Month: November 2016

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  • November
    04 2016

    PROVING NEGLIGENT TRUCK MAINTENANCE

    When investigating a major truck wreck, the focus is often on the driver and the company.  Did the driver violate his hours of service? Was he on his phone? Did the company have proper safety protocols and training?  Lost in the investigation often is the actual truck itself and the company that provided maintenance on […]

  • November
    04 2016

    HOW EFFECTIVE IS THE GLASGOW COMA SCALE IN DIAGNOSING A TBI?

    Diagnosing effectively and accurately a traumatic brain injury remains today one of the most challenging tasks for neuroscientists all over the world.  Generally, diagnosis can be relatively easy when the brain injury is moderate or severe, since in this type of cases the signs and symptoms will be notorious.  However, that is not the case […]

  • November
    02 2016

    WHAT IS THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS?

    Almost every lawsuit is subject to a procedural rule known as the statute of limitations.  The statute of limitations is essentially a deadline for when your suit must be filed.  If you bring your lawsuit after the statute of limitations has run, then your claim may be expired and you will be unable to bring […]

  • November
    01 2016

    UNDERSTANDING THE EFFECTS OF A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

    The brain is one of the most complex and fascinating organs in the human body.  It controls our senses, our imagination, our thoughts, our motion, our balance, and our ability to learn new things.  It also controls our involuntary actions, such as digestion, our heartbeat, and our breathing.  In other words, the brain is the […]