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How Long After Brain Injury Can Symptoms Occur?

Symptoms of a brain injury can manifest themselves hours, days, and sometimes even weeks after the injury occurs. The occurrence of delayed symptoms generates medical dangers, and it complicates the process of obtaining injury compensation. Delayed Symptoms of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Mild TBI, including virtually all concussions, might not even cause you to…

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What Are the Damages & Liability for a Road Rage Incident?

The victim of road rage can assert an injury claim for medical expenses, lost earnings, pain and suffering, punitive damages and other losses against a defendant. If the victim dies, a successful wrongful death claim may result in damages comparable to a claim for catastrophic injury. Road rage is responsible for about two-thirds of all…

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Who Can Be Held Liable for a Slip and Fall Accident?

You might hold various parties liable for your slip and fall accident, including residential property owners, businesses, property managers, employees of contractors, third parties such as customers, the government, the manufacturer or distributor of a defective product, or the workers’ compensation system. Each year, over 800,000 people suffer slip and fall accidents serious enough to…

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Dangerous Winter Driving

Winter and the holidays are a joyful time – or they should be, anyway. For too many people, however, the holiday dream turns into a nightmare when an untimely vehicle accident interrupts their celebration and replaces it with all of the difficulties that an accident entails. Unfortunately, accidents are particularly common during major holidays. Why…

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Can I Recover Compensation from a Dog Attack in Iowa?

Yes, you can. With a strong dog bite claim, you can recover compensation from a dog attack in Iowa, even if the dog owner was not at fault. In 2019, insurance companies paid out millions of dollars for 136 Iowa-based dog bite claims. All told, about 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year…

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What Are the Most Common Motorcycle-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries?

The most common motorcycle-related head injuries are concussions, cerebral contusions, coup-contrecoup injuries, epidural hematomas, and subdural hematomas. According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), motorcyclists are more than 25 times as likely to die in a traffic accident as ordinary motorists. Why Motorcyclists Die So Often The reason for this grim statistic…

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Common Mistakes Committed by Personal Injury Plaintiffs

If you become a personal injury plaintiff by suing someone else who you believe wrongfully caused you to suffer a physical injury, you can easily ruin an otherwise strong claim in a number of ways. Some of these ways include offering inconsistent testimony or signing statements that have not been approved in advance by your…

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How Long Do I Have to Go to the Doctor After an Auto Accident?

If you or a loved one has recently been involved in an auto accident, chances are high that you may be feeling overwhelmed. A sudden accident can be shocking and unsettling. You may find yourself faced with injuries that might require extensive medical treatment, prevent you from returning to work, and otherwise throw your life…

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Can I File a Personal Injury Claim if I Slip on Ice or Snow?

In many parts of the country, winter means snow, ice, and freezing rain – and often, plenty of it.  Those living in these areas understandably have an increased risk of slip and fall accidents during this season. Often, those who unfortunately find themselves involved in these types of accidents find themselves suddenly facing accumulating medical…

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