What Causes Traumatic Brain Injuries?

Personal Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can occur from a variety of situations, but the more common include trips and falls, recreational sports, motor vehicle accidents, and gun violence. TBIs range from mild to severe. Sometimes, a person can fully recover from their TBI with no long-term effects. Other times, a patient may suffer from permanent disabilities….

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What If I’m Hit by a Car outside of the Crosswalk?

Personal Injury
Pedestrian versus Automobile Injuries

When a vehicle strikes a pedestrian, you assume that the pedestrian has the right-of-way. But what if the pedestrian wasn’t in the crosswalk? Who is liable when there are no crosswalks indicating a pedestrians’ right to pass, and would the driver still be liable for damages? While pedestrians often have the right of away in…

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When Are Property Owners Liable for Slip and Fall Accidents?

Personal Injury

A slip and fall accident is not uncommon in the United States. While common, being successful in a slip and fall accident case varies, depending on how strong the evidence is to prove fault. Without having a strong case for establishing fault, your chances of receiving the compensation you need for your claim reduces significantly….

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Pedestrians Crossing the Highway: Who Is at Fault?

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As you drive through city streets, you know that pedestrians have the right of way. That is why you look out for them in neighborhoods, only pass through crosswalks when they are clear, and exercise caution. When a pedestrian is crossing an interstate highway, do they still have the right of way? Pedestrians injured in…

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Trick or Treat: Avoid Slip and Fall Claims This Halloween

Personal Injury

Halloween is quickly approaching. While you get the costumes ready, break out the decorations, and make sure you are fully stocked up on the best candy, what steps have you taken to improve your home’s safety? Halloween is that time of the year that lets homeowners completely transform their property. While you want to be…

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Do Helmets Really Prevent Traumatic Brain Injuries?

Personal Injury

You might have heard before that wearing a helmet will not matter much in a high-speed impact. But before you forgo putting on a helmet for your next motorcycle trip or even a bike ride, you may want to reconsider. Yes, your helmet might be uncomfortable, exacerbate the temperatures, and even mess up your hair….

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Boating Emergencies: 8 Essential Tips

Personal Injury

Who doesn’t want to enjoy this summer on the open water taking in the fresh air and getting some much-needed sunlight after winter? When you are getting ready for your next boating trip, you want to do it in a way that ensures that everyone has a great time and and is also safe. Today,…

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Can a Slip and Fall Cause a Miscarriage?

Personal Injury
Slip and Fall

You may have seen it in the movies or on your favorite TV shows. A pregnant woman slips or trips and falls, then tragically loses her unborn baby. While Hollywood might portray this as a reality, how often do miscarriages happen from slip and falls in everyday life? A miscarriage may happen from any trauma,…

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How to Prepare for a Car Accident Consultation

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After you have suffered a severe injury in a motor vehicle accident, you may reach out to an attorney and schedule a free consultation about your case. The purpose of these meetings is three-fold. First, you want to see if you have a case. Second, you want to see if the attorney you are considering…

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Medical Records and Personal Injury Cases

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Personal injury cases require a lot of evidence. This is because the injured party carries the burden of proving that the defendant injured them – and this is not always easy to do. Think about the four elements required to have a successful case: Duty – Showing that the defendant owed you a duty of…

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