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Catastrophic personal injuries require just compensation

Serious personal injuries call for sizable verdicts and settlements. Our founding firm’s membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum is no coincidence. A review of some of our Manhattan law firm’s recent verdicts provides a sobering perspective.

Catastrophic injuries can lead to claims for compensation

Catastrophic injuries can impact your entire life for a long time. In some cases, the effects of these accidents will plague you until the day you pass away. When your catastrophic injury is caused by an accident, you might opt to seek compensation for those effects. We know that you might have questions about how these cases are handled. We are here to help you learn all you need to know about the case you have and how it can be handled.

What factors affect the effects of a spinal cord injury?

Spinal cord injuries can be devastating and life-changing injuries. The exact effects of the spinal cord injury depend on many factors. These factors include the location and extent of the damage. Understanding some basic points about what factors affect the effects of a spinal cord injury can help you if you or a loved one has had to deal with this type of injury.

What are brain injury causes, symptoms and diagnostic tools?

If you suffered a hit to the head, you might be concerned that you have a brain injury. But, a hit to the head isn't the only event that can lead to a brain injury. Knowing some of the common causes, symptoms and ways to diagnose brain injuries might help you if you think you have suffered one.

Window washer suffers serious head injury in fall

A window washer is in the hospital with a serious head injury after he fell about three stories. The man was working in Manhattan at the time of the accident, and reports indicate that he was actually working on the 19th floor of the building. As such, this could easily have been a fatal accident. His life was saved, though, when he landed on a scaffold after the three-story fall.

Bedsores can occur after a catastrophic injury

When you suffer from a catastrophic injury like a spinal cord injury or brain injury, movement difficulties like paraylsis might occur. Movement difficulties can lead to secondary injures, such as pressure sores. Pressure sores, which are sometimes known as bedsores, can sometimes require medical care.

What should I know about traumatic brain injuries?

Traumatic brain injuries are possible after any accident that involves violent jarring motions or direct hits to the head. These injuries are possible in car accidents, slip-and-fall accidents and a host of other types of accidents. If you have been involved in an accident that could lead to a TBI, you should know some basic points about these injuries.

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