When to Get a Lawyer After a Semi-Truck Accident

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Any motor vehicle accident can cause disruption and unexpected problems for a victim. However, semi-truck accidents have the potential to cause widespread devastation resulting in severe injuries, expensive property damage, and in some cases, may cause the death of a victim. The damages in a semi-truck accident can include costly medical expenses, loss of income, […]

Emergency signs of a spinal cord injury

A spinal cord injury must be treated with extreme caution, as one wrong move can cause additional damage. This is why it’s so important to understand the emergency signs of a spinal cord injury. Some of the following may present after an accident: Excruciating back and/or neck pain Paralysis in any part of the body […]

There are many potential causes of a motor vehicle accident

In a perfect world, you would never have to concern yourself with being involved in a motor vehicle accident. Instead, you could get behind the wheel and navigate to and from your intended destination without incident. ​ Unfortunately, regardless of where you live, you know that this is not the case. Even if you do […]

A spinal cord injury can change your life

When a person suffers a spinal cord injury, there is a good chance that his or her life will never be the same. For example, you may require full-time care after this type of injury. ​ Unfortunately, there are times when a spinal cord injury is the result of the negligence of another party. When […]

Medical malpractice can cause a serious injury or illness

When you visit any type of medical professional, you hope that this person makes key decisions that improve your overall level of health. But what happens if this is not the case? What happens if a medical professional makes a mistake that causes serious injury or an illness? If you find yourself in the situation […]

What are the symptoms of spinal cord trauma?

If you’re involved in any type of accident, such as a motor vehicle crash, it’s imperative to be treated for every injury. This is particularly true of spinal cord trauma, as this can have a big impact on your life for many years to come. It’s important to be aware of the symptoms associated with […]

The seriousness of a spinal cord injury

If you suffer any type of injury, regardless of the cause, you hope that you can receive fast and effective treatment. Unfortunately, some types of injuries are more difficult to treat than others. A spinal cord injury, for example, can change your life forever. In many cases, there is no such thing as a full […]

Key facts about bankruptcy and spinal cord injuries

You may have already assumed that the cost of a spinal cord injury or a brain injury was going to be fairly high, but did you know that you’re actually statistically more likely to go bankrupt after one of these injuries than someone who isn’t hurt? Below are a few key facts to know about […]

Stem cell therapy might help spinal cord injuries

The treatments for spinal cord injuries have evolved greatly from where they were decades ago. New technologies on the horizon might show even more promise for victims of spinal cord injuries. One treatment that is showing some promise involves stem cells. ​ Stem cell therapy that was done by a company based in nearby California […]

Spinal cord accidents strip income and increase bills

Spinal cord injuries are very serious injuries. Even when the injury is minor, significant changes to a person’s life might occur. If you think about our previous post, you probably remember some of the symptoms of whiplash. Take a few moments to think about how those symptoms might affect you. Now, think about how paralysis […]