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New York City Spinal Fusion Lawyer

Spinal fusion is a procedure where two or more vertebrae are fused together surgically. As a permanent solution to a back problem, this eliminates movement in the back’s affected area. According to the Mayo Clinic, if a patient’s spine pain and symptoms are caused by shifting between segments of their vertebrae, spinal fusion surgery may alleviate their problem. These procedures, however, are severe and require months of rehabilitation. Usually, patients obtain medical care for a spinal injury in a step-by-step manner, starting with physical therapy which is the least intrusive treatment. If their current medical care is not helping them, medical...

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Back Injury Lawyer

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People often incur extreme force or pressure to their backs during major falls at work and during serious car and truck accidents. After such upper back, thoracic, or other spinal cord injuries, it is crucial for the survivors to obtain the best care possible without delay. Unfortunately, spinal cord injury is among the most serious and severe injuries. Very often clients sustain life-changing injuries or wrongful death. Spinal cord injury victims also often need to avail themselves of both medical care for improved health and personal injury law depending on the type of accident. When first meeting with your doctors, be...

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Manhattan Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers

Verdicts for Spinal Discectomy

The Manhattan spinal cord injury lawyers at the F&A injury law firm specializing in litigating these serious life-changing injury cases from client intake to jury trial. A spinal cord injury is a catastrophic trauma that can relegate a healthy individual to a wheelchair. The spinal cord is made up of the spinal column and intervertebral discs. Each disc has a nucleus containing disc material surrounded by numerous walls. The entire spinal cord is surrounded by nerve roots. [table-of-content] Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries Various types of spinal trauma can lead to disc protrusions, severed spinal cord, disc injuries, vertebral injuries, and other types...

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New York City Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Verdicts for Spinal Discectomy

Suffering a spinal cord injury can be a devastating event in one's life and usually occurs during a large accident. If you or a family member has suffered a spinal cord injury because of the negligence of others call the Law Firm of Frekhtman & Associates and speak with a New York spine injury lawyer for a free, no-obligation consultation regarding your rights and options. Car accidents, work-related injuries, falls, assaults, and sports traumas are the leading causes of spinal injuries which affect over 10,000 people in the United States each year, 1000 in New York alone. Frekhtman & Associates represent...

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Most Recent Trial Court Verdicts for Spinal Discectomy

Verdicts for Spinal Discectomy

Most Recent Trial Court Discectomy Verdicts In New York City Recent verdicts involving the spinal discectomy surgical procedure confirm that many factors determine the ultimate outcome of a personal injury trial. The court venue, the type of case, liability, the attorneys, experts, the severity of the injury, and other elements all play a role.   #1 RESULT: $875,000 Fall on Waxed Floor. Bronx INJURIES: Avila was taken by ambulance to the emergency room, from the scene of the accident. She claimed cervical disc herniations at C4-5, C5-6, and C6-7, as well as a lumbar disc herniation at L5-S1. She underwent physical therapy to treat the injuries for...

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The Transport Wheelchair – A Helpful Option for the Disabled & Others

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Although many of the disabled and those with temporary mobility issues often use regular wheelchairs, a lightweight transport chair can offer a better solution for short trips to medical appointments or pleasure outings. Designed so that caregivers can push them, these chairs can be quickly folded up and easily stored in a car trunk or backseat. In fact, many transport wheelchairs only weigh between 18 and 25 pounds. However, a few may weigh closer to 32 pounds to benefit patients who weigh up to 400 pounds. Transport chairs are now becoming more popular among those who get too winded when walking...

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Brooklyn Neck Injury Lawyers

Most serious neck injuries in New York are incurred due to auto accidents, slip and falls, construction accidents, truck accidents, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, and a variety of harmful sports accidents. What Type of Monetary Recovery Can I Obtain After a Neck Injury in New York ? After a personal injury in Brooklyn where you suffer a neck injury, you can recover fair and reasonable compensation for all of your harms and losses which the law calls damages. It is very important to obtain a free consultation to fully understand all aspects of personal injury law because the insurance...

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New York City Motorcycle Accidents Statistics & Tips

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Riding a motorcycle through New York City during rush-hour traffic is often difficult and dangerous. Furthermore, most truck and passenger car drivers forget that motorcyclists, pedestrians and bicyclists are uniquely vulnerable when accidents occur. Although New York City motorcycle collisions aren’t as common as auto accidents, they’re much more likely to result in deadly injuries since motorcyclists have so little physical protection. Furthermore, motorcyclists are at special risk while navigating turns and trying to make it safely through busy traffic intersections. The accident statistics set forth below clearly document the special challenges facing motorcyclists. That information is followed by a list of...

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NYC Healthcare Construction Jobs Increase Could Lead To More Accidents

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Although many new NYC healthcare construction projects are bringing critically needed jobs during the pandemic, safety guidelines must still be closely followed to limit accidents. Between 2020 and 2023, NYC boroughs (except for Staten Island) should experience a thirty-eight percent (38%) increase in healthcare sector construction, costing about $9.4 billion. That number reflects a slight increase over the $6.8 billion the city spent between 2016 and 2019. Many of the new buildings will be constructed in the Bronx and Brooklyn. All OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) officials and construction site managers must keep enforcing all basic safety measures – while...

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EP06 S01: $1.5 MILLION ACDF Surgery Settlement in an Auto Accident Lawsuit

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I discuss a recent jury trial story on a ACDF surgery settlement in an auto accident lawsuit for $1,500,000.00 [buzzsprout episode='5480092' player='true'] Pick Your Favorite Channel: Apple Podcast | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSS    Full Transcript: Welcome to Trial Stories an informative discussion of civil justice with a focus on the human story. I'm your host. Arkady Frekhtman a New York City trial lawyer passionate about helping serious injury victims and their families. It was a stop sign case. And so after the liability, actually before the liability case, right before we were about to present our closing argument to the jury, the case ended up settling, so we never got...

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