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
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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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10 Important Things to Tell Your Injury Attorney

Personal Injury
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When you are the plaintiff in a personal injury claim, you carry the burden of convincing a judge or jury that you deserve compensation for your injuries. Your attorney plays a pivotal role in portraying you as the injured and in need of compensation. However, when you leave out essential details, it can make your…

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Spinal Cord Injuries in Car Accidents – What You Need to Know

Personal Injury
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Your spinal cord extends from your brainstem to your lower back region (known as your lumbar region). While the length of your spinal cord depends on your age and gender, it is a delicate component to your body that transmits nerve signals throughout your body – controlling everything from movement to breathing and body temperature….

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5 Common Pedestrian versus Automobile Injuries

Personal Injury
Pedestrian versus Automobile Injuries

The risk of a pedestrian versus automobile accident is much higher than you might think. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated 129,000 pedestrians were treated in emergency rooms for accidents with automobiles in 2015. And pedestrians are 1.5 times more likely to be killed than motorists. Pedestrian versus automobile (PVA)…

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The Most Common Injuries in Pedestrian Accidents

Personal Injury
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When you drive a car, you are protected. You have airbags on the front and side, seatbelts to keep you from thrashing around, and the body of the vehicle to absorb most of the impact. For pedestrians, there are no such protections. When a pedestrian is struck by a passenger vehicle, the incident often leads…

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