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CRPS: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome or CRPS is medically defined as a progressive pain syndrome characterized by severe pain that can be burning, electrical like or shooting. Pain associated with CRPS is generally centered around the site of injury. CRPS is typically a subjective medical condition. This means there is no objective test, such as an X-ray or MRI, which can diagnose CRPS. If you or a loved one suffers...
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Claiming Emotional Distress as Part of Your Personal Injury Claim

When you are injured in an accident caused by the negligence or recklessness of another party, you may file a personal injury. Depending on the specific facts of the accident, you may be entitled to compensation for various injuries. Two major types of injuries you can seek compensation for are physical injuries and emotional injuries (more commonly referred to as emotional distress). Most injury victims do not fully understand...
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How to Pay Medical Bills After a Motor Vehicle Accident

A motor vehicle crash that leaves you seriously injured can impact all aspects of your life. The pain from your injuries may prevent you from working and making money. Lack of a steady income can make it difficult or impossible to pay bills, especially expensive medical bills incurred from your accident injuries. A car accident attorney in Orange County can help you understand your options for paying medical bills...
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What Is a Car-Dooring Bicycle Accident?

Bicycles have become a common mode of transportation on our roads. On any given day, you can see multiple bicyclists zipping in and out of traffic, especially in the more metropolitan parts of town. This increase in bicycles has its benefits, but it also has disadvantages- mainly the increase in accidents involving cars. These types of accidents can result in serious injury and significant damage to both the bicycles...
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Common Motor Vehicle Accidents that Result in Traumatic Brain Injury

Any serious car accident can break bones in your body, including your skull. When you crack your skull, you can end up with a traumatic brain injury or TBI. A TBI, or any other type of head injury, can leave you sidelined with headaches, confusion, and impaired movement. Although all types of accidents can result in head injury or TBI, some car crashes are more severe than others and...
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7 Tips for Slip and Fall Accident Victims

Slip and fall accidents happen all the time. Uneven or cracked floors, sticky surfaces, puddles on floors, and broken stairs can all result in serious accidents. Most slip and fall accidents generally happen outside the home in public venues, such as restaurants, grocery stores and other such places. When you get injured in a slip and fall accident that was caused by the reckless or negligent actions of the...
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Symptoms of Smoke Inhalation

Smoke inhalation is one of the leading causes of death resulting from fires. When a victim inhales smoke, it produces injury through several mechanisms, including: • Thermal injury to the upper airway • Irritation or chemical injury to the airways from soot • Asphyxiation • Toxicity from carbon monoxide (CO) and other gases such as cyanide If the fire that resulted in injury was caused by the negligent actions...
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Avoid 5 Common Insurance Adjuster Tricks

In a perfect world, if you were injured in an accident, the party who caused the accident would admit fault and their insurance carrier would offer you a reasonable settlement for your personal injury claim. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case. In most cases, even if it is clear who caused the accident, the insurance adjuster for the liable party often tries to lower the value of the claim...
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Common Types of Car Accidents

There are approximately 3 million crashes each year in the United States. In 2017, there were 34,247 fatal motor vehicle crashes, in which 37,133 deaths occurred. The types of motor vehicle collisions that result in injuries or death vary across states. For instance, North Dakota had both the highest percentage of deaths involving SUV and pick up occupants (49%) and the lowest percentage of deaths involving car occupants (22%)....
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What To Do If Prescription Drug Error Caused Injury

Prescription drugs are supposed to help you when you are not well. Unfortunately, if prescription drugs are erroneously prescribed or filled at a pharmacy, it can cause more harm than good. Prescription drug error happens more often than people realize. In some cases, these errors happen as a result of a doctor who failed to properly write the prescription. It could also be the result of a pharmacists who...
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