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“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
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 injuries
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
“Minor brain injury” is often an oxymoron
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
Ankle Fracture Injuries
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
Foot drop due to traumatic injury
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
Low back fracture injuries
Low back fracture injuries often arise from high-energy events such as car and truck crashes. We have seen hundreds of them in decades of personal injury law practice.
3d render human spine anatomy with pain symptoms – back view – Grayscale Image
A fracture of a vertebra in the low back (lumbar) region causes back pain, often … Continue Reading
Femur fracture injuries
The femur (thigh bone), extending from the hip to the knee, is the strongest and longest
bone in the human body. Because it is so strong, in relatively young people it usually requires a great deal of kinetic force to break the femur shaft. That often happens in truck, car and motorcycle crashes. In older people … Continue Reading
10 things to do after a car crash
A car crash can be one of the most traumatic events most people are likely to experience. It is an unexpected event that can be instantly life-changing for you and your family. There are 10 very important things that you need to do after a wreck in order to protect you, your family, and the … Continue Reading
Why it is important to immediately hire a real trucking trial attorney after a catastrophic truck crash
When a family member is killed or seriously injured in a crash with a tractor trailer, a normal human instinct is to wait a decent interval before consulting an attorney. Then one may be inclined to take one’s time talking with a hometown lawyer who handles an occasional car wreck case along with divorces, criminal … Continue Reading