As a law firm that represents those who are seriously injured, we are all too familiar with the devastation our clients and their families face when they seek our help. Below are some online resources providing a variety of information, many regarding safety, which we hope will be helpful to you and your family. Please take a moment to review some of the resources below, it may prevent a tragedy.
- Kids and Bicycle Safety (nhtsa.gov) – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration site provides information to help keep our kids safe while bicycling.
- Birthinjury.org (birthinjury.org) – A non-profit site for families who have been touched by a birth injury. A wealth of information and support options are available here.
- Brain Injury Association of America (biausa.org) – We handle a number of brain injury cases. Sadly, the numbers of these cases we are handling are on the rise. This site is a wonderful resource which shares warning signs, education and news involving brain injuries. The Brain Injury Association of America shares the same mission Viper Law Group does: to advance brain injury prevention, research, treatment and education and to improve the quality of life for all individuals impacted by brain injury. Whether the brain injury occurs from a car or motorcycle accident, fall or other trauma this site is an important resource for the injured person and their loved ones as they begin to deal with the effects of these injuries.
- Shepherd Center video page on YouTube (shepherd.org) – The Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury and brain injury. They have created some very informative videos regarding traumatic brain injuries and is an excellent resource to learn more about TBIs and mTBIs.
Drug and Product Recalls
- FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (fda.gov)
- FDA MedWatch (fda.gov)
- FDA Safety Announcements (fda.gov)
- Health Square (healthsquare.com) – Information regarding prescription drugs.
- MedicineNet (medicinenet.com) – A great resource which provides information on medications, diseases, conditions, and procedures. This site also has articles on a variety of topics and a medical dictionary.
- RxList (rxlist.com) – Offers a prescription drug search and provides generic drug names.
- The Merck Publications Online (merck.com) – Allows you to search medical manuals published by Merck Pharmaceutical Company.
- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (cpsc.gov)
- Disability Resources on the Internet (disabilityresources.org)
- United Cerebral Palsy (ucp.org)
- Social Security (socialsecurity.gov)
- Law.com (dictionary.law.com)
- Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute (law.cornell.edu) – This free site offers information regarding State and Federal laws.
- THOMAS Legislative Information on the Internet (thomas.loc.gov) – The Library of Congress maintains this site which provides an incredible amount of information on both current and historical issues before Congress.
- FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health (fda.gov) – The FDA provides the latest information including recalls and warnings.
- Motorcycle Safety (nhtsa.org) – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration site provides information to help keep motorcycle rider’s safe.
- The Ultimate Guide To Motorcycle Safety (tripbuzz.com) – This link has a variety of resources on it for motorcycle safety from riders safety organizations to sites about safety gear and laws.
Other Legal Reference Links
- American Association for Justice (justice.org)
- The Official U.S. Government Site for Medicare (medicare.gov)
- U.S. Census Bureau (census.gov)
Texting and Driving
- Don’t Text and Drive (stoptextsstopwrecks.org) – A site with statistics and tips encouraging us all to never text while driving. Five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting. When traveling at 55mph, that’s enough time to cover the length of a football field. Don’t text, it can wait!
U.S. Supreme Court
- Supreme Court of the United States (supremecourtus.gov)
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (nhtsa.gov)