The Market Explodes With Lithium-ion Batteries, Literally
We see a lot of burn injury cases in our Ventura County practice caused by things such as car accident fires, work related burns, and out of control flames from backyard fire pits and bonfires, but lately we have been seeing more and more burns caused by lithium-ion battery explosions. Every time we turn aroundCONTINUE READING
Why Are Burn Injuries So Dangerous?
Burn injuries are some of the most dangerous injuries you will encounter throughout your life. Based on the location of the injury and other factors, these injuries may demand ongoing medical treatment and a lengthy recovery. The skin protects your body from the outside world. It’s your outer shell, which helps bacteria and other dangerousCONTINUE READING
Reviving the Christmas spirit after Ventura County fires
After the fire has moved to the north, many Venturans try to revive the Christmas spirit among the ashes. City officials and residents are already planning recovery and trying to get back to normal. But it will take a while before the areas devastated by the fire can be called normal. Some businesses are stillCONTINUE READING
Ventura County Wildfires Destroy Many Homes
Wildfires have recently devastated parts of Ventura County. Unfortunately, many homes have been lost and the fires are continuing to spread across the county. Fire officials say their main focus right now is to prevent the wildfires from moving into other areas. So far, about 65,500 acres have been consumed by the blaze. If youCONTINUE READING
Cities affected by California wildfires may take years to rebuild
The deadly wildfires across California have killed at least 42 people and destroyed the lives and livelihoods of residents returning to the devastating region. About 23 million tourists visited northern California last year to enjoy the fine wine. But fine-wine production is not the only thing being affected. The homes and businesses of many residentsCONTINUE READING
15 Marines injured while training at Camp Pendleton
Fifteen Marines were recently injured during training at Camp Pendleton, CA. Five of them were critically injured and they are currently in San Diego and Orange County hospitals. The causes of the accident are still under investigation. Apparently, an assault amphibious vehicle had burst into flames while training early that morning. This is the secondCONTINUE READING
NutriBullet: Blender or Burner?
Imagine this: you’re making your morning smoothie per the directions on an accompanying booklet. Everything seems to be normal when the blender blades start speeding up and the container explodes right off, spraying you with hot liquid. You rush to the hospital and are informed you have second degree burns and will need surgery. TheCONTINUE READING