Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – Treatment For Traumatic Injury

The shock of experiencing a life threatening personal injury can have profound effects on the human psyche. It can cause phobias and even change the way we view danger. When danger is perceived, the body is hardwired to trigger an assortment of chemical and hormonal reactions – we are suddenly in immediate fear and apprehension Read more…

Medical Malpractice Claims

In personal injury law, “medical malpractice” is the term used to describe negligence committed by a health care provider. This includes doctors, nurses, dentists, hospitals, or hospital workers whose performance of their duties departs from the accepted standard of care for those with similar training and experience and which proximately causes harm to the patient. The standard of medical care Read more…

Motorcycle Accidents – Injuries And Representation

Motorcycle Injuries Tend To Be Severe… According to a study conducted by the federal government, per mile traveled, there were 35 times more deaths from motorcycle accidents than from car accidents. Injuries from motorcycle accidents are usually three-times more severe than car accidents. Injuries usually include serious lacerations, cutting, scraping, broken bones and brain trauma. Read more…

Chiropractic Treatment For Whiplash Injuries

Whiplash, or otherwise known as cervical strain is the microscopic tearing of the soft tissue and ligaments that surround the cervical spine and is caused by the neck being thrown forcibly backward and then forward resembling a whipping motion. Whiplash injuries are most commonly caused by the sudden acceleration or deceleration of the neck which is commonly caused by rear-end collisions.  Symptoms of Read more…

How Do I File A Worker’s Compensation Claim?

First, tell your employer that you were injured. Depending on your state’s laws, you probably have to notify your employer about your injury within a certain time limit. If your employer finds out about your injury some other way (maybe your supervisor even knew about it when it happened), then you might be covered. To Read more…

Asbestosis Exposure By Military Personal

Hundreds of thousands of military personnel have been exposed to asbestos and many of these veterans are now showing symptoms of asbestos-related disease. Knowing how much time you have to bring an asbestos action is critically important. According to recent studies, it is estimated that as many as 30 percent of all malignant mesothelioma victims are Read more…

Personal Injury Law And Insurance Adjusters

Insurance claims departments are made up of adjusters, investigators and defense lawyers. Their collective goal is to settle your claim for as little as possible. As a result, insurance companies have been the target of accusations of engaging in unfair and illegal claims practices. Many such accusations have led to government investigations and fines being imposed against insurance Read more…

Car Accident? Recoverable Damages.

The law provides that you are entitled to recover damages from the person or persons whose wrongful conduct, whether negligent or intentional, caused you physical and emotional injury. Therefore, in the case of an automobile accident, you would be able to recover damages from the driver or drivers who caused the accident. You may also be Read more…

Med Pay – Car Insurance Pays For Driver And Passenger Medical Bills

Med Pay Coverage – Pays For Medical Bills Irregardless Of Fault Depending on your state’s insurance laws, your car insurance may contain a provision that provides for payment of your medical expenses and those of your passenger(s) that were injured and which directly resulted from the subject car accident. This is commonly called Med Pay insurance and is purchased by the Read more…

Are Super-Flu Vaccines Safe For Seniors? Vaccination Compensation Program

Q.  I am a caregiver for my 88 year old mother who is two years post-stroke and is extremely frail. We are approaching the flu season and I have read that there is a new and improved vaccine that was developed especially for seniors. The problem, however, is that I am suspicious of drug company Read more…