Attach the term "brain-eating" to anything and you will likely draw attention. Most of the time, the fear evoked is rooted in horror tales that are more imaginary than real, but as one recent story of the death of a New Jersey man confirms, this is not always the case.
The National Safety Council (NSC) reports some alarming statistics about parking lot accidents and injuries. According to NSC data, there are more than 50,000 reported parking lot and garage structure accidents annually, resulting in 500 deaths and upwards of 60,000 injuries.
Anyone in New Jersey injured due to someone else's negligence has a right to seek compensation for losses incurred. The list of potential damages could include medical costs, lost wages, diminishment of normal previous function, emotional distress or other pain and suffering.
There are regulatory protocols to follow for getting the government's OK to market most medical products in the U.S. Prescription drugs need to prove their effectiveness and safety through human trials. Manufacturers must provide data showing study results, side effects and more. Final approval only comes after a review by a panel of Food and Drug Administration scientists.