Hairdresser Awarded $925,000 in Car Accident Settlement

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A 67-year-old hairdresser was going to visit her granddaughter’s music concert. She was travelling in the #3 lane of a three lane roadway. Another driver was in the #2 lane of the roadway and crossed into the hairdresser’s lane of travel, causing a crash. The driver who crossed into the hairdresser’s lane’s airbag deployed, and […]

Landmark Utah Supreme Court Ruling Allows Families to Recover for Emotional Loss After Injury to Child

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The Utah Supreme Court recently ruled in the case of a 14-year-old child that his mother and father were eligible to collect damages for loss of filial consortium, damages that are seldom offered across the United States. “Loss of consortium,” or to put it in layman’s terms, loss of love and affection, damages are typically […]

Is Cerebral Palsy Caused by Medical Malpractice?

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Cerebral palsy can be caused by medical malpractice. That’s not always the case, though, as there are several types of cerebral palsy, with a variety of potential causes. In general, the disorder is a bit of a mystery, and yet it remains one of the most common conditions among children in the United States. An […]

Treatment Options for Traumatic Brain Injuries

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Traumatic brain injuries, also known as TBIs, are more common than you might think. They are serious injuries that can result in long-term effects that can hinder a person’s everyday life.  There are a variety of treatments for TBI, with varying levels of efficacy. If you have suffered a traumatic brain injury, do not lose […]

Why Multiple Concussions Are So Dangerous

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Part of what makes concussions so scary that oftentimes victims don’t even know that they have them until it’s too late. And that’s just after one concussion. Each further injury risks longterm consequences. The Health Risks of Multiple Concussions The danger of permanent damage is multiplied with each subsequent concussion. Naturally after just one concussion, […]

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New Brain Injury Blood Test Could Save Lives

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Let’s say you have a traumatic brain injury. Maybe it was caused by a car accident, medical malpractice, a slip and fall accident, or some other type of injury. If you’re filing a lawsuit to seek compensation for medical costs related to the injury, the defense is going to do every single thing they can […]

What are Non-Economic Damages?

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In personal injury law, non-economic damages are costs that have no direct corollary to expenses, or bills, or property damages that would require repair or replacement. Instead, they refer to damages and losses that are harder to put a price on. Compensation for Your Non-Financial Losses First, let’s start by defining economic damages. These are […]

How to Prove “Pain and Suffering” in Your Claim

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It is common to hear the term “pain and suffering” in personal injury cases, and many people seek to include it with their compensation for medical costs. Unfortunately, “pain and suffering” has come to be associated with exaggerated claims, and some individuals tend to roll their eyes and minimize actual struggles that warrant the claims. […]

Treated Poorly By Your Insurance? You Need a Bad Faith Insurance Lawyer

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We purchase insurance to protect ourselves in case we get hurt or if our property becomes damaged. Is your insurance company really looking out for your best interest? If you believe they aren’t being fair to you and actually just looking for reasons to shortchange you, that means you may be dealing with an insurance […]

Misdiagnosis and Lack of Treatment Can Worsen Symptoms of TBI

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The brain is one of the most important parts of our body, and as someone that has been severely injured in a motorcycle accident, I can also understand how frightening an injury to the brain can be. The brain is our body’s control center, and it’s protection consists of floating in cerebrospinal fluid within a […]

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Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

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Medical malpractice cases are more common than many people think. In fact, medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States according to a recent John Hopkins study, and that isn’t even counting all of the injuries. This isn’t the most comforting thought, but it is still important to be aware […]

What to Do After a Hit and Run

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It may be shocking to learn that ever since 2006, each year has had an average of 682,000 hit-and-run crashes, according to the AAA Newsroom. Furthermore, as of 2016, the number of deaths caused by these accidents jumped up from the year 2009 by 60 percent. This means that every minute, there is at least […]