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  Dallas Work related injuries - Automobile Injury, Personal Injury Law, Accident, Dallas Lawyer, John H Carney, Dog ...
Personal injury lawsuits usually fall under the authority (or "jurisdiction") of state courts in the county where the injury occurred, or where those involved (the "parties") in the incident are located.
Injury cases in which a relatively low amount of damages is sought (typically a maximum of $2000 to $5000) usually must be filed in a court's "small claims" division.
Such a personal injury case may be filed under federal jurisdiction in the federal trial courts (called U.S. District Courts), or the case may be moved there if it was originally filed in a state court.
www.injury-lawyer-dallas.com /personal_injury_law.html   (779 words)

  
 Spinal Cord Injury
Car and motorcycle crashes, gunshot and knife wounds, and falls and sports injuries are the most common causes of damage to the spinal cord, the bundle of nerves that runs through the backbone.
Injury lower in the spine may cause weakness and loss of movement or feeling only in the legs and lower parts of the body (paraplegia).
Nearly half of the estimated 7,800 nonfatal spinal cord injuries that occur each year are the result of motor vehicle accidents (44 percent).
www.webmd.com /content/pages/4/1661_50315.htm   (860 words)

  
 Brain Injury Lawyer - Personal Injury - Webster & Associates -Brain Injuries
An anoxic brain injury is caused by a lack of oxygen to the brain.
Acquired brain injury is an impairment of normal brain function, due to stroke, bleeding into the space between the brain and skull, loss of oxygen, tumours and other diseases of the brain.
As in other brain injuries, mild brain injury may be the result of straining and shearing of anoxal connections or the release of excessive quantities of chemicals that the body produces.
www.brain-injury-law.com /brain_injuries.html   (1904 words)

  
 Spinal Cord Injury | Paralysis Resource Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Spinal cord injury involves damage to the nerves within the spinal canal; most SCIs are caused by trauma to the vertebral column, thereby affecting the spinal cord's ability to send and receive messages from the brain to the body's systems that control sensory, motor and autonomic function below the level of injury.
After injury, nerve cells, or neurons, of the peripheral nervous system (PNS), which carry signals to the limbs, torso, and other parts of the body, are able to repair themselves.
Injury progression prevention drug treatments, decompression surgery, nerve cell transplantation, nerve regeneration, and complex drug therapies are all being examined as a means to overcome the effects of spinal cord injury.
www.paralysis.org /site/c.erJMJUOxFmH/b.1293655/k.CF13/Spinal_Cord_Injury.htm   (1422 words)

  
 Injury +: personal injury and clinical negligence solicitors
Andy, 38, was riding his scooter to work one morning when a car did a U turn in a side road and pulled out in front of him.
Injury+ members Boyes Turner settle a case for a 44 year old man for £125,000.
Herceptin, an early stage breast cancer treatment drug is making headlines again as new research shows it causes a risk to heart damage.
www.injuryplus.com   (518 words)

  
 Injury - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Injury may also refer to injured feelings or reputation rather than injuries to the body.
Burns are injuries caused by excess heat or sometimes cold (frostbite).
Injury involving element of fraud, violence, wantonness and willfulness, or criminality.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Injury   (252 words)

  
 Personal Injury, General
An experienced and knowledgeable personal injury lawyer can advise injured persons on whether they may have a claim against a product manufacturer or seller and can help them recover the damages to which they are legally entitled.
A pet owner may be liable for such injuries when his or her animal bites or otherwise attacks another, meaning that he or she must compensate the injured party for the resulting damages.
One of the most common causes of such injuries is a trip or slip and fall, such as on an icy sidewalk, a loose or uneven stair tread, or a piece of debris or spilled liquid on the floor.
www.personal-injury-law-jms.com   (1236 words)

  
 Medical Injury Attorney - Wrongful Death Lawsuit, Personal Injury, Accident
Pecuniary, or financial, injury is the main measure of damages in a wrongful death action.
If a loved one has dies after an accident or injury caused by the negligence or misconduct of another individual, company or entity, you may be entitled to bring a legal action for wrongful death against those responsible.
If a person with a personal injury claim dies from unrelated causes, the claim survives in most cases and may be brought by the executor or personal representative of the deceased person's estate.
www.injury-dallas.com /wrongful_death.html   (1413 words)

