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Brain Injuries

Unlocking the Secrets of Personal Injury Cases

Key Takeaways Table Key Topic Description Immediate Actions Post-Accident Importance of medical attention and initial legal steps. Handling Concussion Cases Approaches to cases with minimal bodily injury but severe concussion. Legal Consultation's Role The impact of professional legal advice on recovery and case outcome. Insurance's Influence How insurance affects personal injury settlements. TBI in Personal Injury Law Strategies for handling and understanding TBI cases. Choosing the Right Lawyer The significance of expert legal representation in personal injury cases. Introduction In an episode of "Last Week Tonight," Arkady, a renowned personal injury lawyer, provided valuable insights into personal injury law, focusing on traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and other critical aspects. This article summarizes the key questions addressed...

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Understanding High-Stakes Personal Injury Cases


Key Takeaways: Insights from a 2023 Personal Injury Verdict Key Point Details Case Background A truck crash case involving a 29-year-old man whose pickup broke down on a highway. Lack of safety training and equipment led to a collision with a tractor-trailer. Legal Challenges Plaintiff faced a complex legal battle with the trucking company's robust defense, including nine expert witnesses. Importance of Legal Representation Expert legal counsel was crucial in adapting trial strategies, including a pivot in defendant focus and a comprehensive case presentation. Settlement and Trial Strategy Shift A significant settlement with a broker influenced the trial strategy, leading to a focus on the employer as the primary defendant. Jury...

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Traumatic Brain Injury Verdicts and Settlements in New York: An Analysis

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) cases can result in significant verdicts and settlements for plaintiffs. However, securing adequate compensation often requires years of litigation. This article analyzes recent TBI verdicts and settlements in New York to glean insights into case values, key factors that impact outcomes, and trends across different venues. Key Takeaways TBI cases typically take 4-8 years to resolve via verdict or settlement after the incident occurs. Quicker resolutions are rare. Conservative venues like Suffolk and Westchester Counties tend to yield lower verdicts and settlements compared to NYC boroughs. Causation disputes and contributory negligence on the plaintiff’s part can limit...

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Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Settlements


Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can be a life-altering experience, affecting not only your physical well-being but also your financial stability and emotional health. When faced with the daunting medical bills and lifestyle changes that come with TBI, many wonder: Should I settle or pursue a lawsuit? This article aims to navigate you through the complexities of this decision, exploring factors that influence settlement amounts and emphasizing the necessity of expert advice. Contact our team at (212) 222-1111 for your free case evaluation. [table-of-content] The High Stakes of TBI Settlements The Real Cost of TBI The immediate and long-term costs of TBI are often staggering. Medical...

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Car Crash Consequences: Legal Guide for Brain Injury Victims


Introduction Car accidents are an unfortunate and grim reality on the roads of New York. Every year, thousands of people are involved in accidents that result in various degrees of physical injuries. Some of these injuries are minor, causing only temporary discomfort, while others are severe, leading to long-term health issues. Among the most severe and complex injuries are brain injuries, which can manifest in subtle and often overlooked symptoms over time. As a law firm specializing in car accident and brain injury cases, Frekhtman and Associates understand the complexities and challenges associated with these types of injuries. We are committed to...

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NYC’s Ultimate Guide to TBI: Treatment Centers & Legal Rights


Each year, far too many New Yorkers must cope with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) caused by tragic falls at work, serious car and truck accidents, or other damaging events. Fortunately, our team of experienced New York brain injury accident attorneys are fully prepared to help you once we accept your case. And while we’re busy conducting a thorough investigation into the events leading up to your head trauma – you’ll need to immediately obtain the best medical treatment possible at a fully qualified hospital or specialized brain trauma center. Contact our team at (212) 222-1111 for your free case evaluation. Hopefully, the...

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Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injuries Often Need Treatment for Sleep Disorders

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Although serious head injuries occur in many ways, our firm often meets clients who have just survived a pedestrian accident, a major workplace fall, or a motor vehicle collision. Once we accept new cases, we fight hard to win each lawsuit so clients can afford all the medical care they require to heal, adjust and move forward with their lives. Experts suggest that somewhere between thirty percent (30%) to eighty-four percent (84%) of head injury patients develop sleep disorders after their accidents. Others place that figure just below fifty percent (50%). Unfortunately, many doctors forget to inform patients that they should carefully...

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How Brain Injuries Can Affect Adults & Children

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Although medical definitions can vary slightly, most sources agree that acquired brain injuries are unrelated to birth trauma and congenital, hereditary, or degenerative causes. And these types of injuries occurring after birth affect how the brain’s neurons (nerve cells) perform their work as the “fundamental units” of the brain and central nervous system. Contact our team at (212) 222-1111 for your free case evaluation. [table-of-content] Exactly what constitutes a brain injury – and how can brain nerve cells be affected? According to one medical source, a brain injury occurs when there’s a sudden blow, jolt or bump to the head that damages the brain....

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EP 05 S 07: How Much Is A Herniated Disc Worth? What’s My Case Worth Series


How Much Is The Settlement For Herniation? A settlement for a bugling disc can range from $40,000 to over $1 million – Let's discuss it in the video and also talk about MRI Diagnostic in the case of Bulging Disc. [buzzsprout episode='10438016' player='true'] Pick Your Favorite Channel: Apple Podcast | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSS Full Transcript Hi everybody. This is attorney Arkady Frekhtman from New York City and today I'm answering your FAQs, frequently asked questions. Today's question is actually a really good question and very insightful and it comes from a user named DJ Bouchy, He asks, actually, it's two...

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EP 04 S 07: How To Win $1 Million in a Car Crash Lawsuit Settlement

How To Win $1 Million in a Car Crash Lawsuit Settlement

Auto/ Car Crash Lawsuit Settled for $1,000,000: Real Case: Find Out How We Did It :) [buzzsprout episode='10377303' player='true'] Pick Your Favorite Channel: Apple Podcast | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSS Full Transcript Hi, everybody. My name is Arkady Frekhtman. Today, I wanted to tell you how you can obtain $1 million in a car crash lawsuit. We just did this. We settled a case last week for $1 million. How did we do it? Well, let me tell you a little bit about the case. It was a lady who was crossing the street in the crosswalk. She was 62...

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