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Brain Injury Awareness: Get To Know Concussions Related To Youth Sports

01 May 2021

Concussions in youth sports are a significant concern. Despite growing awareness of the risks associated with concussions, youth sports-related concussions have been on the rise in recent years. Parents, coaches, and team doctors all share responsibility for keeping athletes safe. This means helping athletes understand the causes and risks of […]

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How to Take Pictures for Evidence After an Auto Accident

21 April 2021

Many people agree that a picture is worth a thousand words. Pictures are probably worth more than that, however, as evidence after a traffic accident. If you suffer a severe injury, of course, you will not be able to take photographs of the accident until later. Even then, take pictures […]

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Why Are NSAIDs Not Recommended During Pregnancy?

14 April 2021

NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are drugs that can cause miscarriages and fetal kidney damage, among other maladies. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about the use of NSAIDs by pregnant women. Nevertheless, under certain circumstances, the use of NSAIDs in pregnancy is entirely appropriate. What […]

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Russ Berkowitz and Jennifer Amdur Obtain Medical Malpractice Award

12 April 2021

Russ Berkowitz and Jennifer Amdur have obtained a medical malpractice award against a hospital and a number of medical providers on behalf of a client who was rendered a partial paraplegic as a result of a spinal infection that progressed to a spinal abscess and which compressed our client’s spinal […]

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What Are the Most Common Types of Concussions?

07 April 2021

A concussion is a mild form of traumatic brain injury. Not all concussions are created equal, however. Some concussions are more severe than others; for example, concussions can be further classified according to which symptoms are the most prevalent. Classifying a concussion can be an essential step toward determining the […]

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Do Inpatient Falls Constitute Medical Malpractice?

01 April 2021

Inpatient falls may or may not constitute medical malpractice, depending on the circumstances. Even if the fall does not constitute medical malpractice, it might constitute ordinary negligence or product liability. However, typical negligence claims are typically easier to win than medical malpractice claims or product liability claims. Slip and fall […]

Why Active Recovery is Essential After a Sports-Related Concussion

25 March 2021

Until fairly recently, the conventional wisdom regarding concussion recovery was that “rest is best.” But, while rest is indeed an essential part of the recovery process for athletes who suffer sports-related concussions, new research shows that an “active approach to concussion management” can be crucial to recovering as fully and […]

What You Should Know About Laryngeal Injuries

21 March 2021

Laryngeal nerve injuries can result from a variety of different causes. This includes various types of medical mistakes. While laryngeal nerve injuries due to medical malpractice among adults are relatively uncommon, they do occur. The financial and non-financial costs can be substantial for patients and their families. Additionally, medical errors […]