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How a Jury Determines Value of a Personal Injury Case

August 6, 2012

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How do juries determine the value of a Personal Injury Case? Although one may see various formulas claiming to calculate the “worth” of an injury, there is no uniform standard, scientific formula, chart or table which can categorize each accident and measure each victim’s Pain and Suffering. It’s unique and different for every case.  If decided […]

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How “Loss of Consortium” Factors Into an Ohio Personal Injury Case

August 1, 2012

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When a personal injury occurs, whether it is the result of negligence, medical malpractice, or intentional conduct, there are many times more persons injured than just the plaintiff.  The compensatory (economic) damages are loss of wages, medical bills, etc… that can have a receipt or bill attributed to them.  The damages that do not come […]

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Traumatic Brain Injury Compensation

June 18, 2012

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An injury to the brain of any individual is among the most difficult of all health problems to live with.  It can change everything and alter life permanently.  This type of injury sometimes occurs in vehicular accidents, factory workplaces, the birthing process, falling from heights, and other situations that impact the head area.  Sometimes the […]

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When the Defendant Lies in a Brain Injury Case

February 20, 2012

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When an individual suffers a brain injury accident, it is difficult enough to cope with the pain, diminishment of ability, and extensive medical care. If the defendant lies or mischaracterizes the accident, matters become even more difficult for the victim. It is a tendency among people to deny fault if they believe they may be […]

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Degrees of Brain Injury and Impairment

February 2, 2012

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Short of death, a brain injury can be one of the worst injuries a person can possibly sustain. Statistically, young people, ages 15-25, and the elderly, those aged 70 or older, are at greater risk of a serious brain injury. Doctors classify traumatic brain injuries as being mild, moderate, or severe. Whichever level an individual’s […]

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Accident Victim Dies From Brain Injury

January 30, 2012

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A young woman suffered a fatal brain injury last weekend when her car crashed into an SUV. She was visiting the area, hoping to find a job. Just after midnight on Sunday morning, the victim was driving her Mazda southbound on State Highway 83. As she entered a curve in the road she lost control, […]

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Mild Brain Injury and Severe Brain Injury

January 27, 2012

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Brain injuries can significantly alter the lives of both the victim and their families. These injuries are devastating for various reasons and often lead to emotional, physical and financial hardships. As such, it is crucial that if you have sustained brain injury, whether mild or severe, to seek legal advice of a lawyer experienced with […]

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Definition and Cause of Traumatic Brain Injuries

January 26, 2012

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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an injury that involves damage to the brain that is the result of external blunt force or a penetrating trauma to the head. Consequently, the injured party usually experiences some sort of physical, cognitive or behavioral-emotional impairment. Such impairments can be either temporary or permanent, and they can leave […]

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Brain Injuries Dictate Special Precautions

January 23, 2012

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A school district in California is being sued for a high school football player’s injuries. The youth became permanently disabled following a game in which he received a brain injury. The victim’s lawyer claims the boy told his trainer before the game that he had a headache from a previous hit on the head. It […]

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Neuropsychological Assessments and Brain Injuries

January 17, 2012

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If you have experienced a brain injury as a result of a car accident, pedestrian accident, or any other type of accident, most Ohio brain injury lawyers will tell you that you will probably need to have a neuropsychological assessment.  The main objective of the assessment is to shed light on how changes to one’s […]

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