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Winning Personal Injury Claims

Facts Are Facts Winning personal injury claims is a function of how well “armed” you are.  Being well armed means being represented by competent counsel and also having a set of facts that justify your claim.  A favorable set of … Continue reading

Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries May Require Expert Testimony Sports injuries are part of the risk of participation. However that assumed risk may not bar an injury claim. For instance if there is some reckless disregard by the person that causes the injury. In … Continue reading

Marital Torts

Marital Torts and Divorce Marital torts are most often intentional torts producing either physical harm, psychological harm, or emotional harm. In determining whether to pursue such a claim as a civil action one of the first problems is whether to … Continue reading

Pre-Injury Releases Invalidated

Pre injury releases took another hit in a 2010 case from the Iowa Supreme Court of Galloway v. State found at 790 N.W.2d 252.  In that case the State Supreme Court joined most other states in ruling that it is against … Continue reading

Air Crashes and Near Air Crashes

Air crashes and near air crashes have caused the National Transporation Safety Board to take a closer look at close calls in the skies. In January of 2011 an American Airlines jumbo jet carrying 259 people was involved in a near … Continue reading

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Is Often Seen With Brain Injury From Trauma Post-traumatic stress disorder is defined in the DSM of  Mental Disorders. It is a complex, varying psychological and biological response. The response is to an acute stressor, … Continue reading

Human Factors May Explain Personal Injury Cases

Human factors is a field that applies knowledge of perception, cognition and response to product design and human behavior. Perception, cognition and response are in large measure governed by our ability to see. Therefore it is important to understand the … Continue reading

Dog Bite Lawyer

Dog bites and animal bites produce a host of severe injuries. For instance, emotional injury, infections, painful cuts and scarring. If you have been bitten, call us for a free consultation with an experienced injury attorney. Local laws govern dog … Continue reading

Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney

Traumatic brain injury is frequently associated with vehicular accidents. But traumatic brain injury can also result from falls, industrial accidents, sports injuries, physical assaults or hypoxia. Doctors typically describe these types of injuries as consistent with a closed head injury … Continue reading

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