  
 Injury - WrongDiagnosis.com
Injury is damage or harm caused to the structure or function of the body caused by an outside agent or force, which may be physical or chemical.
With a diagnosis of Injury, it is also important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Injury.
The prognosis of Injury may include the duration of Injury, chances of complications of Injury, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Injury, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Injury.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /i/injury/intro.htm   (637 words)

  
 Injury Prevention
Injuries decrease the amount of time you can spend in leisure activities, lower your fitness, downgrade competitive performance, and can lead to long term health problems such as arthritis.
Many injuries are caused by weak muscles which simply are not ready to handle the specific demands of your sport.
Muscle stiffness is thought to be directly related to muscle injury risk and so it is important to reduce muscle stiffness as part of a warm up.
www.brianmac.demon.co.uk /injury.htm   (1516 words)

  
 Injury definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
The term "injury" may be applied in medicine to damage inflicted upon oneself as in a hamstring injury or by an external agent on as in a cold injury.
The injury may be accidental or deliberate, as with a needlestick injury.
The term "injury" may be synonymous (depending on the context) with a wound or with trauma.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=25495   (151 words)

  
 Personal Injury Attorney - Facts - Information - What to ask the Lawyer
Personal injury law aims to compensate people harmed by others' negligent or malicious acts, from the highway worker knocked into a vat of boiling oil to the golfer hit by an errant ball to the woman crushed by a collapsed catwalk.
When someone or something causes an injury to another person or thing, the legal profession calls such an act a "tort." A tort is committed when one person is harmed because of the wrongful act of another.
The term "personal injury" encompasses a wide variety of circumstances ranging from a stubbed toe, to an amputated limb, to death and everything and anything in between.
www.personalinjuryattorney.bz   (294 words)

  
 Head Injury
Head injury is a general term used to describe any trauma to the head, and most specifically to the brain itself.
Injury in the temple area is a common cause.
Closed head injuries: This broad term describes any injury to the brain or structures within the skull that are not caused by a penetrating injury (such as a gunshot wound or stab wound).
www.emedicinehealth.com /head_injury/article_em.htm   (646 words)

  
 Substance Abuse and Brain Injury
The deficits which commonly follow head injury are such that the affected individual may well be questioned and/or arrested by local authorities as drunk or high: slurred speech, unsteady gait, poor memory, and altered moods can quite easily be misinterpreted.
Given the difficulty altering patterns of substance abuse in individuals who have not sustained head injuries, it is not surprising that the same problem is experienced when working with survivors.
This is largely attributable to the kinds of cognitive and behavioral deficits typically found after head injury: decreased judgment and reasoning; impaired abstraction; decreased generalization ability; and impaired memory.
www.brain-train.com /articles/substanc.htm   (1505 words)

  
 Injury Prevention Web - Home
Injuries have causes -- they don't simply befall us from fate or bad luck.
To prevent injuries it is necessary to have information about the factors that contribute to their occurrence.
This site contains a weekly literature update of recent journal articles and agency reports, injury data for every U.S. state, more than 1400 links to government and non-profit injury prevention sites worldwide, suggestions of books for your library, and the gateway for information about scheduled NIITS teleconference sessions.
www.injuryprevention.org   (122 words)

  
 sports injury | sports injuries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Injuries decrease the amount of time you can spend in leisure activities, lower your fitness, downgrade competitive performances, and can lead to long-term health problems such as arthritis and/or joint stiffness.
The aim of physiotherapy is to treat and fully rehabilitate the athlete post-injury, post-operatively, to prevent further injury and to return the athlete to sport in the shortest possible time.
Leg strength and knee injury risks for endurance athletes: If you're a footballer, your knees are most at risk towards the end of a match.
www.pponline.co.uk /encyc/injury.htm   (2025 words)

  
 Fort Bend Peronal Injury Lawyer - Sugar Land Accident Attorney
In addition to personal injury damages, you may also be entitled to compensation for the loss of use of your vehicle and diminution in value.
In a wrongful death claim, the plaintiff sues to recover damages for his own injuries, not the injuries suffered by the decedent.
A survival actions differs from a wrongful death claim in that the legal representative of the decedent brings suit to recovery damages for the injuries suffered by the decedent prior to his death.
www.bmslawtx.com /injury.htm   (844 words)

  
 Personal Injury Lawyers, Attorneys & Law Firms
catastrophic injury, you may want to seek legal help from the community of personal injury attorneys and paralegals who deal with issues like yours on a daily basis.
Personal injury can take on many different forms and is not necessarily limited to the physical or bodily harm suffered by a victim.
personal injury attorney is trained in the intricacies of personal injury lawsuits and in negotiating fair settlements.
www.injuryboard.com   (500 words)

