Posts Tagged ‘injuries’

Neck and Spine Injuries After Car Accident: The Personal Injury Perspective

After a motor vehicle accident, victims are left with any number of injuries that span from head-to-toe. Strains, sprains, broken bones, bumps and bruises, dislocations, and whiplash injuries can all cause a victim widespread chronic pain. However, one of the most serious injuries sustained in a road-related accident is any impact to the head and neck area. Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury can heavily impact the victim’s ability to live a full, independent life.

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Pedestrian Hit and Run Accidents Can Be Catastrophic, Fatal: Part 2, Spine Injuries

Spinal cord injuries resulting from an accident can cause severe damage to the central nervous system, leaving the patient in the hospital with months or years of recovery ahead of them. After a hit-and-run accident that leaves a pedestrian injured, many of the most common injuries are sustained in the neck, back, and spine due to the force of being struck by a vehicle. These injuries are considered catastrophic; however, they are not the only injuries that occur as the result of a hit-and-run. Broken bones, CRPS, and concussions are also common. What makes spinal cord injuries catastrophic? This article will delve into a deeper explanation of what our readers need to know when it comes to injuries of such a grave nature.

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Pedestrian Hit and Run Accidents Can Be Catastrophic, Fatal: Part 1, TBI

When a pedestrian is hit by a car or truck, the injuries that can result are catastrophic. Unlike motor vehicle accidents in which another car is hit, providing even the smallest amount of protection around the driver, when a pedestrian is hit by a vehicle there is nothing to protect them from sustaining serious and often fatal injuries. The rate at which these accidents occur is rising, especially in busy cities like Miami.

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Staying Safe This July 4th is Easy, Follow These Tips!

While most of us will be celebrating the upcoming 4th of July with family and friends, enjoying the fireworks, food, and what feels like the heat of summer in full effect, there are always people who will choose to act recklessly, putting innocent lives in danger. Unfortunately, the reality of alcohol-related accidents on holidays where alcohol flows freely such as July 4th, when the heat is high are all too real. To avoid becoming the victim of someone else’s recklessness, or getting into an accident yourself, it’s important to have plans in place for alcohol consumption. This is especially true if you’re a parent or guardian of minors.

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This 4th of July, Protect Yourself Against Fireworks Injuries

The upcoming 4th of July holiday brings families from all over the country together to celebrate America. Aside from food, the number one activity families participate in together is watching firework displays. These intricate displays are meant to celebrate our Independence Day in a big and extravagant way. While firework shows are a can’t-miss summer event, it’s important to educate yourself and your family on firework-safety, should you choose to put on your own firework show for friends and family.

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Does Loss of Limb Have to Mean Loss of Quality of Life?

In Does Loss of Limb Have to Mean Loss of Quality of Life? we’ll provide in-depth Personal Injury insight on what happens after a victim suffers an amputation, either as the result of a work-related accident or a surgical error that left them bodily injured. This insight is firsthand information from a board certified civil trial attorney who has tried and won numerous amputation-related lawsuits and recovered millions of dollars in damages on behalf of his clients.

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Why Are Herniated Disks a Cause for Concern?

One injury that’s not discussed frequently, but causes a great deal of pain for accident victims, is what’s known as a herniated disc. Within this Shaked Law Blog article we’ll provide the information you  need to fully understand the painful reality of this type of injury and the lengths an accident victim may have to go to achieve pain relief.

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