How Can a Traumatic Brain Injury Affect Driving Ability?

Categories: Brain Injury

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People attempting to live with a traumatic brain injury often find that returning to “life as normal” is challenging. Depending on the severity of the injury, this challenge can be mild, moderate, or extreme. But if a patient is or becomes able to complete basic daily personal tasks, the next question most of them want…

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Understanding Pedestrian Safety Laws in Seattle, WA

Categories: Personal Injury

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You are a pedestrian any time you use your own two feet to get from point A to point B. Obviously, most of us are pedestrians at some point, usually at multiple points in a single day. Whether you are simply walking from your parked car into a shopping center or speed walking for exercise—when…

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Emotional and Behavioral Changes After Traumatic Brain Injury

Categories: Brain Injury

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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a disruption of normal brain function that results from an impact on or penetration of the brain. Physical traumatic brain injury symptoms range from mild to severe. Mild physical symptoms are confusion, memory issues, dizziness, speech issues, sleep disruption, blurry vision, nausea, vomiting, headache, and ringing in the ears….

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Is an Autopsy Necessary in a Wrongful Death Case?

Categories: Wrongful Death

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People who contact lawyers regarding possible wrongful death claims often ask if an autopsy is necessary for their claim to proceed. Unfortunately, the answer is not clear and depends on the circumstances surrounding the death. No law requires an autopsy in a wrongful death case. However, keep in mind that if you file a wrongful…

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The Risk of PTSD after an Auto Accident

Categories: Auto Accident

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Getting into an automobile accident is stressful for anyone. Suddenly, there are insurance companies to deal with, doctors appointments to get to, and repairs to be made before you can drive your car again. In many cases, you may find yourself suddenly saddled with medical bills and car repair bills, and you may not be…

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How to Enjoy the Holidays Following a Traumatic Brain Injury

Categories: Brain Injury

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Daily life can be a challenge for those who have suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). It takes time to adjust to the changes brought about in your life due to your injury. Things that were once automatic may now take longer to process, and the amount of stimulus you can comfortably handle may also…

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What Are the Most Common Christmas Injuries?

Categories: Personal Injury

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The Christmas season brings so much joy to so many people. Traditions that are passed down from generation to generation are enjoyed, and families and friends get together to celebrate the season. Of course, there is much to do during this time of year. There are presents to shop for, decorations to put up, and…

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