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Injured in an Accident? The Insurance Company is Not on Your Side!

Injured in an Accident? The Insurance Company is Not on Your Side!

Most personal injury accident cases are resolved out of court. Typically, the at-fault party’s insurance company settles the case, which means that they pay the victim a certain amount of money in return for the victim releasing the at-fault party from any further liability. If you’ve been injured in an accident, the fact that the …

What Causes Spinal Cord Injuries?

What Causes Spinal Cord Injuries?

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, spinal cord injuries affect some 17,700 people each year in the United States. Spinal cord injuries, often referred to as “SCIs,” are extremely serious injuries that can leave victims with long-term complications, including permanent paralysis below the site of …

What are Catastrophic Injuries?

What are Catastrophic Injuries?

Catastrophic injuries are serious injuries that will have long-term effects on victims. While the exact definition depends on who you ask, these injuries usually result in functional impairment and typically involve an injury to the brain or spine. Functional impairments can include paralysis, cognitive problems, and/or loss of sensory perception. Some examples of injuries that …

Getting Compensated for Medical Bills after a Car Crash

Getting Compensated for Medical Bills after a Car Crash

Even minor car accidents are upsetting. If you’ve been injured in a car accident, you’re likely to be experiencing a myriad of emotions. Obtaining immediate medical attention and treatment should always be your primary goal. Once you’re on the road to recovery, however, your mounting medical bills can become a looming concern. Medical Expenses If …

Four Ways that Negligent Drivers Can Cause Car Accidents

Four Ways that Negligent Drivers Can Cause Car Accidents

Car accidents are often attributable to another driver’s carelessness, recklessness, or negligence while operating a motor vehicle on the roadway. Motor vehicle drivers owe a duty of reasonable care to all other drivers on the road. More specifically, motor vehicle drivers owe a duty to operate their vehicles in a reasonable, careful, and prudent manner …