Serious Injury in Traffic Crash in Oregon

Serious Injury in Traffic Crash in Oregon
Oregon State Police are investigating a vehicular accident that occurred on Saturday afternoon in Highway 126E in Lane County. A 1994 Chevrolet Suburban was driving along the highway on Saturday when for an undetermined reason, the vehicle traveled off the north shoulder and crashed on a fence. The vehicle was driven by a 53-year old ...

Amputee Becomes Chaplain, Helps Others

Amputee Becomes Chaplain, Helps Others
Jack Richmond was driving a forklift at work when the vehicle overturned on him. It crushed his leg below the knee. It was 1987 and Richmond just had a daughter, who was just two months old at that time. “Initially when they told me I would lose my leg, I was in denial and disbelief ...

Specialized Training in Young Athletes Linked to Serious Injury

Specialized Training in Young Athletes Linked to Serious Injury
Recent studies show that young athletes who have specialized training in one sport have higher risks of developing serious overuse injuries. Dr. Neeru Jayanthi, a sports medicine physician from Loyola University Medical Center, explained the finding of the study in a conference in San Diego. Stress fractures and other severe overuse injuries were found in ...

Trial Ordered For Man Charged with Drunk Driving, Causing Serious Injury

Trial Ordered For Man Charged with Drunk Driving, Causing Serious Injury
A trial was ordered for a Milwaukee man after he has been charged with drunk driving, causing serious injury to three people. Michael P. Putman is charged with three counts of driving a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, causing serious injury. Driving under the influence is a felony that carries a maximum penalty ...

Massachusetts Hospital Handles Very Serious Marathon Injuries

Massachusetts Hospital Handles Very Serious Marathon Injuries
Massachusetts General Hospital was flooded with visitors and relatives of victims of the Boston Marathon explosions, which happened on Monday, April 15. The hospital was one of those who received victims of the explosion. 29 victims were brought to the hospital, 8 of which were in critical condition. Injuries range from cuts to amputations. The most ...

Japanese Automakers Recall Millions of Vehicles Over Airbag

Japanese Automakers Recall Millions of Vehicles Over Airbag
Major Japanese car makers announced on April 11 that they will recall a total of 3.3 million vehicles over airbag problems. According to reports, the passenger-side airbags deploy with too much force, with the tendency to send shards of metal to the passenger area. The recalls include 1.7 million vehicles from Toyota, 1.1 million from ...

Murfreesboro Police Department Investigates Serious Injury Crash

Murfreesboro Police Department Investigates Serious Injury Crash
The Murfreesboro Police Department’s Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT) has been called in to investigate a serious injury accident that happened on Medical City Parkway on the afternoon of March 8, 2013. It was reported that a pick-up truck and car collided in a “T-bone style accident”. The accident occurred at around 1:15 p.m. One ...

Man Charged With Felony In Motorcycle Accident

Man Charged With Felony In Motorcycle Accident
Steven D. Parett, 43, of Gladstone, Michigan, has been charged with a felony after a motorcycle accident that caused serious injuries to his sister in 2011. Tracie Lee Peterson, 46, sustained critical injuries from the accident. She has been cared for continuously at Rennes West Nursing Home for traumatic brain injury and several other medical ...

Woman Charged in ATV Wreck; Girl Seriously Injured

Woman Charged in ATV Wreck; Girl Seriously Injured
Kimberly A. Philpott, 31, of Boswick Lane is facing criminal charges for allowing a 15-year old teenager to drive an all terrain vehicle, after a near-fatal accident. The incident happened on November 18, when Philpott took a 15-year old relative for a drive on an adult-sized Can-Am Outlander ATV. Philpott insisted on taking the girl ...

FDA: Heart Device May Cause Serious Injury

FDA: Heart Device May Cause Serious Injury
The Amplatzer Torqvue delivery system, manufactured by St. Jude Medical, has been recalled by the company after the Food and Drug Administration found out that a wire inside the system is prone to breakage, which can cause serious injury or death during use. The system is often used during heart surgery, to mend holes in ...