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Catastrophic Injuries Cause Noneconomic Damages

After an accident, calculating the losses can be a complex process, and it may be a mistake to assume the insurance company has offered a settlement amount that is full and fair. The economic damages involve current and future medical expenses, which can become complicated to figure, as can lost earning

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The causes and costs of SCIs

The nervous system is a complicated control center for a person’s motion and sensation, so anything that affects it may have widespread implications. A spinal cord injury is often the result of traumatic impacts and they lay a heavy cost both financial and physical on whoever suffers one. Given the

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How can you prevent road rage?

How many angry drivers do you know? When you drive while stressed or upset, you have a higher likelihood of experiencing road rage. Road rage is not a new phenomenon. In fact, it has been on the rise for a decade. Between 2006 and 2015, fatal road rage car accidents

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The dangers of distracted driving

Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of serious auto accidents in New York and throughout the U.S. According to 2020 data from the state Governor’s Traffic Safety Commission, the average number of crashes causing serious injury or death because of device use behind the wheel has been steadily increasing for

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Teenagers and distracted driving

Distracted driving causes individuals of all ages to get into accidents. However, the risk is highest for teenage drivers, as they lack the experience behind the wheel. Teenagers are the causes and victims of more crashes than any other age group. There are various strategies that states and parents can

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What is compartment syndrome?

A serious condition that you can develop from bone fractures or crush injuries is compartment syndrome. WebMD defines compartment syndrome as excessive pressure that builds up in a compartment of the body. The legs, arms and abdomen are the most likely to develop compartment syndrome. If you or someone you

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TBI: the invisible catastrophic injury

Wet roads, construction zones and poor visibility along New York highways and secondary roads often cause collisions that result in catastrophic injuries, such as TBI. If a loved one experienced personality changes or difficulty getting back to their daily lives even months after the accident, a brain injury could be

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Is eating while driving dangerous?

If you asked most Americans to name common causes of distracted driving, it is likely that many would start talking about texting and driving. The reality is that one of the most common forms of distracted driving is much more innocuous-sounding than this. Eating and drinking while driving is one

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Filing a wrongful death suit against a large company

A wrongful death action filed against a large company generally requires showing how an employee’s negligence caused an otherwise preventable death. In certain cases, a lack of managerial oversight may serve as evidence that a company should have taken action to prevent a transportation employee from failing to drive safely. 

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What to do after a car accident

Car accidents are so common that there’s the possibility of you ending up in one or several in your lifetime. Even if you are a safe and responsible driver, not every motorist who is on the road with you is.  Though there are actions you can take to minimize the

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