Personal Injury Articles

PRESS RELEASE: $6.7 Million Jury Verdict in Food Poisoning Case

A Florida jury returned a $6.7 million verdict for Angel and Maria Martinez after Mr. Martinez suffered severe nerve damage from eating contaminated seafood at Lobster Haven Seafood Market and Shanty, a restaurant located in Tampa, Florida. In December of 2013, Mr. Martinez and his wife of more than thirty years visited Lobster Haven where… Read More

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UPDATE: Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit against UPenn over Brain Cancer Death

As an update to an entry we posted back on January 6th, 2014, we have now learned that the court dismissed the plaintiff’s claim, principally because she did not file appropriate expert affidavits to link her husband’s death to radiation exposure or to the medical care provided to him. The medical providers, on the contrary,… Read More

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Australian Medics plead for ban on boxing as fighter dies after fight.

Medical officials from Senior Queensland have announced they wish to bring forth a request to ban boxing in Australia as a local fighter lost his life early this month after a fight.  Braydon Smith, a fighter from Australia, lost a WBC Asian Boxing Council continental featherweight title bout to Filipino John Moralde, unanimously.  After the… Read More

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Australian Medics plead for ban on boxing as fighter dies after fight.

Department of Transportation Releases First Tween Seat Belt Advertisements

On March 12th, the US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that they will be releasing a series of advertisements directed at parents of children years 8-14.  Although children this young are not yet getting behind the wheel, NHTSA believes it is important to remind parents that these children must be… Read More

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Department of Transportation Releases First Tween Seat Belt Advertisements

The Necessity for More Research on Drugged Driving

Awareness of a certain issue can usually lead to improvement of the issue, and recently, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) conducted two studies that highlight the effects of MADD’s efforts against drunk driving.  Over the course of MADD’s (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) mission, they have continually sought ways to diminish drunk driving around… Read More

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Woman from Winston-Salem uses personal experience of brain injury to raise awareness.

Over twenty years ago, Kelly Bouldin Darmofal came face to face with an extraordinary moment that would change her life forever.  On September 17, 1992, just five days after her 15th birthday, Kelly Bouldin rode in the passenger seat of a friend’s car, which crashed against a telephone pole and sent Kelly headfirst against the… Read More

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Studies on Blood Biomarker for Traumatic Brain Injury

Over the last few months, new technology brought to the NYU Langone Medical Center will potentially help researchers advance blood biomarker capabilities.  If studies are properly recorded, the researchers will be able to observe changes in low concentration of proteins after sustaining a neurological injury.  These tests will be conducted with the help of single… Read More

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Brain Injury Awareness

Advocating awareness of certain medical issues or diseases provides a great way to get the conversation rolling and can go a long way in potential treatments.  Over the course of the last decade, traumatic brain injuries have gone from being a relatively unknown occurrence to national headline.  In part, the increased awareness of brain injuries… Read More

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