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January 2018 Archives

Can marijuana use lead to serious accidents?

Drivers in Hawaii who operate under the influence of marijuana pose a threat to themselves and other drivers on the road. Although marijuana use is legal for medical purposes, users still need to smoke responsibly and take care to refrain from operating a motor vehicle until the effects have passed through their system.

Car accidents and chest trauma

Car accidents can have major impacts for drivers in Hawaii. While a collision often results in damage to the vehicle, it can also cause a number of injuries to the passengers in the car. While neck injuries, such as whiplash, are well known, the chest area can also take the brunt of the force and this can lead to serious damage.

How can morning sickness lead to birth defects?

Whether your pregnancy was a happy surprise or planned, you may have been elated to hear that you were going to have a child. Then, morning sickness kicked in, and you felt miserable. You experienced much more than a bit of nausea and occasional vomiting. Instead, you could hardly keep anything down and may not even have been able to function, let alone work, run errands or otherwise enjoy your pregnancy.

Cerebral palsy due to medical error

Parents in Hawaii who have a child with cerebral palsy may choose to take legal action against the healthcare team if it is suspected the injury is due to medical error. Cerebral palsy is one of the more common types of birth injuries, and the symptoms can vary from mild to serious.

Car accidents and brain injury

People in Hawaii who are involved in car accidents may come away from the event with a range of injuries - from light bruising to more serious harm such as paralyzation or brain injury. A blow to the head caused by a vehicular accident is known as a traumatic brain injury, and this can vary in severity.

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