If you've been injured in an accident, or if you have suffered injuries as a result of medical negligence, you will need to contact an experienced attorney who can help you through these difficult times. Choosing the right attorney can be very complicated. You may ask yourself, "What is a personal injury attorney, and why would I need an attorney who specializes in personal injury?"
Every year, approximately two million people sustain head injuries, most of which are minor because the skull provides the brain with protection. However, over half a million head injuries each year require hospitalization. Injuries to the head are so common that almost everyone in their lifetime will sustain some sort of trauma to the head.
The American Heart Association has declared February 1 as "National Wear Red Day" to kick off its campaign encouraging awareness of the danger of heart disease in women. Heart attack remains the No. 1 killer in America while stroke ranks No. 3. Although many women mistakenly believe that the greatest threat to their health is cancer, in fact, coronary heart disease, which causes heart attacks, is the leading cause of death for American women. Heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases kills twice as many women than all forms of cancer (including breast cancer) combined.