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Blog Posts in March, 2014

  • How Do I Pay My Bills After a Car Accident?

    Posted By CSCS || 31-Mar-2014

    If you were struck by a drunk driver or rear ended at a red light, the resulting injuries can have drastic effects on your everyday life. Maybe you do not have health insurance to receive treatment, or maybe you have been injured so badly that you are unable to work. The aftereffects of a car accident can leave you with a pile of bills that feel like an insurmountable peak, but if you are in this ...
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  • By: Allan M. Siegel A traumatic brain injury is an injury that we often associate with athletes or victims of accidents, such as a car accident, but new research shows that we should be concerned about TBIs occurring in children. One of the most publicized examples of TBIs in children is shaken baby syndrome. This occurs when a caregiver shakes a baby in anger or frustration, which causes the ...
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  • By: Allan M. Siegel A few years ago, news of unintended acceleration collisions along with videos of a runaway Prius, Camry, or other Toyota vehicle were splattered across our newsfeeds. Shortly after the story broke, Toyota began issuing massive recalls on over 10 million vehicles. The recalls included defective brakes, gas pedals and floor mats. A criminal investigation was launched to determine ...
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  • By: Allan M. Siegel Many accidents that lead to a personal injury claim occur in the workplace, and in some instances both a workers' compensation claim and a civil personal injury suit can be pursued. First, when workers are injured on the job, they can almost always pursue a workers' compensation claim. These claims are beneficial because they have a very low burden of proof. The workers ...
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  • By: Joseph Cammarata Today – Monday March 10 th – Washington, DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray officially declared March as Brain Injury Awareness Month in the District of Columbia. As part of his proclamation – which can be viewed here – Mayor Gray called upon the residents of DC to educate themselves about the cause and effects of traumatic brain injury. The Mayor's ...
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  • March 12th is Brain Injury Awareness Day

    Posted By CSCS || 10-Mar-2014

    March 12 th is Brain Injury Awareness Day By: Allan M. Siegel The month of March has been marked as Brain Injury Awareness Month by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA). During this month, advocates, politicians, brain injury survivors and their families work to spread the word about the tremendous impact traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can have on the lives of victims and their loved ...
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  • By: Joseph Cammarata Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel is pleased to announce that the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has marked this March as Brain Injury Awareness Month. By doing so, the BIAA creates a great opportunity for everyone throughout the country to learn more about traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and their impact on victims and families. A brain injury can happen ...
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  • Brain Injuries in Soccer

    Posted By CSCS || 4-Mar-2014

    By: Joseph Cammarata A recent study conducted by Boston University and the VA Boston Healthcare System has discovered the first documented case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in a soccer player. The case involves 29-year-old Patrick Grange of Albuquerque, an athlete who played soccer in college and top-tier amateur and semi-professional leagues. Grange died in April 2012 after being ...
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  • By: Allan M. Siegel The NFL has finally started to take concussions seriously, but only after the medical and scientific community put forth incontrovertible evidence showing the devastating and long term effects of traumatic brain injuries. Now, at the first sign of a possible concussion, NFL players are rushed off the field and tested by teams of doctors with expensive equipment. All of the ...
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