Serious Injury

How can TBIs permanently affect memory?

Washington residents like you may suffer from extended effects after getting into a serious crash. Head injuries in particular have a long recovery period. Many victims in your situation suffer from extended impacts of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) for months or...

Children and the risk of fatal bike accidents

Whether you recently lost a child in a bicycle accident or you are worried about your child's safety when they ride their bicycle, there are many issues to consider with regard to traffic accidents. Sadly, children are especially vulnerable on the road for a host of...

How fault works in Washington personal injury cases

An injury can have devastating consequences, from lost wages to long-term disability and resulting medical costs. When an accident results from the negligence of another person or business, the injured person can seek financial restitution in court. Individuals...

What qualifies as a catastrophic personal injury?

The number of injuries in America is on the rise and, according to the National Safety Council, they occur once every second nationwide. While the causes of these accidents tend to vary widely, from car wrecks to slip-and-fall incidents, the aftermath may affect you...

How to identify the signs of brain trauma

Brain injuries affect more people than you might think. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report than an average of 155 people die every day as a result of traumatic brain injuries in the United States. While some people can instantly identify...

Perinatal asphyxia and its possible effects

While the birth of a baby in Washington is typically a joyous occasion, complications can arise that can potentially threaten the baby's life. One of these is perinatal asphyxia which, according to UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, can occur during birth, before or...

What is the link between brain injury and Parkinson’s?

Sometimes when you experience an injury, you may not be aware of the long-term effects of that injury. It is important if you feel your medical malpractice case that you understand such situations. One example is if you suffer a brain injury as a result of a doctor's...