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Traumatic Brain Injury

Leading Causes of Brain Injuries

Brain damage causes severe effects on the brain cells that need medical attention to avoid fatal consequences. The two main types of brain impairment are Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Traumatic brain injury is caused by external forces that damage the skull, affecting the brain tissue inside. Acquired brain injury is the resulting pressure to the

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Best Practices for Riding a Bicycle Safely

Riding a bicycle is a preferred method of transportation for some people, and even if you are only riding casually or for pleasure, there may be a time when it is necessary to ride on a roadway with other vehicles. Knowing the safety rules to follow can help keep you alive and avoid a nasty bicycle accident that could cause

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The Slip And Fall Injury Report

Preventing Falls in Older People

Falls or slip and falls can cause injuries severe enough to send many adults to the emergency room or an emergency clinic for treatment. Many of those injuries could have been avoided by adhering to some simple safety rules. Since most people fall while at home, there are ways to improve the home environment to make it safer. Here are

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Best Foot Forward for Pedestrian Safety

A pedestrian is hit by a driver every 7 minutes in the United States. The area with the highest rate of pedestrians being hit and injured is in the Orlando area, with 2 pedestrians suffering injuries and 1 being killed every week. In 2017 there were 781 injuries and fatalities in Orange County alone. Lake, Osceola, and Seminole counties had

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Avoid These common Mistakes on a Car Accident Injury Claim

Any time you are injured in a car accident, the first thing you should do is be checked by a doctor. Even if you think you haven’t been hurt, pain can show up much later, indicating an injury that wasn’t evident initially. The next step is to contact your insurance company. But is that the best thing to do? Insurance

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Safety Tips for Recreational Small Boats

Due to Florida’s wonderful weather, boating can be enjoyed year round. From June through September the boating season really booms, with many seasoned and new boat owners enjoying the water. For new as well as long-time boat owners, following safety precautions is necessary for everyone to be safe and prevent accidents. The following tips should not be taken lightly, as

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Motorcycle accident

Stay Safe While Riding a Motorcycle

Anyone who has ridden a motorcycle knows how much fun it is. Cruising down the road with the wind in your face is exhilarating, but also dangerous. Data shows that someone riding a motorcycle is 28 times more likely to die in a motorcycle accident than someone in a car. Motorcyclists and drivers need to be more alert as they

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Spinal Cord Injury

Symptoms and Treatment for a Spinal Cord Injury

Symptoms of a spinal injury When someone has an acute spinal cord injury, they can have any number of different symptoms. One thing that determines how it will manifest is where on the spinal column the injury is located, as different parts of the spine have nerves going to different areas of the body. Injuries to the spine can result in

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Car Accidents Caused by Failure to Yield

There are many situations in driving where one car should let another car pass or go first. If there weren’t laws governing right of way, the number of accidents would increase because many drivers would not give any right of way. Even with current laws in place, there are more accidents and injuries than there need to be because some

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How Much Is My Case Worth?

How much could I receive for my case? There are several factors used to determine what your case is worth. The value of your case is based on what your actual damages are. Damages can be broken down into two categories – economic and non-economic. Economic damages are: Medical bills already incurred for medicines, hospitalization, medical care, and supplies, etc.

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