Legally, proving negligence is key to establishing that one or more parties are liable for damages. In personal injury cases, this would be the party or parties that caused your injuries. However, what if you were partially responsible for your injuries? Does sharing in the fault mean that you are responsible for some or all of the expenses you have incurred?
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Rear-end or head-on car accidents often cause spinal injuries. Our personal injury lawyer, Ira Maurer, explains the parts of the spine, testing, and spinal cord injury types in part one of our spine injury educational video series.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) range from mild to severe and are often caused by auto accidents. Treatment for a TBI is costly and typically involves physical therapy, speech and language therapy, and psychology or psychiatry services.
Car accidents often lead to mild, moderate, or severe traumatic brain injuries. It’s essential to identify the signs and symptoms immediately so you or your family member can seek medical attention. Our Fishkill lawyer, Ira Maurer, explains the various TBI symptoms, severity, and pursuing a personal injury claim in the educational video below.
The Maurer Law Firm believes every client needs to understand their injuries and how the personal injury legal process works. Our founding lawyer, Ira Maurer, explains how we help victims of auto accidents, brain injuries, and other traumatic events recover compensation for the harm the incident caused physically, psychologically, and financially in the video below.
When you have been involved in a significant car accident, you are likely to be in shock and unable to think clearly. Yet, this is the time when you need to make good decisions. I highly recommend that people keep an accident checklist in their glove compartments to ensure that they take care of every thing that is important. The checklist should include:
1. Call the police immediately;
2. Avoid getting into arguments with the drivers of other vehicles involved in the accident;
Injured victims pursuing a personal injury claim typically have little to no experience with suing someone for compensation. You likely have questions about the claims process, so our personal injury lawyer has compiled a step-by-step timeline on how a personal injury claim or lawsuit works.