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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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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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Traumatic Brain Injury Lawsuit In New York

  Table of Contents 1. Understanding Traumatic Brain Injuries What are the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury? 2. How is a traumatic brain injury diagnosed? What are the treatment options for a traumatic brain injury? 3. Types of Brain Injuries in TBI Cases Why Choose Us? Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Demands Specialized Legal Skills 4. Case Results: Record-Setting Verdicts and Settlements for TBI Victims Traumatic brain injury (TBI) cases are complex, requiring compassion and nuanced understanding of both medical and legal issues. At Frekhtman and Associates, our attorneys have decades of experience securing justice for TBI victims in New York. We provide relentless advocacy to hold negligent parties...

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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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Teenagers and Sports-Related Brain Injuries: The Silent Epidemic, Prevention, and Statistics

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Each day, close to 190 Americans die due to traumatic brain injuries. Even moderate head injuries can cause long-term harm. Teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19 are among those most at risk. And teens active in high school sports must exercise great caution since even concussions can lead to troubling impairments. While helmets can help limit damage, they are not customarily worn by boys and girls during basketball and soccer games. And helmet usage is not yet universal for girls due to the non-contact rules that govern their lacrosse games. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to quickly determine the...

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Traumatic Brain Injuries from Motorbike Accidents: Seeking Timely Medical Treatment


Far too often, people injured in Brooklyn motorbike accidents assume that immediate medical treatment is only required for visible injuries like a fractured arm or leg or severe cuts and lacerations. However, even a brief blow to your head after being hit by a car and falling to the ground can cause a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Emergency room physicians are trained to look for less obvious signs of concussions and much more damaging head injuries. If you go straight home, you’ll miss out on the diagnostic X-rays, MRIs, and other tests that can save your life. Internal organ injuries can...

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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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EP 09 S 08: Can You Guess the TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Jury Verdict or Settlement ?

A deep dive into recent NY verdicts & settlements for Traumatic Brain Injury lawsuits in premises liability, car accidents, construction accidents, and medical malpractice. We also discuss mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) and post concussive syndrome verdicts. [buzzsprout episode='12084628' player='true'] Pick Your Favorite Channel: Apple Podcast | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSS [table-of-content] 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. Hi everybody. This is Arkady Frekhtman and welcome. Our channel...

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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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