soft tissue injuries

Permanent Soft Tissue Injuries and Lawsuits

If you’ve been involved in an accident, one of the first things legal and medical experts recommend you do is look for hidden injuries. After you’ve ruled out head, neck and back trauma, start looking for minor uncomfortable aches or swelling that you may also begin to notice. These are not heavy injuries that need …

Neck and Back Pain

Neck and Back Pain After an Accident

Escaping unscathed out of a car crash is a miraculous thing. If you got out with no broken bones, no sprains, nothing was torn, no gruesome wounds or visible catastrophic trauma, you’re indeed lucky. Neck and back pain is the most dangerous pain in the human body. However, there is enough evidence to know that …

Head Trauma

Blunt Force Head Trauma

Blunt force head trauma is a commonly used term when discussing head injuries. Primarily, this is used by medical staff, news media as well as doctors when the specific reason for a head injury isn’t clear. Also known as Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), it is the most significant cause of morbidity and mortality in the …

deposition

What to Know Before Your Deposition?

If you’re involved in a personal injury case, for any reason, a deposition is an important step that can help add merit to your case. It is understandable to have little to no information about deposition and feel anxious about having to attend one. Let’s try to get through the basics of a deposition. What …

Motorcycle Lane Splitting

Is it legal to lane split on a motorcycle in Georgia?

Lane splitting is one of those few contentious topics where states across our country are not unanimous when it comes to traffic and road safety laws. Lane splitting occurs when a motorcycle drives between two lanes of stopped or slowly moving cars, usually in traffic jams. This is an extremely dangerous action for obvious reasons. …

Tips to Write the Perfect Demand Letter to an Insurance Company

Tips to Write the Perfect Demand Letter to an Insurance Company

A demand letter is the centerpiece of your insurance claim process. It is a detailed document that you must create and share with the insurance company of the other party involved in the attack, highlighting your ask and the logical reason for it. A demand letter to an insurance company must contain; A clear description …

A Case for Protected Bike Lanes

A Case for Protected Bike Lanes

As cities transform and adapt to modern, zero-emission transport solutions, creating on-road marked bike lanes may actually be counterproductive, according to a new study conducted by Monash University in Australia. In fact, the largest study of its kind makes a strong case for cities to install physical barriers that offer optimum space and freedom for …

Tips to Deal with Insurance Claim Adjusters

Tips to Deal with Insurance Claim Adjusters

If you’ve recently filed an insurance claim, say after a car accident, or even being at the receiving end of a medical malpractice situation, your insurer sets you up with a Claims Adjuster. A Claims Adjuster, as the name goes, is responsible to study your demand letter, meet you and understand the merits of your …

Mediation Conference in a Personal Injury Case

Mediation Conference in a Personal Injury Case

In personal injury cases, mediation is an option that many people are not fully aware of. In fact, in some states or district courts across the US, mediation is mandatory as a pre-trial process. So, let’s take some time to understand the basics of mediation in a personal injury case. What is Mediation? Mediation is …