Can You Get an Aortic Tear from a Car Accident?

Can You Get an Aortic Tear from a Car Accident?

Car accidents can wreak havoc on the human body, damaging the skeletal system, soft tissue, organs, and brain, among other things. Even when someone survives the impact and trauma of the accident itself, there can be long-term conditions that need continued medical care and treatment.  An aortic tear is among the most dangerous heart conditions… Read more »

Can Muscle Pain After a Car Accident Be Part of My Personal Injury Claim?

Can Muscle Pain After a Car Accident Be Part of My Personal Injury Claim?

Victims often suffer from muscle pain after a car accident. This can range from inconvenient to life-altering. Muscle spasms and ongoing muscle pain can definitely be part of your personal injury claim, assuming they are the result of being injured in a car accident.  How a Car Accident Can Cause Muscle Pain Car accidents wreak… Read more »

Getting Compensation for a Collapsed Lung After a Car Accident

Getting Compensation for a Collapsed Lung After a Car Accident

We often hear the question, “Can I sue for damages related to a collapsed lung after a car accident?”  You have the right to sue an at-fault driver for damages and injuries that you received in an accident. Whether you are the other driver, a passenger, or even a pedestrian.  Let’s explore what a lawsuit… Read more »

Slip and Fall OR Trip and Fall? Why the Difference Matters

Slip and Fall OR Trip and Fall? Why the Difference Matters

Falls are considered the second leading cause of unintentional injuries and deaths globally.  However, the initial cause of the fall and how the incident happened precisely can vary. In legal settings, the term “slip and fall” is often used to reference specific types of personal injury cases where the victim slipped and fell due to… Read more »

Facial Trauma After a Slip and Fall Accident

Slips and falls are among the most common causes of injury in the United States and even worldwide. This type of accident can happen anywhere at any time but is often the result of someone else’s negligence. While some may only suffer minor injuries, others can sustain severe injuries, such as facial trauma after a… Read more »

Amputation After a Car Accident

Amputation After a Car Accident

Amputations occur when someone loses a limb or another body part after an injury or accident. Although amputations after a car accident are uncommon, they are still one of the most common reasons why someone suffers from an amputation, especially a traumatic amputation. A traumatic amputation is when a person loses a limb or a… Read more »

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Can Soft Tissue Damage Be Permanent From A Car Accident?

What you’ll learn reading this article: Soft tissue injuries can be just as severe as other types of car accident injuries. You could have permanent and disabling soft tissue damage. Proving a soft tissue injury can be difficult and requires a doctor’s diagnosis. A car accident lawyer can help you make a strong case for… Read more »

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3 Arguments Insurance Companies Make to Reduce Your Settlement

What you’ll learn reading this article: Insurance companies use common tactics to limit claims. Insurance adjusters may try to blame you, say you weren’t hurt, or bring up a pre-existing injury. Stand up to the insurance company by gathering documentation and getting a lawyer. There are 3 common arguments insurance companies make after car accidents…. Read more »

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Proving Soft-Tissue Damage After a Car Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: Many soft-tissue injuries may not be readily apparent after an accident and may take days to weeks to show symptoms.  Soft-tissue injuries can cause debilitating pain and result in a variety of uncomfortable symptoms for the victim. Insurance companies will fight soft-tissue injuries, and seeking the help of an… Read more »

Immediate Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall Accident

Immediate Steps to Take After a Slip and Fall Accident

What you’ll learn reading this article: Things you may not realize, like posting about your slip and fall case on social media, can end up causing damage to your personal injury claim and should be avoided.  There is a difference between reporting your accident to a manager or someone of authority and providing recorded statements… Read more »