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2017

Blog Posts in 2017

  • PTSD caused by TBI

    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused by a sudden blow or sharp jolt to the head. Often, this type of injury occurs during a traumatic event, such as an accident or a fall. As such, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may develop in the aftermath of sustaining such an injury. Unfortunately, many symptoms of TBIs and PTSD overlap, making it difficult to assess what the underlying problem is. ...
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  • I Was Hit by an Uninsured Driver, What Can I Do?

    Car accidents are incredibly common, which is why it is the legal necessity for every driver to have car insurance coverage. However, in the event that the driver who hit you is not insured, the urgency of the situation drastically increases. In these instances, your own insurance company will be held responsible in paying for any and all expenses incurred--if and only if you have obtained ...
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  • How Long Does Whiplash Last?

    Whiplash, though common, is incredibly painful and debilitating to those who suffer from it. It generally occurs following a rear-end car accident , as the injury is a result of the head being jolted forward and then snapping back. Sometimes, sideways movements may cause whiplash if they are severe enough. These kinds of sudden movements in the neck may result in the delicate tendons and ligaments ...
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  • Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries

    A traumatic brain injury can range from mild to severe, depending on several factors. An individual suffering from a mild traumatic brain injury will typically have normal MRI and CAT scans, though he or she might have cognitive problems such as difficulty thinking, trouble with memory, attention deficit, and mood swings. Despite the term “mild,” however, the effect of traumatic brain injuries, ...
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  • Do Bed Sores Form Due to Medical Negligence?

    Kempton & Russell proudly represents families who have had loved ones suffer injury or harm due to medical malpractice. Time and time again, our attorneys have found that bed sores are not a symptom or side effect of an illness. Rather, it may be a direct result of medical negligence, such as inattentive nursing home staff and failure to provide the patient with the care that they deserve. If you ...
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