Category: injuries

What Is the Difference Between Bodily Injury and Personal Injury?

injuries | November 11, 2022

When you hear the phrases “bodily injury” and “personal injury,” it may seem like they mean the same thing at first glance. When speaking normally and outside of legal issues, there may not be a problem with confusing the two. However, these two phrases actually do have different meanings depending on the context in which…

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Can a Spinal Cord Injury Be Repaired?

injuries | July 29, 2022

Spinal cord injuries can be devastating, and they can occur in a wide variety of ways. When a person sustains a spinal cord injury, it can range in severity. Incomplete spinal cord injuries can lead to partial paralysis, though complete spinal cord injuries often cause permanent paralysis below the site of the entry. Here, we…

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Can I Recover Damages for Whiplash?

Car Accidents,compensation,injuries | May 16, 2022

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries that individuals sustain when a vehicle accident occurs. Even though this injury is most commonly associated with rear-end accidents, it can occur in any type of vehicle accident. If you or somebody you love has sustained whiplash in a vehicle accident caused by the negligence of another…

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What is a Spinal Cord Injury?

injuries | June 25, 2021

Injuries occur in a wide variety of ways and can affect different parts of a person’s body. However, some injuries are considered catastrophic. One of the most catastrophic injuries that can occur is a spinal cord injury. Not all spinal cord injuries are alike. Here, we want to discuss what is spinal cord injury is,…

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What Happens If Your Spinal Cord Is Severed?

injuries | June 18, 2021

Spinal cord injuries are considered catastrophic because they can significantly alter a person’s life. However, there are various levels of spinal cord injuries that can occur. When a spinal cord is severed, this will be considered the most severe level of spinal cord injury. Various Types of Spinal Cord Injuries Our spinal cords are the…

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Types of Paralysis

injuries | June 14, 2021

Paralysis can be detrimental for a victim. Unfortunately, there are various ways that a person can become paralyzed due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity. One of the most common causes of paralysis is vehicle accidents. However, traumatic injuries are certainly not the only way that a person can…

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Is Paralysis Always Permanent?

injuries | June 11, 2021

Accidents can lead to severe injuries, including spinal cord trauma or a nerve injury that causes paralysis. When most people think of paralysis, they think that this is a permanent condition that a person will have to adapt to. In truth, there are times when paralysis is permanent. However, there are also times when victims…

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Airbag Injuries

injuries | December 30, 2019

An automobile’s airbags should save lives and prevent serious injuries, not cause them. Yet every year, crash victims suffer painful and debilitating physical injuries when they collide too hard with airbags or when these safety devices malfunction. If a medical examiner or crash investigator determines you suffered your injuries because of an airbag, consult with…

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What to Expect Physically After a Car Accident

Car Accidents,injuries | April 24, 2019

Even a seemingly minor car accident can cause serious injuries and long-lasting pain. Car accidents may also aggravate preexisting injuries and medical conditions and cause injuries that do not manifest symptoms immediately. It is not uncommon for a driver to leave the scene of an accident feeling unharmed and then be in so much pain…

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Falls and falling objects: When gravity drops a load on you

injuries | April 9, 2017

Many of the worst and most common personal injuries involve things falling down. Consider the many ways objects fall, at the worst possible moment: Objects and even buildings falling at construction sites Crane and scaffold failures Shelf failures in stores Improperly loaded trucks Debris and merchandise blocking the highway Elevator failures Airplane crashes People falling…

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