A “minor brain injury” may be viewed as one that does not affect you or anyone in your family. Virtually any real brain injury, even if not readily apparent to bystanders, can be deeply disruptive in the lives of both the injured person and the entire family. Cognitive symptoms can involve difficulties with memory, concentration, and attention span. Emotional symptoms may include irritability, anxiety, depression, and mood swings. That is not minor.

However, head injuries that are not obviously catastrophic are not often taken very seriously. Patients are discharged directly home without any prescription and formal rehabilitation. Since there

If you have a non-catastrophic injury in a car or truck accident, or if you are helping someone who has a more serious injury, here are ten things to do after the crash.

  1. Call 911. Even if the other driver begs you not to call the police and offers immediate cash payment, call the police. Do not let the other driver talk you out of it. Give the officer accurate and detailed information about what happened They will create an accident report, which can be valuable for insurance claims and legal purposes.
    Obtain a copy of the police report

As seasoned personal injury attorneys in Atlanta, over the years we have represented numerous people with serious hand fracture injuries. Our hands are the tool of tools, distinguishing humans from apes. If you work with your hands, your brain, and your heart, you are an artist, whether as a construction worker or a surgeon. The loving touch of a hand by a parent or a lover is essential for nonverbal communication.  Loss of full use of a hand can have devastating effects on productivity and quality of life.

Hand fractures are common injuries that can significantly impact one’s daily life and functionality.

Ankle fractures are a common and potentially debilitating injury that can significantly impact mobility and quality of life. Ankle fractures are injuries that occur to the bones of the ankle, namely the tibia, fibula, and talus. These injuries can range from simple stress fractures to complex breaks involving multiple bones and joint surfaces.

In personal injury law practice in Atlanta, we often see ankle fractures resulting from trips, falls, and direct impact in car and truck accidents.  There are several types of ankle fractures, categorized by the location and extent of the break. These can include lateral malleolus fractures

Life can throw unexpected challenges our way, and sometimes, it takes away something as precious as a limb. Leg amputation is a life-altering event that can result from accidents, medical conditions, or traumatic incidents. However, amidst the difficulties, countless individuals who have survived amputations have shown remarkable resilience, courage, and determination to rebuild their lives.

Leg amputation injuries are among the most severe and life-changing injuries that can occur, with profound physical, emotional, and financial consequences. The physical and emotional consequences of losing a limb are obviously profound, affecting mobility, independence, and overall quality of life.  Leg amputations can

Spinal cord injuries (SCI) are among the most devastating physical injuries one can suffer. We have had SCI clients whose first reaction was to wish for death rather than life with paralysis.

In our law practice over several decades, we have represented numerous spinal cord injury survivors. Most had benefited from rehabilitation services at Shepherd Center or Emory Rehabilitation Hospital, both of which are near us in Atlanta. All these clients were injured in motor vehicle crashes or falls. One client who had been a high-powered government executive before an accident made him quadriplegic initially wanted to just turn his

Car and truck accidents, as well as falls, can cause a wide range of injuries, some of which can be particularly severe. One area of the body that is often affected in these types of accidents is the nose. Nasal trauma can vary in severity, from minor bruises and cuts to severe fractures and permanent impairment.

The mechanism of nasal injury typically involves a sudden impact to the face, which can occur in a number of ways. For example, in a car or truck accident, the nose can be injured when the face strikes the steering wheel or dashboard, or

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) connects the jaw to the skull, and it is responsible for all of our jaw movements, including speaking, chewing, and yawning. injuries can be incredibly painful and debilitating. When this joint is injured, it can cause a range of symptoms, from mild discomfort to severe pain and limited mobility.

Causes of TMJ Injuries
TMJ injuries can be caused by a variety of factors, including:

  • Trauma: A blow to the face or jaw can cause a TMJ injury. This is common in car
    accidents, sports injuries, and falls.
  • Grinding or clenching of teeth: Overuse of the TMJ

“Eyes are the window to the soul” is a common expression. More practically, eyes provide our windows to the world around us. The eye is a delicate and complex organ that is responsible for gathering visual information and sending it to the brain for processing. Eyes allow us to connect with our surroundings, relate to other people, stay safe, and help maintain the sharpness of our connections with the world.

Thus, traumatic eye injuries can have a significant impact on an individual’s life, both physically and emotionally. Such eye injuries can range from minor scratches to severe damage that can

Facial scars can be a traumatic and profoundly life-changing experience for many individuals. Such highly visible scars can result from a v-ariety of incidents including car accidents, dog bites, burns, and assaults. In addition to the physical pain and scarring, the psychological and social ramifications of facial scars can be significant.

As personal injury lawyers, we have seen firsthand the impact that facial scars can have on our clients. In this blog post, we will discuss the medical and legal aspects of facial scar injuries, including the use of plastic surgery, as well as the psychological, social, and mate selection