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Repeated Head Injuries and CTE

Published on Mar 23, 2021 at 8:16 am in Brain Injury.

Cincinnati Brain Injury Lawyer

While anyone can end up in a situation where they sustain a head injury, certain individuals are more likely to be affected by repeated head injuries. If you play sports or follow any sports teams, you’re likely aware of how serious of an issue concussions are. Even with protective headgear, the brain can still sustain an injury if the impact is forceful enough.

Scientists and doctors are seeing an increase in CTE, which is caused by repeated head injuries. Because it can only be diagnosed after death, not a lot is known about it; however, it seems professional athletes are most at risk for this disease. If you have suffered multiple concussions or have a family member who was suspected of having or was diagnosed with CTE, you may have grounds for legal action. Before we get into brain injury claims, let’s take a look at the effects of traumatic brain injuries and CTE.

Can Passengers Be Liable for Car Accidents?

Published on Mar 16, 2021 at 8:28 am in Auto Accident.

Car Accident Lawyer

If you’re involved in an accident and believe someone else caused the accident, you most likely assume the other driver’s actions caused the collision. This is often the case in instances of speeding, distracted driving, and driving under the influence. The driver, however, isn’t always at fault. There are instances where the vehicle manufacturer or auto parts manufacturer could be held accountable in the event the vehicle fails in some way. But, what about the passenger? Can a passenger ever be liable for a car accident? The answer to the question is complex. In order to understand if and when that is possible, let’s start by taking a look at the duty of a passenger.

Massive Cooper Tire Recall Over Concerns of Sidewall Separation

Published on Mar 9, 2021 at 8:33 am in Auto Product Liability.

Car Accident Lawyer

A vehicle’s tires are supposed to support the vehicle and its passengers’ weight, transmit traction and braking forces to road surfaces, absorb road shocks, and change and maintain the direction of travel. To do this properly, tires need to the right tread depth and air pressure.

When tires are damaged or begin to show signs of deterioration, they need to be replaced. Most drivers get at least a couple of years out of their tires, but there are instances where they need to be replaced sooner. Thousands of drivers are now learning they need tire replacements because of a Cooper Tire recall.

The Dangers of Negligent Hiring and Supervision in Nursing Homes

Published on Feb 23, 2021 at 8:33 am in Nursing Home Abuse.

Chicago Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

All nursing homes should be outfitted with knowledgeable and resourceful employees and staff members. When a facility follows federal law, there are strict staffing procedures in place to ensure that only qualified people, including registered nurses, certified nursing assistants, licensed practical nurses, and physical therapists, provide direct care to the elderly residents.

Nursing homes that ignore federal and state laws and hire employees that are not qualified are putting residents at risk of injury or worse. Let’s take a look at the dangers of negligent hiring and supervision in nursing homes.