treatment of diabetes, their dangers may far outweigh their advantages. Farxiga and Jardiance are part of a class of drugs called sodium-glucose co-transporter2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. New research shows [...]
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Here’s Why You Should See a Doctor After a Crash

Published on January 20, 2020, by Matthew Sharp

Car Accident

Many medical professionals and car accident lawyers advise victims to see a doctor after a crash because an evaluation can ensure hidden injuries are identified and treated. Some types of serious injuries my not be apparent right away, and delayed treatment could result in permanent damage or even death. Additionally, seeking medical help after a car accident ensures injuries are documented if a personal injury lawsuit becomes necessary. Seeking Medical Attention After a Crash A car crash often results in hidden health risks that require immediate medical attention. [...]
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What Is the Difference Between a Wrongful Death Suit and a Survival Action?

Published on January 13, 2020, by Matthew Sharp

Personal Injury

Negligent actions that result in the death of another person are grounds for legal actions. Wrongful death lawsuits focus on the family of the deceased, while survival actions focus on the decedent’s suffering. Recovering Damages for Fatal Injuries Wrongful death lawsuits and survival actions provide two options for legal recourse when negligent actions cause someone to die. Both options offer different ways to recover damages from the party who is liable for the victim’s suffering and death. Wrongful Death Lawsuits A wrongful death lawsuit centers around the family [...]
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How In-Cab Monitoring Could Save Your Life

Published on January 6, 2020, by Matthew Sharp

Trucking Accident

Commercial trucking companies are testing in-cab driver monitoring systems to detect fatigued and distracted driving behaviors behind the wheel. In-Cab Monitoring Systems for Truckers In-cab monitoring systems in commercial trucks are expected to reduce drowsy and distracted accidents for truckers. Advancements in technology have created sophisticated in-cab truck monitoring systems that view a driver’s head and eye movements behind the wheel to detect signs of fatigue, drowsiness, and other distractions that may cause a serious crash. Guardian System The Guardian monitoring system developed by Seeing Machines is currently [...]
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