5 Important Facts Regarding TBI Lawsuits

Personal Injury
TBI

A traumatic brain injury (TBI), can range from mild to severe. Often these injuries result in long-term consequences for the victim and sometimes are life-threatening. Each day, a person in the United States suffers from a TBI — whether a minor concussion or significant brain injury. Those who survive a TBI have effects that last…

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What is the Discovery Process in a Personal Injury Case?

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personal injury discovery process

Personal injury cases go through a fact-finding process known as discovery. Discovery is a systematic, official process required for any lawsuit. During your personal injury case, you might experience multiple stages of discovery. The amount of discovery your case experiences and how far it progresses into discovery depends on the evidence and settlement. Sometimes, a…

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Does Jury Selection Play a Role in My Accident Trial?

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seated jury in a trial

When a personal injury claim goes to trial, the plaintiff focuses in on the evidence and experts who will testify. This is critical evidence, and it affects the outcome of any case. However, there is another aspect that many plaintiffs do not realize just as important: Jury selection. You will notice that your attorney’s core…

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The SnapChat Lawsuit and How it Might Affect Your Own

Personal Injury
SnapChat Lawsuit

SnapChat has been the primary focus of multiple distracted driving lawsuits; however, one recent incident is nothing short of disturbing. SnapChat’s recent addition of its speed filter – a filter that shows how fast a person is going at the time he or she “snaps” and shares – has been to blame for several accidents….

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When Does Parental Liability Apply in an Accident Case?

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parental liability

Every state has its own laws when it comes to parental liability in a civil matter. In the state of Washington, it is referred to as the Parental Responsibility Law. This law is not much different than from other states, and most states have some form of parental responsibility law or requirement. Under this law,…

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Do Anti-Texting and Driving Campaigns Really Work?

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Anti-Texting and Driving Campaigns

Anyone who watches television has seen the advertisements. They might have even seen the billboards. The anti-texting and driving campaigns are gaining popularity, especially with the number of distracted driving incidents going up, instead of down. While some of the biggest cellphone providers, such as AT&T, are behind the campaigns, the real question is do…

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What Exactly is Bodily Injury?

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bodily injury

After you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident, you may hear a lot of terms. Most of them are associated with your accident and the insurance claims that you must file. One common name tossed around is that of “bodily injury.” What is Bodily Injury? You will see the term “bodily injury” listed…

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What Treatments Are Available for Those With a TBI?

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tbi

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can affect a person for the rest of his or her life. The treatment ultimately depends on the severity of the TBI, but all treatments tend to be costly and time-consuming. A mild traumatic brain injury rarely requires treatment, while severe TBIs may need initial treatment and acute rehabilitation therapy,…

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How Do Attorneys Value the Extent of Your Injuries?

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Value the extent of injuries

Your type of injuries and their extent is a critical factor in determining settlement value of your personal injury case. Your attorney will look at the amount of money you have spent on your injuries, known as your medical special damages. These damages are key indicators in the personal injury damage calculations used by the…

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