Posts by Richard Plattner

Are Autopilot Systems Truly As Safe As They’re Intended to Be?

One of the biggest safety issues when it comes to the roadways these days is distracted driving that poses serious risk for crashes, injuries, and deaths. Fully and partially autonomous vehicles are supposed to help curb that risk, but how well do they really work? Autopilot systems are coming under scrutiny, especially since a Tesla…

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Brain Injuries – Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI)

A complementary technology is being used to supplement magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests to better detect and to show the severity of brain injuries. This technology, called diffuse tensor imaging, has been around for about 20 years. According to Imagilys, “Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) is an MRI-based neuroimaging technique which makes it possible to estimate the…

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Birth Injuries – Facial Injuries

Obstetricians and other doctors in the birth delivery and aftercare process should anticipate the many things that can go wrong – both in the delivery room and afterward in the hospital. There are many birth injuries that are preventable if they are treated competently and quickly. Some birth injuries affect a newborn’s life permanently. Others…

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Railroad Company Responsibility at Railroad Crossings

As a general rule, when cars or pedestrians cross a railroad track, they are crossing as the railroad company’s guest. As with property liability claims, the railroad company owes you a duty of care to ensure the crossing area is safe – in the same way businesses need to make sure their property doesn’t have…

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Premises Liability for Snow, Ice and Water in Arizona

Property owners and homeowners in Arizona both owe a duty to people who are legally on their property to protect the them from preventable hazards. More precisely, a property owner can be held liable for injuries due to a slip and fall – if the owner knew or should have known of a dangerous condition…

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How Long Will My Car Accident Claim Take?

Just as most injuries take time to heal, injury claims take time to fully prepare and document the key evidence. If you rush the process, your claim may not be successful, or you could end up accepting less compensation than you rightfully deserve. Insurance adjusters don’t work for victims; they work for insurance companies who…

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What Causes Chemical Birth Defects?

Birth injuries are often a result of preventable medical negligence that occurs during labor or delivery. Birth defects, however, develop during pregnancy, and may not be evident until the child is born. Many times, a birth defect is just an unfortunate anomaly that could not have been prevented; it was genetic, or related to an…

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