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Misdiagnosis of Stroke: Consequences in Patients

"Stroke" (cerebrovascular accident). Film x-ray skull lateral with stroke and blank area at left side

Stroke misdiagnosis causes fatal consequences for patients. Medically, the definition of a stroke is "a sudden death of brain cells due to lack of oxygen." When a stroke occurs, there is an interruption of blood flow to the brain. This results in abnormal functioning, painful, irreversible symptoms, and can be fatal. The cause of a stroke is usually an artery that ruptures or a blockage of brain vessels. Stroke misdiagnosis is extremely serious and can result in legal consequences. This Shaked Law Firm article provides the facts on the prevention of stroke misdiagnosis. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in...

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What is a TBI Life Care Plan?

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This Shaked Law Firm article provides Personal Injury insight on what happens after victims sustain a severe brain injury. This includes a TBI Life Care Plan. This factual information comes firsthand from Sagi Shaked, a double Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer who has tried and won numerous brain injury lawsuits, recovering millions of dollars in damages. When something as drastic as TBI occurs after an accident, victims feel they may never regain quality of life as a result of experiencing any number of setbacks physically. These setbacks are not linear. They are specific to the victim and thus, can occur any...

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Dangers of Brain Injuries After Accident

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Brain injuries (such as concussions) are silent killers. Any blow to the head whether on a football field or from an auto accident, requires evaluation at a hospital. Time is of the essence when dealing with any type of TBI. Concussion is a form of TBI! People don't usually associate concussions with TBI, however, that is exactly what they are. Ignoring treatment for a blow to head because no headache is present is dangerous. Sometimes concussion injuries occur playing football. Sometimes a victim sustains injuries in a Florida auto accident. No matter how the victim sustains injuries, determining severity should...

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Liability in Florida DUI Accidents. With Injuries?

After a DUI with injuries, the responsible party is liable. This Shaked Law Firm article explains an important aspect of Florida DUI: civil liability.

After a DUI accident with injuries, those responsible are liable for the harm that comes to the victim. Many people don't know this, but they can seek compensation after sustaining injuries in a DUI accident. However, civil liability is one of the most common consequences a drunk driver faces after causing harm to other drivers. This is especially true if injuries were sustained or property was damaged. It's important to retain a lawyer with Board Certification after a DUI accident. That is, after stabilizing from any injuries on the medical side. DUI accidents can happen to anyone. No matter how high...

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