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The Adjuster Requested a Recorded Statement: What Do I Do?

If you were injured in an accident that was caused by the negligence actions of another party, you may be entitled to compensation. However, just because you are entitled to money damages does not necessarily mean that the liable party’s insurance carrier will hand you what you deserve on a silver platter. Insurance adjusters are trained to only care about the pockets of the insurance company, not about the...

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Treating Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic neuropathic pain that follows soft-tissue or bone injury (type I) or nerve injury (type II). CRPS generally last longer and is more severe than expected for the original tissue damage. Other typical signs of CRPS include autonomic changes (e.g. sweating, vasomotor abnormalities), motor changes (e.g. weakness, dystonia), and trophic changes (e.g. skin or bone atrophy and hair loss). It is imperative...

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Car Accident

What to Do If the At-Fault Driver Flees the Scene of Accident

Getting into an accident is no fun, especially if you are injured. If the accident was caused by the negligence of another driver, at least you are hopeful that their insurance will pay for your property damage and resulting injuries. When the at-fault driver flees the scene of the accident, it can be devastating. Most victims of hit and run accidents have a more difficult time dealing with the...

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Slip and Fall

5 Common Dangerous Conditions That Can Result In a Slip and Fall Accident

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that more than one million people in the United States are injured in slip and fall accidents each year. More than 17,000 people die each year as a result of these types of accidents. The injuries suffered from a slip and falls can be as minor as a scratch or bump, or as severe as a head injury or death. If...

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CRPS Injury Attorney

Diagnosing Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a chronic, painful nerve condition that affects millions of Americans each year. CRPS is a chronic pain condition that most often affects one limb usually after an injury. The condition is believed to be caused by damage to, or malfunction of, the peripheral and central nervous systems. If you or a loved one suffered CRPS as a result of an injury caused by...

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Traumatic brain injury

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Brain injuries are a very serious medical condition. Traumatic brain injuries, commonly referred to as TBI, change the lives of victims as well as their loved ones. The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) estimates that between 3.2 and 5.3 million Americans live with long-term disabilities resulting from TBI. In fact, this number could be conservative since most individuals do not seek treatment for head injuries. The BIAA has...

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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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Emotional Damages in Car Accident Claim

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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