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- Even a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Can Affect You for Months
Many mild TBIs are classified as “concussions,” a fact which causes victims and their families to believe that it is not a serious matter. In reality, concussions and other forms of mild TBIs have the potential to cause serious symptoms months after the injury initially took place.
- Expert Witness: Assessing Liability in Horseback Riding Fall Cases
When someone has fallen from a horse while riding, the incident could have occurred due to improperly maintained equipment, inappropriate training of the animal or through a similar issue. When a claim for the injury arises, an expert witness is often necessary to explain and assess liability so that compensation claims are possible and understood better.
- Malpractice suits alleging “improper bonuses” settled
Incentives are a great way to motivate individuals and push them to reach new heights and get better at a given task. Rewarding people for their efforts is a common practice that usually yields a positive result but that was not the case in two recent medical malpractice lawsuits against UPMC [University of Pittsburgh Medical Center].
- Top 10 Reasons to Hire an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney
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- Recoverable Damages in Michigan Medical Malpractice Cases
Your doctor made a mistake. You were injured. You now have to take time off work, pay unexpected medical costs, and hire someone to maintain your home and yard. As a result, you are teetering on the edge of financial ruin. Are you entitled to be reimbursed for medical expenses? Lost wages? Mental anguish? The short answer is yes.
- Is It Too late to Sue: Statutes of Limitation and Repose in Michigan
Lawyers receive calls every day from people who are injured but waited too long to sue. Don't sleep on your rights. There are time limits that must be followed when bringing a lawsuit. Wait too long, and your claim will become barred by a statute of limitation or repose.
- Michigan Medical Malpractice 101
Michigan, like many other states, has strict rules governing the procedure one must follow in pursuing a lawsuit against a healthcare provider or hospital. Make a mistake, and the case might be dismissed. This area of the law is so complicated, a patient should not try to represent themselves.
- What to Expect in a Free Case Evaluation with a Personal Injury Lawer
Most injury lawyers offer free case consultations. What can you expect to happen during your visit? What should you look for in an injury lawyer?
- Winning Isn’t Worth Your Health
In a culture of masculinity, being seeing as tough or manly has worth. Shaking it off or putting dirt on it after an injury means toughness, or an attitude that a little pain or a small injury won’t stand in the way of what needs to be done. But while this ethos has helped create a result-oriented culture, the cost has often been the health of the individual. One of the ways this has shown itself is with brain injuries.
- How to Work with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Victim Even If They Don’t Realize They’re Injured
Imagine that you have been involved in a car wreck. Your vehicle was totaled and you suffered what you believed at the time were moderate injuries - whiplash, a thin wrist fracture and sprained shoulder. Your recollection of the crash is foggy, but after a few weeks of recovery you feel that you are mostly back to your old self…