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Personal injury is the matter of civil law. Personal injury is a legal term for an injury to the body, mind or emotions. Personal injuries can be particularly serious or have long-lasting effects.

There is personal injury law which refers to the legal remedies and defenses involved in civil lawsuits brought as a result of wrongful conduct.

Types of personal injury:

Common types of personal injury include;

  • Work accidents
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Tripping accidents
  • Product defect accidents
  • Medical malpractice
  • Boating and Recreational Accidents

If you have been injured because of work place carelessness or if you become ill at your work place then workers’ compensation laws provide a safety net to help compensate individuals for, among other things, their medical expenses, lost wages, and for their injuries. Injured workers are entitled to receive statutory benefits irrespective of whether they are at fault for the accident.

Millions of peoples injured each year in road accidents. Sometimes the accident can become fatal and person can loss his or her life. Automobile accidents account for majority of personal injury claims as every 10 second a person is taken to the emergency room for injuries sustained in a car accident and every 16 minutes someone dies in a road traffic accident. If you ever have been injured or you lost a loved one because of another driver’s carelessness or wrongdoing, then you have the right under legal system to pursue monetary compensation for your personal injury or for your loss. The injury can be physical or financial, and the responsible party can be an individual, an automobile manufacturer, or a corporate or governmental entity. They have to compensate for your loss.

Tripping accidents can lead to serious or sometimes lifelong injuries.  These accidents occur when a hazardous object or condition causes a person to trip and fall down. If these accidents occur on someone else property then the owner of that property may be held liable for any injuries sustained from the accident.

Defective product can also cause personal injury or in worst cases it can be life threating. Examples of personal injuries caused by harmful products include dangerous drugs, food, consumer products, and children’s’ products. The defective vehicle parts and medical devices; and toxic materials and chemicals are also included in defective product’s injuries.

The unprofessional behavior and negligence of doctors, nurses, hospitals, and other medical professionals can cause serious injuries. Different types of medical malpractice includes misdiagnosis, improper treatment, surgical errors, medication mistakes, pharmacy errors, birth injury (errors committed during the delivery of a child), and failure to diagnose cancer or other serious health conditions. These all medical malpractices are included under personal injury claim.

Boating accidents can leave you with a serious injury or even prove fatal.  You can also claim boating accidents under personal injury law.

It’s important to seek medical care whether you’re injured under personal injury claim or you’re injured due to medical injury. Otherwise small injury can become lifelong and life threating.


Pain management institute is helping and treating people who have sustained personal injury, whether it’s automobile or work related injury or injury of any other kind.

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Taking Care of Personal Injuries At Home!

Everyone must be aware about the accidents that take place at home and many must have the victims of it. Mishaps do take place at home but the most important thing about them is how they are treated and whether proper and timely care is provided or not. In order to avoid any risks at the place you reside most of the time you must follow well thought prevention measures that will not only keep you safe from personal injuries but also the people who arrive at your place.

Let’s dig into the details of the tips That will help prevent accidents at home

A Guide to Preventing Injuries At Home!

About Stairs

Stairs; the area that you have to pass through most of the time going upwards or downwards in different rooms. Considering this, make sure that the stairs are free from any clutter or stuff that can block the passage.

About Bathrooms

Make sure that your bathrooms are no slip-zones as really severe personal injuries can take place when the floor of the bathroom is watery. Try to clean up water within no time and use bathmats as well.

About Lights At home

Some people while sleeping turn off all the lights. It is normal for most families but in order to avoid any personal injuries it is recommended that at least one night light is lit while sleeping. So that if someone gets up at night to drink water etc he/she do not face any difficulty in finding their way towards the kitchen.

While Cutting

Women at home are so busy and indulged in their house chores that they are always in a hurry. For instance, this is the situation and the lady has to look after all the vegetable cutting as well other chores then make sure that she use proper knife for the job. Not using a proper knife and abruptly cutting can lead to severe personal injuries.

About maintenance

Don’t consider yourself a champ of all the tasks at home that you can’t do. If there is a problem with the wiring or lights not working in some rooms, call a professional electrician for the maintenance.

If you or any of your loved one is suffering from any personal injuries or any other body pain, get a professional advice from Dr. Zaki Anwar by placing an appointment at (815) 464-7212). He is an expert anesthesiologist and certified Pain Management Specialist who has been practicing pain relief techniques for the past several years with effective results.

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Here is How Workplace Accidents and Injuries can be Minimized!

You must have heard many employees complaining about the injuries they experience in office and due to it they have to take an off or two from office. Moreover, whenever you go for an interview and get selected there, the first and foremost thing where your concern lies is how much comfortable is the place where you will be sitting and doing your work.

A workplace where measures are not taken care of for their workers so that they will give out their best will often face the trouble of their absence of employees. Moreover, who would not be satisfied by a place where there is complete safety from the place they sit to whatever place they have to move on.

For the management of a company, here we have highlighted some tips that will help minimize the risk of their workers getting injured.

How To Alleviate The Chances Of Injuries At Workplace

Prevent Slip And Fall Injuries

Try to keep the common areas of your office free of all the obstacles and also slip resistant flooring that will ensure safety of your workers and help them avoid the work injuries.

If Using Ladders, Stay Cautioned

Make sure that your employees know the proper way of using the ladders. No matter in whatever tasks they are involved, the ladders must be opened full and kept on a safe and stable surface. Moreover, care must be taken that when a ladder is used the workers are working in a team.

About Ergonomics

One of the most common reasons that lead the workers in personal injuries or stress and sprain in the body is performing certain repetitive activities such as sitting for long, typing, looking at the screen for hours etc. You must provide your people the ergonomic tools such as ergonomic keyboards, supportive chairs, proper lighting etc.

Educating Employees

In order to prevent any work injury you should educate your workers about how to get rid of repetitive stress injuries. Most people while talking on the phone are so much distracted that they might trip or fall by an obstacle the next moment. Not only these obstacles must be removed but also the workers must be educated about how to take care of themselves.

If you or any of your loved one is suffering from a certain work injury or personal injury any other body pain, get a professional advice from Dr. Zaki Anwar by placing an appointment at (815) 464-7212). He is an expert anesthesiologist and certified Pain Management Specialist who has been practicing pain relief techniques for the past several years with effective results.

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