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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

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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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...

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Spinal Cord Accident Injuries Often Lead to Corpectomies or Discectomies

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Serious accidents that include motor vehicle collisions, ceiling collapses and major falls at work often cause countless people to suffer spinal cord injuries. Fortunately, many of these patients respond well to conservative treatments like physical therapy, chiropractic care, massage, acupuncture, or epidural steroid injections. However, some patients may always require some form of surgery – such as a corpectomy or discectomy – while trying to heal more fully from their injuries. To help readers better understand what takes place during a corpectomy procedure, some general medical terms and information are shared below. Additional facts are then shared about what often takes...

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What Is The Lawsuit Value Of Herniated Disc

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A New York City Car Accident Lawyer Explains  What is the personal injury lawsuit value for a herniated disc ? Clients often ask, how much is a herniated disc worth after a car accident case? Well, it really depends on the type of injury that you sustain and the type of medical treatment that you end up getting and the way that the case progresses.  In New York, a herniated disc can be worth just five thousand or ten thousand dollars. How much is a soft tissue injury case with little medical care worth ? If, for example, you as a client sustain...

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Manhattan Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers

The Manhattan spinal cord injury lawyers at the F&A injury law firm specialize 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. Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries Various types of spinal trauma can lead to disc protrusions, a severed spinal cord, disc injuries, vertebral injuries, and...

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