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What can you do to prevent motorcycle accidents?

According to statistics published by State Farm, 80% of motorcycle accidents result in serious injury or death. Sadly, the majority of motorcycle accidents are preventable. The best way to prevent Kentucky motorcycle accidents is to educate yourself on some of the best motorcycle accident prevention tips.

Possible health risks posed by liposuction

People undergo liposuction to remove fat from their bodies that diet and exercise will not get rid of. Because this procedure carries risks, liposuction is not to be undergone lightly. Because of this fact, it is the duty of a Kentucky physician to inform you about all the potential health problems that could result from a liposuction procedure and to review your fitness as a liposuction candidate.

How does birth trauma occur?

Despite popular belief, most pregnancies in Kentucky and the greater United States end in successful deliveries. However, that does not mean that all births will go as planned. According to Birth Injury Guide, on average, 29 out of every 1,000 babies born in the U.S. will sustain some kind of birth injury during labor. Though birth trauma can occur for any number of reasons, including improper handling of a newborn by medical staff or incorrect use of instruments, there are certain factors that may increase a baby's risk of sustaining a birth injury.

Careless selfies can result in injury or death

The cameras in smart phones provide a quick way to snap an image of the phone user, and with the proliferation of smart phones in everyday life, people are well acquainted with the term “selfie” to refer to taking pictures in this manner. However, in the past few years people have suffered injury or death while taking a selfie due to insufficient awareness of surroundings. Kentucky residents should be aware that not paying heed to dangerous surroundings can turn taking a selfie from a fun activity to something quite deadly.

The true impact of a head injury

Kentucky residents who get involved in an incident that results in head injury can end up suffering from brain damage. This can take different forms and may result in different impacts on a victim based on the severity of the accident itself. Unfortunately, it will almost always result in the person's life being changed.

What is personal injury?

You may hear often about people going to court for a personal injury case in Kentucky. You may be left wondering what exactly personal injury is because these cases vary so much. It can get quite confusing because of the variations and the different things that fall under the personal injury umbrella. Knowing what this area of law is can help you if you should ever find yourself on either end of a personal injury case.

The causes of the worst kinds of bone breaks

Breaking one of your bones is serious business. Some bone breakages are minor enough to require moderate medical care and recovery, but the worst kinds of bone breaks can be very painful and life threatening. It is helpful to understand what can cause the most damaging bone breakages so you know what to expect when you go to a Kentucky hospital for treatment.  

Why is speeding so dangerous?

It is very common to drive over the posted speed limit on Kentucky roadways. Drivers do it every day. It is something society does not look down on. If you get a speeding ticket, nobody really says anything. While it is breaking the law, people do not consider it in the same way they consider other crimes. However, speeding is incredibly dangerous and puts everyone on the road at risk.

What is prior authorization?

Tactics that insurance companies use to cut their operating costs are known to add burdens to Kentucky policy holders who are seeking treatment for personal injuries. Fail first options are one such tactic, but insurers can delay a person’s efforts to receive coverage for their treatments in other ways. One of these methods is known as prior authorization.

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