One of the most important elements in determining the possible value of a case is the seriousness of the injuries suffered. Medical care can be expensive, and typically the higher the medical costs, the higher the value of a claim. This is why medical records can be a vital part to a legal claim.
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If you have been burned by a hot surface, a fire, boiling water, chemical exposure, or anything else, and if that incident occurred due to someone else’s negligence, then you may have a valid personal injury claim against the at fault party.
The study shows that the majority of these deaths were caused by tackles in football games. It looked at deaths of players from spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries from 2005 through 2014.
The defendant admitted that he had been going approximately 30-35 mph, and the property damage was significant.
Chiropractic spine manipulation is one of these treatments and insurance companies usually cover this type of treatment.
Several treatment options are available to allow a patient to regain his or her quality of life. Most annular tears eventually heal on their own, but your physician could suggest conservative treatments to assist in the healing process or help to manage your symptoms.
A spinal cord injury occurs when communication between the brain and body is blocked because of damage to the spinal cord. A victim’s nervous system may be impaired as a result of the injury. Impairments to sensory capabilities, motor skills, and one’s reflexes are common.
Independent witnesses can often make or break a case. It is important to try and identify witnesses following a car accident if you are able to do so. Use the recording function on your smartphone to get statement(s) from any witnesses and encourage any witnesses to remain at the scene until law enforcement arrives.
Many different terms are used to describe a disc herniation. Sometimes they are called a bulging disc, protruding disc, torn disc, slipped disc, ruptured disc, or collapsed disc. The list goes on. So one can understand how there might be confusion surrounding this type of injury.
Texas recognizes the doctrine of respondeat superior – which holds an employer legally responsible for the wrongful acts of an employee if said acts were committed in the course and scope of his or her employment. Accordingly, the at-fault motorist and his employer were both liable for the injuries our client sustained.
First, the victim must appear credible, otherwise the entire case may seem like a ruse to the insurance company, and inevitably, to the jurors involved. Ever since big corporations and insurance companies ran a smear campaign to make America appear like a “litigious society”, jurors tend to be skeptical if they cannot see obvious signs of what they consider an injury to be.
Soon after though, you begin to experience headaches and/or neck & shoulder pain and/or back pain. X-rays may be taken, showing no broken bones. Chiropractic care is often the treatment of choice for these injuries.
Primary injuries result from the immediate trauma of the accident or incident causing the injury. When treating a TBI, doctors are trying to stabilize, repair, and treat the primary injury, while trying to prevent a secondary injury.
In fact, research suggests a substantial minority of car accidentsurvivors suffer from mental health problems, the most common of which are PTSD, major depression, and anxiety disorders. Approximately 9% of motor vehicle accident victims developPTSD.
Even though we cannot possibly anticipate and/or prevent every possible scenario or cause of traumatic brain injury (e.g. assault, unknown or unforeseeable circumstances), if we adopt the following measures we will decrease significantly the possibility of suffering a traumatic brain injury...
The fear of driving after a car accident is technically a form of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). People suffer from PTSD for all kinds of reasons, including motor vehicle accidents.
Even a mild traumatic brain injury can have devastating and life-changing effects for some people. Therefore, the question becomes: What should you do if you think you suffered a traumatic brain injury?
In 85% of the cases, these symptoms will go away within three to six months. However, approximately 15% of individuals with mild traumatic brain injury – referred to as the miserable minority – will develop persistent and long term symptoms.
That was, until Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) was introduced as a relatively new diagnosis – the result of repetitive or undiagnosed concussions. Both are progressive diseases of the brain, degenerative, and have similar symptoms, but CTE cannot be diagnosed until after an individual dies.
Pretty much any type of injury, from a sprain or a strain, a traumatic brain injury, a concussive injuries, you can get herniated disks, you can get bulging disks. Even a sprain or strain, what they call a whiplash injury, may not sound that serious to most people, but what that really is is a tearing of all of your muscle fibers.
You are left confused and annoyed because your attorney told you that you would not be responsible for this debt until the end of your case. You are left wondering if this is legal. The short answer is “no”.
Three brain injury case studies were reviewed in pre-clinical research that involved a mining accident, a motor vehicle accident, and a drowning accident. In each of the cases, the patients with life-threatening injuries recovered brain health with the aid of omega-3 fatty acids (n-3FA).
I’ve seen people tell the paramedics that arrive at the scene they say they feel fine and don’t need to ride in an ambulance. Then they go home and lay down and four or five hours later they just start really hurting.
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