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The Unique Dangers of Tanker Truck Accidents

Posted by Brain Injury Law of Seattle on Sep 11, 2021 3:09:36 AM

Thousands of tanker trucks cross the United States each day. The heavy-duty vehicles feature a cab connected to a cylinder-shaped trailer, known as a tank, that carries dry goods, liquids, chemicals, and liquid gases. Despite the trucks' vital services, the unique dangers of tanker truck accidents are unpredictable and inevitable.

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What is Reckless Driving: Definition & Consequences

Posted by Brain Injury Law of Seattle on Sep 11, 2021 2:17:09 AM

Many of the individuals who face a reckless driving charge don’t fully understand what the charge entails. They may find themselves asking common questions, such as:

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Road Rash: Treatment, Scarring, & Healing

Posted by Brain Injury Law of Seattle on Sep 2, 2021 1:13:18 AM

While road rash is common and often not extremely serious, the superficial friction wound can feel incredibly painful. Most people obtain road rashes – also known as scrapes, abrasions, strawberries, or raspberries – while playing sports, exercising, or riding bikes. In most cases, the wound is easy to treat and heal at home. However, road rash can sometimes scrape through multiple layers of skin and require surgery to recover fully. Thus, road rash treatment must be taken care of seriously.

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Rollover Accident - A Step by Step Guide on What To Do

Posted by Brain Injury Law of Seattle on Aug 9, 2021 11:53:13 PM

Rollover car accidents are severe and sometimes may take lives. They can result in catastrophic car damage, permanent injuries, and even a loss of life. Rollover accidents have high stakes, so one must handle them the right way.

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How Long Does a Concussion Last

Posted by Brain Injury Law of Seattle on Aug 6, 2021 4:06:53 PM

 

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How To Treat A Concussion

Posted by Brain Injury Law of Seattle on Aug 6, 2021 2:59:03 PM

 

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Returning To Work After Concussion

Posted by Brain Injury Law of Seattle on Aug 1, 2021 9:16:19 AM


If you have had a concussion, definitely consult with your doctor regarding when you should go back to work. Be sure to describe clearly what your work entails to your doctor and what challenges you think you might have.

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What To Do If You Have A Concussion

Posted by Brain Injury Law of Seattle on Aug 1, 2021 7:54:36 AM

If you have a concussion, observe your symptom profile in the first 4 hours after the event. If you start to develop an intense headache or pressure inside your head or intense nausea, go to an emergency room right away so they can do a CT scan to rule out a serious problem such as a brain bleed or fracture of the skull.

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Recovering from a Concussion

Posted by Brain Injury Law of Seattle on Aug 1, 2021 6:29:01 AM

Recovery from a concussion depends on various factors

1. Concussion Recovery Depends on Severity of Head Injury

The conventional medical wisdom on recovery from concussions depends mainly on how severe the head injury was. Cases involving a skull fracture or brain bleed have a much lower incidence of full recovery. Depending on how one defines “recovery,” one could argue that full recovery in more serious head injuries is rare.

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Post Concussion Headaches

Posted by Brain Injury Law of Seattle on Aug 1, 2021 5:12:34 AM

How Common is Headaches After Concussion

 

Post concussive headaches are very common following a head injury. They can differ in their type and intensity depending on the severity of the head injury. In addition, headaches following a brain injury can be made worse if there is an injury to the neck as well.

 

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