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Blog: Injuries

  • Spinal Cord Injuries Present a Diverse Array of Side Effects

    Aug 18, 2020

    While any serious personal injury is difficult to live with, damage to the spinal cord is particularly devastating. Such an injury can occur in a variety of situations, but motor vehicle accidents are among the top causes of spinal cord injuries. When a negligent car accident results in spine injuries, acquiring compensation is a primary goal so that the victim can pay for any necessary treatment. Unfortunately, some victims in the Fairfax, Virginia, region underestimate...
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  • A Brain Injury Can Make You Sensitive to the Light

    Jun 26, 2020

    Brain injuries are some of the most interesting and confusing injuries that people can suffer in car accidents, falls and other such incidents. They tend to impact the injured parties in many different ways. Two people who are involved in the same exact accident and who both have a traumatic brain injury (TBI) could have completely different symptoms as a result. One symptom to consider is light sensitivity. You may find it very difficult to...
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  • New Study Looks Positive for Patients With Spinal Cord Injury

    May 5, 2020

    When you have a spinal cord injury, any chance of recovery seems slim to none. There are no significant treatments that can help you get your movement back once paralyzed, though there are therapies. One good piece of information you may want to know about is a new report of scientists regenerating neurons in mice who have spinal cord injuries. While this is still far from being a cure for humans, it’s a step in...
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  • When Amusement Park Visits Go Bad

    Mar 10, 2020

    Amusement parks (or “theme” parks) are a favorite way for American families to spend some time together. Most of the time, everything goes fine — but there are exceptions. Take, for example, the fact that Busch Gardens Williamsburg has just been sued for $2.25 million by two different injury victims in unrelated claims. One woman was hurt while on a popular bobsled ride. The other was injured while attending a Halloween-themed event at the park...
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  • The Staggering Impacts of Brain Injuries for Victims

    Oct 9, 2019

    Brain injuries can take an obvious toll on victims but some of the toll a brain injury can take on victims and their families is less obvious. Brain injuries can have an extensive impact on victims, their families, communities and society as a whole and the physical, financial and emotional costs to victims and others can be staggering. Because brain injuries can sometimes initially be difficult to spot, brain injury victims and their families should...
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  • Virginia Car Accidents Can Result in Soft Tissue Injuries

    Jul 31, 2019

    Unfortunately, car accidents are a daily occurrence in Virginia. To help ensure car accident victims get the financial help they need for the injuries they suffered in the crash, they need to know how they are protected legally. It is also important to understand how certain injuries, such as soft tissue injuries, will affect their life. Soft tissue injuries are the types of injuries that impact the soft tissues of the body including the muscles,...
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  • Legal Protections for Traumatic Brain Injury Victims

    Jun 20, 2019

    Traumatic brain injuries are some of the most serious injuries that car accident victims face. As a result, it is important for victims and their families to be familiar with the legal protections available to them when they have been harmed by a negligent or careless driver. A personal injury claim for damages can help a victim suffering from a traumatic brain injury with their physical, financial and emotional damages. Traumatic brain injuries can leave...
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  • Why Do Negligence Claims Focus on "the Reasonable Person?"

    Feb 11, 2019

    Each day Virginia residents are expected to do their best as they work in their jobs, take care of their families and interact with their communities. They strive to provide themselves and their loved ones with the care and consideration that they require to be successful. However, as humans, many people will make mistakes and cause accidents from time to time that fall outside of their efforts to always be at their best. These mistakes...
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