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  • Why Soft Tissue Injuries Need to Be Taken Seriously

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 23-May-2017

    People who have experienced an accident, whether it was a car collision or slip and fall, may suffer injuries. While more serious injuries warrant immediate medical attention, many people often overlook minor injuries such as those in the soft tissues. Unfortunately, not taking a soft tissue injury seriously can be a mistake. Although it may not be as visible nor as severe as some other types of ...
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  • A Closer Look at Cerebral Palsy and Delivery Room Negligence

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 17-May-2017

    Cerebral palsy is a medical term for a number of neurological disorders that can result in problems with muscle coordination, movement and/or posture. While various factors can cause cerebral palsy, in the context of birth injuries and delivery room negligence, cerebral palsy cases typically occur from an insufficient amount of oxygen reaching an infant’s brain (hypoxia) or to the body ...
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  • Can a Brain Injury Case PTSD?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 11-May-2017

    A study conducted by UCLA life scientists, and found in the academic journal Biological Psychiatry, reveals a causal link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and an increased vulnerability to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It also suggests that those who suffer from brain injuries should take precautions to avoid stressful situations which could exacerbate their health condition. The ...
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  • Why Brain Injuries Need to Be Taken Seriously

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 3-May-2017

    The brain is considered the most important and complex part of the human body since it controls every bodily system. Unfortunately, it is also extremely fragile. Trauma and damage to the brain can result in catastrophic injury and permanent disability. The fact is, there is no such thing as a “mild’ brain injury. Symptoms of an underlying brain injury include: Nausea or vomiting ...
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  • Filing a Lawsuit for Misdiagnosis: The Basics

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 28-Apr-2017

    Many medical malpractice lawsuits derive from the misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of an injury, illness, or another type of medical condition. When a doctor’s diagnosis error results in incorrect treatment, delayed treatment, or no treatment whatsoever, a patient’s condition can worsen to possibly fatal proportions. However, misdiagnosis or a diagnosis error on its own is not enough ...
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  • Brain Injuries: What You Need to Know About Concussions

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 19-Apr-2017

    Concussion Causes A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury which is caused by a severe blow to the head or body, a hard fall, or another injury which shakes or jars the brain within the skull. While your brain is surrounded by spinal fluid that acts as a cushion to prevent your brain from banging into your skull, a traumatic blow can result in your brain crashing into your skull. There are ...
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  • What Should I Ask My Doctor After An Accident?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 14-Apr-2017

    As soon as you are involved in a car accident, one of the most important steps to take immediately afterward is to either obtain emergency medical services if you suffered any serious injuries. In the event of minor injuries, visiting a doctor is still crucial since symptoms of certain injuries may not be as apparent compared to more severe ones. When you visit your physician, you must inform him ...
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  • 6 Types of Premises Liability Cases

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 5-Apr-2017

    Premises liability is a legal term which refers to the responsibility every property owner assumes when other people visit his or her property. If the property is somewhat unsafe or neglected, causing a visitor or tenant to get injured, then the owner may be held liable for the harm the individual has endured and the related expenses. The following are the 6 most common types of premises liability ...
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  • How Much is a Motorcycle Accident Lawsuit Worth?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 30-Mar-2017

    If you are a motorcyclist and recently got involved in a collision caused by a negligent driver that resulted in your injury, you may be entitled to recover financial compensation. In addition, you are probable wondering how much your potential claim might be worth. Factors Determining the Worth of a Motorcycle Accident Claim The settlement value of a motorcycle injury claim depends upon a variety ...
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  • Are Pedestrians Ever at Fault?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 22-Mar-2017

    When we think about collisions between motor vehicles and pedestrians, we initially assume that the driver of the vehicle is at fault since “the pedestrian has the right of way.” However, there are many cases when the pedestrian can actually be to blame, whether partly or entirely. Pedestrian’s Duty of Care Despite having the right of way in mostly all situations involving ...
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