Serious Injury Archives

Medical Helicopters Increase Chances of Survival after Traumatic Injury

When people who have suffered catastrophic injuries in an accident or any other disaster, are taken to the hospital via a medical helicopter, they are much more likely to survive their injuries, even when their injuries are extremely traumatic. According to a new study, these patients have much higher survival rates compared to those patients… Continue reading »

Posted on June 25th, 2013 by Heller Law Firm, APC

Advances in Prosthetics May Help Amputees Live Normal Lives

The 2 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan may have been controversial, but there is one fact that Los Angeles personal injury lawyers can agree on. These wars spearheaded tremendous research into prosthetics development, triggered by the vast numbers of veterans returning home from these countries with missing limbs. As a result of that research, even… Continue reading »

Posted on May 1st, 2013 by Heller Law Firm, APC

Scientists Regenerate Muscles Using Pig Tissue

In what California personal injury lawyers believe is a ground breaking new development to help persons who have had muscle and tissue blown away in explosions, scientists are reporting progress in regenerating human muscle using animal parts. The US Defense Department’s Office of Technology Transition is financing an 80-patient trial that will focus on the… Continue reading »

Posted on October 4th, 2012 by Heller Law Firm, APC

Doctors Report Progress in Treating Hand Paralysis by Rewiring Nerves

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine are reporting the results of a path-breaking new experiment into the treatment of spinal cord injury-related paralysis of the hands. By using an innovative new technique that involved the rerouting of nerves to the upper arms and hands, the researchers were able to get a 71-year-old man… Continue reading »

Posted on May 30th, 2012 by Heller Law Firm, APC

Inflatable Pool Slides Recalled after Wrongful Death

The death of a young mother from injuries sustained in an inflatable pool slide accident has resulted in the recall of the slides. The Consumer Product Safety Commission is announcing the recall of thousands of Banzai inflatable in-ground waterslides. Approximately 21,000 in-ground inflatable pool slides are included in this recall. According to the company, the… Continue reading »

Posted on May 21st, 2012 by Heller Law Firm, APC

Spinal Cord Injury Patients Could Benefit from Botox

Urinary incontinence is one of the health problems that California spinal cord injury lawyers often see in people with a spinal injury. However, there now seems to be confirmed evidence that the use of anti-wrinkle drug Botox, can help in the management of urinary incontinence in adults with spinal injury. The Irish Medicines Board has… Continue reading »

Posted on October 26th, 2011 by Heller Law Firm, APC

Victims’ Families File Suit in University Shooting Case

In January 2010, troubled biology researcher and professor Amy Bishop opened fire on several of her colleagues at a departmental staff meeting at the University of Alabama-Huntsville. Bishop was subsequently indicted on criminal charges in the case, but several of the families of the victims who were killed in the rampage have recently filed wrongful… Continue reading »

Posted on March 29th, 2011 by Heller Law Firm, APC