Injuries

Car Wreck Injury? Settle Your Own Claim, Step 1

The Slocum Firm’s attorneys are happy to present a new 10-part series, How to Settle Your Own Car Wreck Claim.  In this series, you’ll see how to settle your own injury claim from the perspective of an attorney. You’ll get to learn the process and become a pro by the end of the series!   First and foremost, it’s imperative that if you’re hurt you don’t try to tough it out.  You should call for emergency services immediately. You’ll want …
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6 Personal Injury Lessons From The Office

Every once in a blue moon an office comedy will run on television that teaches viewers important life lessons about personal injury. While that may not have been the primary goal for Greg Daniels’s American adaption of a British work comedy, The Office features it’s fair share of injuries nonetheless. With those injuries comes important takeaways that everyone can learn from. We couldn’t help but point out the similarities between the events that transpired in Scranton paper distribution office and …
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Symptoms and Dangers of a Concussion

Concussions are not a minor injury. In fact, you could suffer from a concussion and not be aware of it – or the dangers of allowing your concussion to go untreated. While you can encounter a concussion in almost any situation where your head is struck by an object, they are common in car accidents and slip and fall injuries. When the normal function of the brain is disrupted, it could lead to serious consequences – therefore, it is important …
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15 Symptoms of a Brain Injury

Unfortunately, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) occur much more often in the United States than people realize. That is because the symptoms can often mimic other conditions; therefore, patients are misdiagnosed, and their TBI is left untreated for days, weeks, or even months. In some cases, the symptoms can be so minor at first that the victim ignores them. It is only as the trauma or injury is left untreated that the victim starts to suffer more serious symptoms – which …
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Five Most Common Auto Accident Injuries

After a car accident, a victim could suffer from a multitude of injuries – and rarely does a victim have just one injury. The impact alone can cause injuries throughout the body, which leads to time off from work, excessive medical bills, and possibly long-term consequences. If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation under the law. After all, you should not have to pay for medical bills and excessive costs for …
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Steps to Take Immediately After a Slip and Fall Accident

Slip and fall accidents can happen to anyone, anywhere. You do not have to experience poor weather to injure yourself in a slip and fall, either. While most occur on wet, icy, or slippery surfaces, falls can also occur from tripping over objects, flooring issues, uneven surfaces, etc. Most people will encounter at least one fall in their life – and it may not be their fault. Building owners, retail stores, homeowners, parking lot owners, and walkway managers must provide …
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