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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What Are the Elements of a Successful Wrongful Death Claim?

Categories: Personal Injury

When a loved one dies because of someone’s negligence or purposeful acts, surviving family members are allowed to file for compensation by suing for wrongful death. Wrongful death cases require family members to prove, using a preponderance of the evidence, that the defendant caused their loved one’s death. To do so, each element of the…

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What You Need to Know about Brain Injury Lawsuits

Categories: Personal Injury

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Brain injury lawsuits are incredibly stressful not only for the person suffering from that injury, but their loved ones as well. The lawsuit you will use to receive compensation depends on the type of accident leading up to the injury itself. To succeed, it often requires a team of attorneys, medical professionals, and other experts…

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How Will I Pay for a Funeral after a Wrongful Death?

Categories: Personal Injury

lost loved one

After the wrongful death of a loved one, you may find yourself facing the insurmountable costs of a funeral. You can receive compensation for funeral and burial costs, but only if you file a wrongful death lawsuit against the at-fault party. Losing a loved one unexpectedly is not only the most difficult emotional experience you…

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When Is a Pedestrian at Fault in a Car Accident?

Categories: Car Accidents

Usually, the driver is responsible in a motor vehicle versus pedestrian crash – but that doesn’t apply to all cases. A pedestrian can be found at fault, especially if they were the cause of the accident or purposely stepped into oncoming traffic. Unfortunately, the law often sides with the pedestrian, which means anyone in a…

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What Is the Most Common Cause of Traumatic Brain Injury?

Categories: Brain Injury

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A brain injury can be caused by a variety of accidents, but one of the most common causes for a traumatic brain injury is a fall, according to the Mayo Clinic. A traumatic brain injury typically occurs after a jolt or violent strike to the head. Sometimes, these injuries may occur when an object penetrates…

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How to Prove Fault for a Wrongful Death Claim

Categories: Wrongful Death

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If you have lost a loved one in an accident caused by someone else, you may qualify for what is known as a wrongful death claim. To sue for wrongful death, you must prove that the defendant caused the incident that led to your loved one’s death. Proving fault is not always straightforward, especially in…

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