  
 Traumatic Brain Injury
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) is characterized by one or more of the following symptoms: a brief loss of consciousness, loss of memory immediately before or after the injury, any alteration in mental state at the time of the accident, or focal neurological deficits.
Most traumatic brain injuries result in widespread damage to the brain because the brain ricochets inside the skull during the impact of an accident.
Diffuse axonal injury (Figure 1) occurs when the nerve cells are torn from one another.
www.neuroskills.com /tbi/injury.shtml   (427 words)

  
 Brain Injury Resource Center
A study by the National Institutes of Health found that 85% of brain injury patients do not receive any treatment or counseling concerning the long term difficulties caused by brain injury.
It is based on the premise that physically surviving brain injury is just the first step in a lifelong process of adjustment and accommodation.
To that end it provides information and resources on brain injury for the individual, the family and the professionals that serve them.
www.headinjury.com   (1604 words)

  
 The Find a Lawyer, Attorney, or Law Firm, Get Legal Information
For instance, if you only received minor injuries due to a car accident, it might be better to deal directly with the insurance company in order to avoid expensive legal fees.
If you were injured as a result of carelessness on their part then you can file your personal injury claim as a form of negligence on their part.
While an injury due to intentional behaviors of other individuals or institutions, you can file a personal injury lawsuit and even criminal charges.
www.visitlawyer.com   (864 words)

  
 Personal Injury Lawyers Southern California - About Jacoby and Meyers
By the early 1980's, Jacoby and Meyers had become the most recognized and one of the largest personal injury law firms in the country with more than 150 neighborhood offices and specialty units in six states and eight media markets.
The problem was to create a law firm that could efficiently handle personal legal problems--divorce, personal injury, bankruptcy, criminal defense, and other matters.
In addition, we employed lawyers whose practices were devoted to a particular area of the law, such as Bankruptcy, Personal Injury, or Criminal.
www.socal-injury-lawyers.com /about.htm   (1764 words)

  
 Personal Injury Accident Claim | Road Traffic Accident | No Win No Fee | Medical Negligence | Claims Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
We have spent time collecting useful personal injury accident related articles, news items and an injury advice section, including medical negligence and a motor insurers bureau resource to make your life a little easier.
Because of this, you may be entitled to compensation for personal injury, pain, suffering, and any consequential damage or loss you may have incurred as a result.
Law firm says BP agrees to settle personal injury case (India Daily) BP PLC agreed to settle one of a string of personal injury cases related to its former Sugar Creek refinery near Kansas City, according to an attorney representing the plaintiff.
www.claimsmastergroup.com   (879 words)

  
 Personal injury compensation claims, car accident, whiplash injury, work accident, no costs no risk,
We have helped 1000s of people claim millions of pounds in accident compensation for all types of injury, from minor whiplash injury to injuries of the most extreme severity such as brain injury, spinal cord injury and amputation.
We have access to specialists in all areas of personal injury litigation and, whether you want to make a compensation claim for a whiplash injury, an accident at work or a medical negligence matter, we have a solicitor that specialises in your specific personal injury.
In addition to compensation for the pain and suffering caused by the injury, we have access to the top medical experts in the country to ensure our customers receive the best possible treatment and rehabilitation to help them with their recovery.
www.youclaim.co.uk   (699 words)

  
 Injury Law Group, a network of personal injury attorneys.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Injury Law Group, a network of personal injury attorneys.
is a select personal injury attorney network, headquartered in Pittsburgh PA, that represents individuals and families who have suffered injuries due to the negligence and carelessness of others.
Made up of a select group of experienced personal injury attorneys serving all Federal and State courts throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, the Injury Law Group provides the aggressive legal representation you need to guarantee that your rights are protected.
www.injurylawgroup.com   (127 words)

  
 Focus Adolescent Services: Self-Injury
This alarming behavior encapsulates the heart and soul of the young person’s state of despair and leads him or her down a path of destruction, not only physically, but also emotionally and spiritually.
Although offering mental-health follow-up services is appropriate, psychological evaluations with an eye toward hospitalization should be avoided in the emergency room unless the person is clearly a danger to his/her own life or to others.
In places where people know that self-inflicted injuries are liable to lead to mistreatment and lengthy psychological evaluations, they are much less likely to seek medical attention for their wounds and thus are at a higher risk for wound infections and other complications.
www.focusas.com /SelfInjury.html   (2145 words)

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