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What Should You Do as a Victim of Sexual Assault?

Published on May 21, 2019 at 2:10 pm in Title IX.

When a sexual assault occurs, the person who was assaulted may feel out of control of their own life. They may feel alone and completely unsure of their next move. Unfortunately, this often leads to many survivors suffering in silence and not getting the support they need. But it’s important to remember that there are people who are willing and ready to help them.

Why Is It Important to Reach Out?

While you do not have to speak about your trauma if you do not want to, there are certain ways that reaching out can help you with your recovery. Survivors will respond to what happened to them in different ways. Some people may struggle with depression or have flashbacks to what happened to them.

Airline Fatalities Continue to Rise After 2018’s 900% Increase

Published on May 14, 2019 at 10:01 am in AIrplane Accidents.

There’s evidence, according to Forbes, that suggests airline accidents and related fatalities are on the rise. Recognizing the causes of these accidents is an important part of preventing future accidents. It’s also important to ensure families have what they need to move forward.

In 2017, 59 deaths were attributed to airline wrecks. In 2018, however, there was a drastic increase of approximately 900%. The total fatalities in 2018 amounted to 561. In terms of safety, experts considered 2017 to be an exceptionally safe year, while 2018 was deemed only average. The Aviation Safety Network’s safety indicator is based on fatal accidents involving commercial flights that have been certified to carry 14 or more passengers.

How Machine Learning is Utilized in Autonomous Vehicles

Published on May 7, 2019 at 3:06 pm in Self-Driving Cars.

Reports regarding the technological advancement of self-driving cars are everywhere. In the recent past, autonomous vehicles could only be seen as prototypes in showrooms or in movies. With machine learning, however, self-driving vehicles are getting closer to regularly accessing roadways.

While there have been a number of accidents involving self-driving vehicles, advances in computer hardware and systems are aiming to reduce the number of people wrongfully injured by this new technology. It’s known that these unique vehicles are equipped with sensors, actuators, and controllers. The machine learning software, which continuously updates the vehicle’s surroundings and environment and predicts possible changes, is also an integral part.

Car Accident Recovery: What Comes After the Hospital Stay?

Published on Apr 30, 2019 at 9:36 am in Auto Accident.

Recovering from an automobile crash can be a long process. While it’s likely a hospital stay is the first step in healing, this is often the shortest step. The process really begins once you are home. Even with doctor’s orders, it can be difficult to know what to do once you’re home. You may be instructed to rest, or you may have to undergo physical therapy or surgical procedures. It’s important to understand the recovery process, so you know when you can return to work and how you can strengthen your car accident claim.

Understanding Your Maximum Medical Improvement

When you are observed, diagnosed, and treated after a car accident, your physician will be able to give you your maximum medical improvement (MMI). An MMI refers to the point in your medical treatment where you will have recovered as much as you will from the injuries you sustained in the collision. Depending on the severity of injuries, it can take months or even years to reach your MMI.

What If I’m Injured During the Kentucky Derby?

Published on Apr 23, 2019 at 10:13 am in Personal Injury.

The Kentucky Derby is an exciting event where thousands of people gather at Churchill Downs to place bets, enjoy mint juleps, and watch the horse races. However, with any large, popular event, there are always risks that come along with it. With so many people around, negligent behavior can possibly result in injury. If you’ve been injured because of someone’s negligence at the Kentucky Derby, you may not know what to do next. The best way to protect your rights is with the help of a personal injury lawyer from Thomas Law Offices.