Personal Injury Blog
What Does Discovery Mean?
Jason Stephens | May 13, 2021 | Personal Injury
Discovery is a step in the process before a personal injury trial. During discovery, both sides exchange information and evidence related to the lawsuit. There are several forms of discovery that a party can use to obtain information from the other party. That information can be used to formulate legal strategies for court. Discovery is… read more
What Are the Odds of Dying in a Car Crash?
Jason Stephens | May 8, 2021 | Car Accidents
The odds of dying in a car crash are one in 107. Roughly speaking, you have a less than 1% chance of dying in a car crash during your daily drive. But this statistic does not tell the whole story. Many variables increase your risk of dying in a car crash. For example, your age,… read more
What Happens if You Play Sports with a Concussion?
Jason Stephens | May 7, 2021 | Brain Injuries
Generally, a concussion falls among the milder brain injuries. But that does not mean that you should ignore a concussion. The damage from a concussion might only reveal itself in the days and weeks after the initial injury. Repeated brain trauma can lead to degenerative brain diseases like chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Because of this,… read more
Nausea After Hitting Your Head: How a Brain Injury Can Affect Your Body and Your Life
Jason Stephens | April 20, 2021 | Brain Injuries
When your head collides with a hard surface, it can affect your entire body in many ways. Your brain is responsible for many of your bodily functions. Because your brain rests inside of your skull, hitting your head can trigger a variety of symptoms. One of the potential symptoms of hitting your head is nausea…. read more
What Happens After a Deposition in a Car Accident Case?
Jason Stephens | April 19, 2021 | Car Accidents
If you are the victim of a collision that resulted in injuries, you may decide to seek financial compensation. During the process of a personal injury claim, your attorney may mention depositions. In some cases, the opposing side may decide to depose you. This legal term causes lots of unnecessary anxiety for many claimants. In… read more
What Does a Concussion Do to the Brain?
Jason Stephens | April 5, 2021 | Brain Injuries
About 1.5 million people experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the United States annually. Most TBI injuries result from car accidents and fall mishaps. Although some brain injuries are classified as “mild,” others can be life-threatening. If you or someone you love has experienced a traumatic brain injury because of someone else’s negligence, contact… read more
Dump and Garbage Trucks Accidents
Jason Stephens | April 3, 2021 | Truck Accidents
Garbage trucks and dump trucks are common in traffic. Typically, drivers do not think twice about these large vehicles. But if you have been injured in a car accident involving a dump truck or garbage truck, you will understand just how massive these vehicles are. Because of their size and weight, dump trucks and garbage… read more
Brain Stem Injury Symptoms
Jason Stephens | April 2, 2021 | Brain Injuries
Following a serious injury, victims deserve appropriate care. They deserve financial, physical, and legal protection. Each state has laws on the books to help injury victims seek compensation. Victims can pursue damages that they sustained due to someone else’s negligence or carelessness. If you have experienced damage to your brain stem because of another party’s… read more
Memory Loss After a Concussion
Jason Stephens | April 1, 2021 | Personal Injury
A concussion can cause many symptoms. Memory loss is one of the most disturbing post-concussion symptoms. Amnesia after a concussion may leave you unable to remember the car accident that caused the concussion. It may also persist long after the accident, affecting your ability to make and recall new memories. Here are the things you… read more
Acquired Brain Injury Symptoms
Jason Stephens | March 18, 2021 | Brain Injuries
Acquired brain injuries (ABIs) encompass all brain injuries that are not genetic or congenital. ABIs include any brain injuries acquired after birth, although the term also specifically excludes birth injuries. ABIs fall into two broad categories: traumatic and non-traumatic. But since most people are already familiar with traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, many people use… read more