How a Personal Injury Victim Recovers Compensation

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When someone is injured due to the negligence of another person or party, the person who was injured may be entitled to receive compensation for damages and losses. This is often done by filing a personal injury claim. It is very important for the person who was injured, and needs help, to understand the steps … Read more

The Lifelong Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious medical condition that occurs when a sudden blow or jolt to the head disrupts the normal function of the brain. It can result in a wide range of physical, cognitive, emotional, and social difficulties. TBI can happen to anyone, and its effects can last long after the initial … Read more

Spinal Cord Injuries: Understanding the Impact

The spinal cord is a vital part of our body’s central nervous system. It serves as a messenger, transmitting signals between the brain and the rest of the body. Unfortunately, accidents can happen that lead to spinal cord injuries. These injuries can have a profound and lasting impact on a person’s life. In this article, … Read more

Winter Activites Can Be Fun, But Be Careful!

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Winter brings with it plenty of opportunities for outdoor fun, but it is important to be aware of the potential risks and hazards that also exist during cold weather. From skiing and snowboarding to ice skating and sledding, there are potential dangers and risks associated with most winter sports. While these recreational pastimes can be thrilling, it is also important to prioritize safety to prevent accidents and injuries.

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Three Types of Slip and Fall Accidents

Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common types of personal injury accidents.  Every day, someone is injured and taken to a hospital as a result of a serious slip and fall.  Even minor slips and falls that do not require hospitalization can still cause lasting problems for victims.  Those who are injured in slip-and-fall accidents must understand how to protect themselves from insurance companies and others who may try to downplay the seriousness of their claims and deny them the compensation they need to pay for their medical bills and other expenses.

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Traumatic Brain Injury Risks with School Sports

As school begins again, it is time to think about a topic that affects millions of people each year:  traumatic brain injuries, particularly those related to sporting activities.  Each year in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control estimate that as many as 3.8 million people will be affected by a TBI, with about 10 percent of those coming from sports and recreational activities.  For children, at least 21 percent of all traumatic brain injuries are sports-related.

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Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury From Outdoor Activities

Everyone loves enjoying the summer months with outdoor activities, especially in places where winter is so cold!  However, being outdoors can also pose safety hazards that should not be ignored.  There is often a surge in personal injuries during the summer months as people are outside and more active.  Following some basic safety tips may help to prevent many of these injuries.

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A Complete Look At Back Injuries–Part 4

It is not enough to understand the causes of back pain, the types of back injuries, or the problems that you can experience as a result of trauma to your spinal cord or soft tissues.  You must also know what to do if you experience an injury to your back as a result of an accident.  Whether the injury was caused by a fall, a vehicle crash, or through some other means, it is very important that you take steps to protect yourself and secure your right to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other costs.

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A Complete Look At Back Injuries–Part 3

Knowing how back injuries occur and the types of pain that can result from them is important.  It is also important to know what types of injuries are most common in slip-and-fall, vehicle, and other accidents. Understanding what types of injury you may have experienced will help you make an informed decision on how long you may expect to be in recovery and what you will need to take care of yourself and your family.  Of course, a qualified physician should always be consulted in order to make a complete diagnosis of any back injury.

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A Complete Look At Back Injuries–Part 2

Understanding the way back injuries can occur is important in determining the type of back injury affecting you and how serious and long-lasting it is likely to be.  However, understanding the type of pain you are experiencing from a back injury is also important, and it may be something that your doctor does not always discuss thoroughly with you.

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