How Much Can I Get In a Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Car Accident Settlement?

What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome? Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a group of disorders that happen when the nerves and/or blood vessels in the thoracic area are injured or compressed. You have probably heard the term thorax used to describe the part of the body between the head and the abdomen; in other words, the… Read more »

What Is My Torn Labrum Shoulder Injury Worth?

What Is My Torn Labrum Shoulder Injury Worth?

What is a torn labrum shoulder injury? The glenoid is the socket-shaped opening of your shoulder, and the labrum is the soft cartilage in that socket that holds the head of the humerus (bone at the top of the arm) in place, assisted by the rotator cuff muscles. This ball-and-socket design facilitates movement in your… Read more »

Physical Therapy and Rehab After a Car Accident: Is It Covered?

The simple answer to this question is yes –  if someone’s negligence has caused your car accident injury, that person (or that person’s car insurance) is liable to compensate you for all of your damages. These can include: Ambulance and hospital bills Medication and prescription expenses Medical equipment (like walkers, wheelchairs, or crutches) Rehabilitation costs… Read more »

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What to Do for a Burn and Road Rash from a Motorcycle Accident

The injuries that result from a motorcycle accident can be more deadly and severe than other kinds of motor vehicle accidents. This is because motorcyclists, while they may be wearing a helmet, do not have much protection from impact after an accident like drivers and passengers do in cars and trucks, for example.  And while… Read more »

What Compensation Can I Recover After Suffering a Degloving Injury from an Accident?

What Compensation Can I Recover After Suffering a Degloving Injury from an Accident?

Although many people are unfamiliar with a degloving injury, they can be highly dangerous and may even cause death. Degloving injuries may require extensive surgeries, including skin grafts, as well as continuing treatment to prevent infection. You could also face permanent disabilities that prohibit you from working.  Medical expenses can quickly add up, and you… 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 »

Who’s at Fault for a Quick Brake That Causes an Accident on an Indiana Highway?

Who’s at Fault for a Quick Brake That Causes an Accident on an Indiana Highway?

If you have spent time behind the wheel on an interstate or highway, chances are you have experienced brake checking either firsthand or observed it happening to another driver. When rear-end collisions happen, blame is usually placed on the driver in tow who collided with the car in front of them. However, what if someone… Read more »

How Do I Get a Hit and Run Settlement for Damages from This Type of Accident?

How Do I Get a Hit and Run Settlement for Damages from This Type of Accident?

Car accidents are always serious and overwhelming for victims regardless of the circumstances. Those involved in accidents are likely to feel frightened and unsure of how to pursue legal action to be compensated for their financial losses. These emotions will only be magnified when dealing with a hit-and-run car accident. However, if you have a… Read more »

Sharing the Road: Are Bike Lanes Really Safe?

Sharing the Road: Are Bike Lanes Really Safe?

The draws of opting for a bicycle over a car are hard to ignore. When you choose to commute via a bicycle, you don’t have to pay for insurance or gas, they’re lightweight and portable, and not to mention you get some great cardio in as well. This does not, however, exclude bicyclists from hazards… Read more »

It's Not Just Bars. Private Party Hosts Can Also Be Found Liable for Drunk Driving Accidents

It’s Not Just Bars. Private Party Hosts Can Also Be Found Liable for Drunk Driving Accidents

Driving while under the influence of alcohol is highly dangerous and can cause a serious or fatal traffic accident. If you’re injured in a wreck caused by a drunk driver, you can file a personal injury claim against them. Additionally, if someone served the drunk driver alcohol while they were already intoxicated, you can file a… Read more »