Category: Accident Injuries

injured woman - Can I Receive Compensation for Loss of Consortium

How do you put a price on the love and affection of a family member? Though it can be challenging to assign a monetary value to something intangible, some states allow loved ones of individuals injured in accidents to seek compensation related to deprivation of intimacy and support. This legal

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The brain is suspended in cerebrospinal fluid. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a jolt or blow to the head causes the suspended brain to bump against the inside of the skull. More rarely, this kind of injury can also result from an object breaking through the skull and

woman writing in pain journal to keep track of her symptoms after an accident

If someone else has injured you, you can pursue compensation for the harm they caused you by filing a personal injury claim against them. The purpose of this compensation is to make you “whole” again financially – that is, to give you the monetary resources you need to rebuild your

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The trees on New York’s sidewalks and public spaces provide the city with some much-needed greenery. However, trees can also cause severe injuries and significant property damage when they fall. A 7-year-old girl in Brooklyn recently suffered major injuries when a tree fell on her. This was at least the third

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If you were injured in New York due to a car accident, defective product, slip and fall accident, medical malpractice, or other incidents, you could be eligible to seek compensation through a personal injury claim or lawsuit. However, you might not know how long it will take to recover the

If you’ve been seriously injured in a car accident in New York, chances are you may not be able to work for some time. Medical bills can quickly get expensive, and if you aren’t able to earn an income while you recover, you could quickly sink into medical debt. One

man holding his lower back - injury after a car accident

Back and neck trauma from car accidents frequently leaves victims with herniated disc injuries. A herniated disc can be debilitating, causing severe pain, impaired mobility, and other long-term damage. Victims usually face extensive rehabilitation, time off work, and costly medical expenses as they recuperate from their injury. If you’ve suffered