Open And Closed Head Injuries In Personal Injury Cases

In serious personal injury accidents involving head injuries, there are two major types, open and closed head injuries: Open Head Injury Open head injuries penetrate the skull and brain. These types of head injuries, such as a gunshot wound, the scalp, and skull are opened and the brain is normally penetrated by the path of the bullet as it moves Read more…

Broken Bones And Fractures – Discount Medication

From a legal damages perspective, broken bones and fractures are viewed quite seriously. These type of injuries can lead to severe pain, deformity, loss of motion and, possibly, serious crippling. The most common type of doctor to treat these forms of injuries is the orthopedic surgeon. Usually, such injuries require post-surgical physical therapy, which depending on Read more…

Herniated And Bulging Disks (Discs)

Disk injuries have the capacity to be life-changing injuries. There are various degrees of disk injury: Bulging disks, ruptured discs, and fully herniated discs. Most of these conditions are caused by car accidents. The nature and extent of disk damage can be determined best through an MRI scan. If a scan reveals there is disk impingement on nerve roots, Read more…

Sprains And Strains – Car Accidents

Soft tissue injuries such as microscopic tears, known as sprains and strains, impact the soft tissue and ligaments surrounding the cervical, thoracic and lumbar regions of the spinal bony structures that protect the spine. Sprains and strains of this kind are very common in rear and front-end car accidents. The tares are microscopic but can cause small Read more…

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…

Toxic Mold Injuries – Landlord Liability

A landlord is under a legal duty to keep and maintain the tenant’s property in a safe condition – including damage to one’s property and health caused by flooding  The damage suffered from exposure to toxic mold can be costly in human suffering and for the owner of the property, it can mean facing serious legal Read more…

What To Expect On My First Visit With A Chiropractor?

Taking Your History The first thing a chiropractor will do is taking a history to obtain more information of your chief complaint. The doctor will ask detailed questions about your complaint as well as your family history, diet and visits you may have had with other physicians. All these questions will allow the doctor to get Read more…

Disc Bulging & Herniation – Nerve And Spinal Cord Compression

Disc Injuries Car accidents and heavy falls affecting the back are the most common causes of disc injury. Four Major Levels Of The Spine From top to bottom, the four major aspects of the spine are known as the cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral levels.  At each level of the spine, the discs give the skeletal structures  flexibility, energy-absorbtion, as well Read more…

Homeowner Liability – Injury On Property

As a homeowner, you have a responsibility to exercise reasonable care with respect to the maintenance and upkeep of your property. This includes protecting anyone who comes onto your property at your invitation. As long as you take reasonable care to protect and inform, you will probably not be sued successfully should anything happen. Children Read more…

Ramps & Stairways Personal Injury Liability

Ramps and stairways may be dangerous structures if not constructed and maintained in a reasonable and proper manner. Most states have various building codes that govern how ramps and stairways should be constructed and maintained. In situations where a person or company has failed to abide by established building codes and injury results from that Read more…