Clinical trials for a neuro-spinal scaffold have brought hope to many who have suffered from severe spinal cord injuries. If you're in Georgia and were the victim of this life-changing type of injury, this may be something you'll want to know about. A scaffold that...
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Heavier trucks and Georgia catastrophic accidents
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Mar 30, 2023 | Catastrophic Injuries, Truck Accidents
Heavy trucks operating at high speeds are a threat on Georgia roads. These trucks are more likely than any other vehicles to cause catastrophic accidents. Trucks are larger, heavier and more powerful than they've ever been. When you factor in things such as distracted...
Management plan for severely burned patients
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Dec 29, 2022 | Catastrophic Injuries
Serious burn injuries include permanent, life-threatening damages from the skin deep into the nerves and veins. Recovering from this injury takes months and years of rehabilitation treatments in a medical facility and at home. In Georgia, there are recommended plans...
Catastrophic car accident injuries
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Dec 8, 2022 | Car Accidents, Catastrophic Injuries
While all Georgia car accidents hold the potential to cause serious injuries, some of them result in catastrophic ones. These types of injuries occur suddenly and create life-altering impacts. Catastrophic injury definition More than 1500 fatalities occur in Georgia...
Facts about traumatic brain injuries in Georgia
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Oct 12, 2022 | Catastrophic Injuries
A traumatic brain injury can change your life in an instant. If you think that you or someone you love has suffered this kind of injury, it's important to understand the signs and symptoms as well as what you can do to get the help you, or they, need. What is a...
Facial injuries from car crashes
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Oct 10, 2022 | Catastrophic Injuries
A Georgia vehicle collision could result in severe trauma to the neck, back, limbs, and internal organs. Not everyone realizes that accident victims may suffer facial injuries during a crash. Such injuries might result when a driver or passenger's face hits the...
What happens if you are paralyzed in a car accident?
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Jul 14, 2022 | Catastrophic Injuries
According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, vehicle collisions cause about 1/3 of all injuries that cause paralysis. Being paralyzed makes it challenging to make a living or perform daily tasks and alters the course of a person's life. Types of...
Coping with an amputation after an accident
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | May 12, 2022 | Catastrophic Injuries
Georgia residents can suffer catastrophic injuries after certain accidents. One of the most devastating injuries is an amputation. It can be psychologically difficult to deal with the aftermath. What type of accidents can cause amputation injuries? Certain types of...
Pain isn’t always apparent right after a car wreck
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Mar 18, 2022 | Catastrophic Injuries
It's not uncommon to believe that you weren't hurt after being struck by another vehicle while you were traveling on a Georgia highway. However, the truth is that it may take several hours, days or weeks for symptoms of common accident injuries to reveal themselves....
Temperatures and dangers may soon increase
On Behalf of Jody D. Peterman, LLC | Feb 17, 2022 | Catastrophic Injuries
Heat rises when the summer season arrives, and some years could be hotter than previous ones. A powerful heatwave could shatter records, leaving people struggling to get through a Georgia summer. Research suggests that temperatures may continue to increase in the...
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