What Are the Causes of Ridesharing Accidents?

Categories: Car Accidents

Ridesharing companies, such as Lyft and Uber, allow you to get around without needing a car and are a more convenient option than public transit. You can use these services after a night on the town (to avoid a potential DUI), as a ride to and from the airport, or even just going from one…

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What Insurance Claims Are Necessary After an Accidental Injury?

Categories: Car Accidents

Following an accident, you may need to file a claim with your insurer or the other party’s insurance company – depending on the circumstances of the incident. Regardless, you will have paperwork to file, deadlines to meet, and a meeting (or two) with an insurance claim adjuster. Knowing what paperwork and what claims you must…

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What Are the Types of Brain Injuries Caused by Malpractice?

Categories: Brain Injury

Brain injuries can occur in a variety of settings, but when it comes to medical injuries, there is only a handful common with this type of negligence. Malpractice occurs when a physician or healthcare provider fails to provide the acceptable standard of care, and sometimes this can lead to severe injury – including a traumatic…

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How Do Defective Household Products Cause Injury?

Categories: Personal Injury

injury from defective bike

You do everything you can to keep your loved ones safe, but is every item in your home free of defects and operating as it should? Defective products harm people every day in the United States. In fact, all it takes is a quick look at the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission’s annual report…

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How Do Healthcare Providers Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injuries?

Categories: Brain Injury

A brain scan result.

Traumatic brain injuries, more commonly referred to as TBIs, are diagnosed using various methods – and sometimes diagnostic equipment is not necessary. How a TBI is diagnosed depends on the injury that caused it, the severity of symptoms, and the provider’s expertise in the area. While most TBIs are diagnosed as “mild,” that does not…

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Concussion in Kids: What You Need to Know

Categories: Brain Injury

brain injury

The experience a child has with a concussion is not the same as an adult. In fact, they may not even share the same symptoms. If you are a parent, it is important that you understand what a concussion is like in a child (not an adult), including the various symptoms, recovery, and when to…

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