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How Can You Get Help After Being Seriously Injured In A Tractor Trailer Accident


If it can be done safely, drivers must consider steering their tractor trailers off to the shoulder of the road or freeway after an accident to avoid blocking traffic. If you have been severely injured -- and traffic is heavy – try calling 911 on your cell phone. Witnesses to the event should also be dialing first responders on your behalf. If you cannot get out of the vehicle by yourself, keep dialing 911, sound your horn and wait for help Sadly, this type of scenario happens far too often as tractor trailers navigate the many NYC freeways and surface streets....

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Brain Injury Case Values Can Vary Greatly

Brain Injury Lawyer

Brain Injury Case Values Can Vary Greatly Predicting the possible settlement value of a head or brain injury case is extremely complicated since most clients experience many unique sets of problems. However, once our law firm has had the chance to review a client’s medical records and billings, we’re in a much better position to try and assign a potential value to a case – assuming there is ample proof of liability of one or more defendants named in the lawsuit. As many clients know, immediate treatment after suffering a head injury is crucial. This holds true whether someone has been injured...

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Falling Debris Accidents Pose Serious Threat to NYC Pedestrian Safety


Falling Debris Accidents Pose Serious Threat to NYC Pedestrian Safety For decades, most New York City pedestrians have assumed that being hit by a vehicle while crossing the street was the biggest danger they faced. Unfortunately, the December 2019 death of New York City architect Erica L. Tishman put everyone on notice that falling building debris can suddenly take the life of any pedestrian. Ms. Tishman was walking near her office on the southeast corner of 49th Street and Seventh Avenue when a piece of loose terra cotta fell from a building – hitting her on the head and killing her. As...

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NYC Hospital Negligence Law Firm

NYC Hospital Negligence Lawyers

Although many hospital patients benefit from successful surgeries, others return home battling serious pain caused by negligent care. Busy doctors and nurses often make critical errors requiring new surgeries to correct their mistakes. Some patients simply die of errors witnessed by a few employees who are too afraid of losing their jobs to speak up about what they’ve seen. Since a comprehensive list of negligent hospital errors and omissions would be too unwieldly for any article, a sample list has been set forth below. In some cases, hospitals can be held liable for the negligence of doctors who practice in them...

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New York City Neurological Injury Attorneys

Head Neurological Injury Lawyers - Frekhtman & Associates

Far too often, auto collision and workplace accident victims suffer serious neurological or brain injuries. These types of medical conditions can also be caused by bad falls, sports injuries, physical assaults, explosions and military accidents. Immediate diagnosis and treatment remain crucial to achieving the best patient outcomes. While surgeries can help reverse some brain injuries – the cognitive disorders (those that disrupt clear thinking and reasoning) -- can often require long-term rehabilitative care. If the initial head trauma is extreme, death can result. Fortunately, many neurology patients can greatly benefit from carefully develop treatment plans. Here’s a brief overview of some major...

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Fire Damages Barns in Fleming

At 1 p.m. on April 24, progress was happening at the scene of a structure fire. This fire involved two barns and occurred on Silver Street Road in Fleming. Multiple fire departments were at the scene. This information comes from first responders. They said that the barns were full-involved when the crews got there to fight the fires. A fire investigation team was also requested to come to the scene. Silver Street Road between Mobbs and Stone School roads was closed because of the fire. There were photos from the scene that showed flames apparently shooting from a barn. If this story becomes updated...

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Brooklyn Brain injury Lawyer Discusses the Serious Damages a Patient Suffers Due to Memory Problems

Memories are a key part of our identity. They're critical for helping us both retain a sense of who we are and plan for the future. Following a traumatic brain injury (TBI), one of the deeply disturbing problems people can experience is an impairment in memory-related abilities. They may lose some existing memories or may experience a decline in their ability to form and retain new memories. Researchers are still trying to understand what causes different levels of severity in memory problems, and why outcomes and prognoses differ among individuals. They're also investigating possible treatments. For example, a recent study shows...

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NYC Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney Examines The Challenges of Evaluating The Psychological Effects of TBI

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects an organ that not only controls our entire body but also defines who we are as people - our personality, emotions, and thoughts explains a NYC traumatic brain injury attorney. The immediate symptoms of TBIs are fairly well-established. There's loss of consciousness, with the duration being a key marker for whether a TBI is considered mild, moderate, or severe. People with a TBI may also suffer from a host of physical issues such as powerful headaches, nausea, impaired vision, dizziness, fatigue, and paralysis. Their cognitive problems can include disorientation, weakened memory, and difficulty speaking. On top...

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TBI Lawyers Discuss Common Head Injuries Suffered in Serious Falls & Auto Accidents

Whether you suffered a powerful blow to your head during a serious workplace fall, an auto accident -- or while enjoying your favorite sport -- always seek out medical help right away explains New York City TBI lawyer at the F&A injury law firm. Far too often, people assume they’re just a bit shaken up and then suffer major complications because they soon returned to work, stayed too long an accident scene or moved on to another activity. Always remember that a person can suffer a blunt force head injury one minute, continue talking as though nothing bad has happened for...

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