Why is Trying a Brain Injury Case Different? A Personal Injury Perspective on a Complex Claim

When it comes to the nuanced specialty of Personal Injury Law, most lawyers are prepared to try any and all of the orthopedic injuries that walk through the doors of their office. However, the same can be said for a brain injury case. Many lawyers, while experienced in the standard practice of Personal Injury Law, are not equipped to handle the complexities of a TBI-related claim. Why is that? In our brief one-minute-video we provided the Cliff’s Notes version of the answer to that question. Now, we’ll follow up with a more in-depth article that expands on what we already explained to our viewers.

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The Legal Side of TBI Part 2: How Does a Personal Injury Attorney Fight For the Client?

The CDC estimates that 1.5 million people every year suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to accident, injury, birth defect, or other less common causes. The legal aspect of this proves difficult for attorneys. It takes an experienced attorney to take on a TBI case. As we previously established in “The Legal Side of TBI Part 1″ this is because TBI victims are said to have an “invisible” injury.

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The Legal Side of TBI Part 1: How Does a Personal Injury Attorney Fight For the Client?

A personal injury attorney has been entrusted with protecting the rights of their injured clients. In fact, personal injury attorneys see their clients during the worst, and most fragile time in their lives. Clients have usually been severely injured and are seeking justice during a vulnerable time when they’ve become the victim of an accident as a result of another’s negligence or recklessness.

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Hours of Service: Trucking Carrier Fatigue is a Road Hazard, Major Public Safety Risk

Trucking carrier fatigue accidents post a serious liability issue to both the trucking carrier and the operator. According to the Department of Transportation, these accidents are responsible for 13% of all commercial motor vehicle-related collisions on the road. That’s a staggering statistic! That’s why the DOT is doing their part to enforce stricter regulations for operators of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs).

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Truck Accident Law: What is it? (And Why it Matters!)

Truck accident law isn’t something we think of very often. Yet, we see commercial trucks out on the road every day. When we get on the overcrowded South Florida highways to go to work, it’s hard to miss them. While commercial trucks on the roads are commonplace, the laws that regulate their commutes are complex. Statistics show that each year nearly 4,000 Americans suffer fatalities from truck-related accidents.

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