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 … Continue Reading
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 … Continue Reading
“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 … Continue Reading
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 … Continue Reading
Ear injuries are a common type of personal injury that can occur in a variety of situations, including automobile accidents, workplace accidents, and sports injuries. Ear injuries can range from minor to severe, and can have long-lasting, permanent effects on the victim’s quality of life.
Types of Ear Injuries
There are several different types of ear injuries … Continue Reading
Scalp avulsion (“scalping” or “scalp degloving“) is a severe injury that occurs when the scalp is torn away from the skull. Our personal injury law practice has seen scalp avulsion and degloving injuries resulting from car and truck accidents, dog attacks, and industrial accidents.
In the case of a car or truck accident, scalp avulsion can … Continue Reading
Insurance company representatives often seize upon the term “minor brain injury” to devalue what is too often a life-altering event. They are eager to ignore post-concussion syndrome until vigorous representation forces them to deal with it.
While many people do seem to fully recover from an isolated occasion of “getting their bell rung” with a concussion … Continue Reading
A broken ankle is a painful, often complex, and potentially disabling injury. It is essential to obtain expert medical care and if there is a potential legal claim for the injury, legal counsel familiar with the injury.
Ankle fractures can be caused in many ways, through impact, twisting, and crush injuries. We often see ankle fractures … Continue Reading
Among the worst injuries a person may suffer is a “broken neck,” a fracture in the cervical vertebra. It may result in irreversible paralysis or death.
The C1 and C2 vertebrae are the top two of seven vertebrae in the cervical spine. Depending upon their severity, these types of spinal cord injury are categorized as complete … Continue Reading
Foot drop injury is a common complication of nerve injuries in the back, hip or legs. Also called “drop foot,” it is a result of weakness or paralysis of the muscles involved in lifting the front part of the foot.
Foot drop injury can be a frightening development for a person who is accustomed to being very … Continue Reading