Recognizing the Signs of Lead Poisoning in Children and Adults

By CAMlawProduct Liability

Lead is a heavy metal that was once used to make a wide range of consumer products, from paint to gasoline to children’s toys. However, lead is also toxic to the human body. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), a level of lead in the blood as low as 10 micrograms per deciliter can have significant health effects, …

Protect Your Guests From Burn Injuries This Labor Day: Top Tips

By CAMlawBurn Injury

When you throw a Labor Day cookout, you want your guests to go home with their stomachs full of delicious grilled treats and their heads full of fun memories. The last thing you want is to start a fire or risk causing a burn injury or other harm to yourself, your family, or your guests. Before you pack up the …

Anti-Psychotic Drug Use in Nursing Homes Raises Concerns

By CAMlawNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Powerful anti-psychotic medications have been prescribed to nursing home patients at alarming rates in recent years, despite the fact that the drugs have not been tested on elderly individuals and the effects are largely unknown, according to a recent article from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP). The use of anti-psychotic medications in nursing homes concerns Dallas nursing home …

Top Tips for Preventing Dog Bite Injuries

By CAMlawDog or Animal Bites

Dog bite injuries afflict 4.5 million Americans each year. Approximately 800,000 of these injured people need medical treatment for the bites. The overwhelming majority of dog bite injury victims are young children under 5. Although dog bites rarely cause death, they often inflict severe pain and create a fear of dogs that can linger for years – sometimes, for a …

Do Heads-Up Displays Make Smartphone Use in Cars Safer?

By CAMlawDistracted Driving

Experienced Texas car accident attorneys have long known that smartphone use in cars is a leading cause of distracted driving accidents, often resulting in death and serious injury to motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists. Most U.S. states have responded to these risks by limiting smartphone use in cars, and both tech companies and auto manufacturers have tried to find ways to …

Do You Know These Common Signs of Concussion?

By CAMlawBrain Injuries

Students between the ages of 10 and 19 are more likely to suffer a concussion during a sporting event than from any other source, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Younger children may suffer a concussion while playing or riding a bicycle. As recent studies have shown, the risks of a concussion for a growing brain …

Help Kids Stay Safe as They Head Back to School

By CAMlawPersonal Injury

Your kids might drag their feet as they head into a new school year, but each year gives them fresh opportunities to discover new things about themselves and to test their boundaries. You can help them stay safe as they learn and grow by practicing some simple back to school safety tips with your kids. Remind kids that as they …

Five Signs of Nursing Home Financial Abuse

By CAMlawNursing Home Abuse & Neglect

When most families think of “nursing home abuse,” they think of physical or emotional abuse or neglect. While it is very important to stay alert for these types of harm to your elderly loved ones, it is also important to remember that elderly individuals are also at risk for another type of abuse: financial abuse. Financial abuse affects elderly and …