Repeated Concussions: Its Dangerous Effects to the Brain

Categories: Brain Injury

Man with head injury receiving the first aid.

Concussions are common in personal injury claims, especially car accidents and motorcycle accidents. Many people with a concussion heal within a few weeks with no noticeable side effects. However, other people experience lingering symptoms. Even if you recover from a concussion without any long-term effects, there are future risks. People who have had one concussion…

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What Damages Are Available in a Wrongful Death Case?

Categories: Wrongful Death

Wrongful death case.

If you lost a family member in an incident caused by someone else’s negligence, you are likely looking to hold them accountable. One of the most common ways to do so is through a wrongful death lawsuit. These cases differ from standard personal injury claims, including what types of compensation are available. Understandably, one of…

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Common Vehicle Defects That Lead to Auto Accidents

Categories: Auto Accident

Car defects leading to accidents.

Every year, millions of Americans get into car accidents. In 2015, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released the results of a two-year crash causation study that cited driver distraction and error as the leading cause of these accidents. However, the study specified that driver error was the last critical event that caused the…

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Do I Need an Independent Medical Examination?

Categories: Personal Injury

An independent medical examination.

When people get hurt in any type of accident or mishap that was someone else’s fault, they often file a personal injury claim. The at-fault party’s insurance will then contact the injured party or victim in an attempt to work out a settlement. But insurance companies are a business, and businesses exist to make money….

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Pituitary Gland Damage: What Are The Common Causes and Symptoms?

Categories: Brain Injury

An image showing a damage to pituitary gland.

In medical school in the US, doctors must decide what type of medicine they wish to specialize in. Essentially, medical students pick an area they want to become an “expert” in and focus their studies and internships on that body part or system. And while having experts in various bodily systems can be beneficial, when…

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Hypoxic/Anoxic Brain Injury: What You Must Know

Categories: Brain Injury

A doctor reviewing a hypoxic brain injury results.

Unlike a traumatic brain injury that involves acute physical trauma, a hypoxic or anoxic brain injury results from a lack of oxygen to the brain. A stroke is a typical example of brain injury caused by a lack of oxygen. However, strokes are not the only cause of hypoxic and anoxic brain injuries. Some of…

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What You Should Know About Long-Term Permanent Injuries

Categories: Personal Injury

Injured man who has now long term permanent injury.

When you or someone you love is involved in a personal injury accident, it can affect every aspect of your life. Accidents involving severe or catastrophic injuries can impact your life for years to come or even change it permanently. Resolving claims for long-term permanent injuries is also more complicated. It’s crucial to have a…

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