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How To Choose the Right Personal Injury Attorney?

Posted on February 19, 2016

I advise people to avoid lawyers who have pictures of themselves on billboards and buses, who advertise on television, who have someone show up at the emergency department, or who make telephone calls soliciting a case. The latter couple of solicitations methods are actually illegal, but that does not mean it does not happen. In […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Brain Injuries

Posted on February 1, 2016

What Are Some Common Misconceptions And Misunderstandings People Have about Brain Injuries? One misconception is that an injury to one area of the brain won’t impact other areas of the brain. The circuits, including degree of interconnectedness within the brain, are way too complex for there to be such discrete and isolated injury. Another misconception […]

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Why Is It Important To Contact An Attorney Or Other Qualified Experts In TBI Cases?

Posted on February 1, 2016

How Important Are Specialists and Experts in These Cases for Attorneys and Clients? In traumatic brain injury cases, specialists are extraordinarily important; the specialists can be both treating specialists as well as retained expert witnesses. In reality, healthcare providers offer opinions, and healthcare providers who offer opinions are experts. They may not be retained experts, […]

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Why Is It Important To Contact An Attorney Or Other Qualified Experts In TBI Cases?

Posted on January 13, 2016

How Important Are Specialists and Experts in These Cases for Attorneys and Clients? In traumatic brain injury cases, specialists are extraordinarily important; the specialists can be both treating specialists as well as retained expert witnesses. In reality, healthcare providers offer opinions, and healthcare providers who offer opinions are experts. They may not be retained experts, […]

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How Is Compensation Determined In TBI Cases? What Should Clients Expect?

Posted on January 13, 2016

What Are the Biggest Challenges Clients Are Going to Face in Traumatic Brain Injury Cases? The worst thing that clients can experience in a TBI case, which is usually seen in mild TBI cases more than in any other area, is that the defense is almost always, “Your client is a malingerer, a liar, an […]

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How Do Traumatic Brain Injury Cases Proceed In Court?

Posted on January 13, 2016

Is There a Statute of Limitations on These Types of Injuries? Yes, and the statute of limitations will vary from state to state. In Connecticut, that statute of limitations is two years from the date of the injury in almost all cases involving traumatic brain injury. An exception to that would be in a situation […]

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What Legal Claims Are Made In Traumatic Brain Injury Cases?

Posted on January 13, 2016

What Type of Legal Claim Can A Person Bring against Someone? The most typical claim that is made in the context of a traumatic brain injury is a negligence claim, i.e. someone who suffers a brain injury caused by an automobile crash; a pedestrian injury; or as a result of a trip and fall or […]

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How Are Traumatic Brain Injuries Diagnosed And What Is The Treatment?

Posted on January 13, 2016

How Can These Injuries Be Diagnosed, Especially in Terms of Filing a Claim? Here’s how it’s done from both a medical and a legal standpoint for that purpose: Legally, attorneys don’t make the diagnosis, but it’s often the case that healthcare providers in general are poorly trained and educated to make these diagnoses. That’s true […]

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What Are Some Common Symptoms In Traumatic Brain Injury Cases?

Posted on January 13, 2016

What Are the Symptoms of Someone Who Has Endured a Traumatic Brain Injury? One of the complicating issues in these types of cases is the fact that lots of the symptoms experienced by folks who suffer head injuries are non-specific, meaning they could be symptoms of other conditions. In fact, many TBIs co-occur with other […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Brain Injuries

Posted on January 13, 2016

What Are Some Common Misconceptions And Misunderstandings People Have about Brain Injuries? One misconception is that an injury to one area of the brain won’t impact other areas of the brain. The circuits, including degree of interconnectedness within the brain, are way too complex for there to be such discrete and isolated injury. Another misconception […]

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