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Car Accidents Cause Neck, Back, and Spine Injuries: Here’s What Victims Should Know!

After a car accident, victims sustain injuries from head to toe; due to the nature of motor vehicle accidents, and the back and forth motion caused when colliding with another car, neck and spine injuries are some of the most common (and most severe). Herniated disks, strains, and whiplash injuries can all cause a victim widespread chronic pain. In catastrophic accidents, broken vertebrae or Spinal Cord Injuries may occur on impact. Some of the most serious injuries sustained in a road-related accident are direct impacts to the head, neck, and spine. Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury are the most severe and have permanent implications on the life of victims who sustain these injuries.

Followup: Employer Liability and Company Cars (New Information Employees Should Have on Hand)!

In 2018's "Employer Liability: When Accidents Happen in the Company Car" we looked at what goes into determining employer liability when it comes to company issued vehicles. In this thorough followup, we'll provide new information employees using business-owned vehicles should know in the event they find themselves injured on the clock. Workplace accidents happen to even the most responsible employees, what's most important is knowing how to proceed on both the medical and legal side when they do....

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DUI Accident Cases Pose Serious, Costly Civil Liability

It's important to understand that a DUI can happen to anyone, no matter how high they believe their tolerance to alcohol. When they let their guard down and act irresponsibly, assuming they won't get caught, or that they can't possibly hurt anyone after "just one drink", life threatening accidents happen. Drinking and driving is a risk no one should ever take....

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CRPS Has Been Linked to Medical Malpractice; Here’s Everything Those Diagnosed Must Know!

CRPS, or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, is what was formerly known as RSD. CRPS is a pain disorder and considered to be permanent, or as medical professionals often refer to it: “chronic”. There are several ways a person can develop Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. CRPS can be sustained through an obvious physical injury such as a surgical error (in cases of Medical Malpractice, to which CRPS-II has a direct link), or can be sustained in an accident such as a car or motorcycle crash. Regardless of how a person develops the condition, it’s considered to be one of the most excruciating, permanent diseases a person can suffer from.