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New York's Laws for Injury Claims Against the Government

New York's Laws for Injury Claims Against the Government
If you're injured in the state of New York due to the negligence of an agency or employee of the local or state government, you could file a personal injury claim against the government itself. But the rules for filing injury claims against the government in New York are a little different from those for filing other types of injury claims. Here's ...
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How Soon Do the Symptoms of Whiplash Start?

How Soon Do the Symptoms of Whiplash Start?
One of the most common car accident injuries is whiplash, an injury to the soft tissue of the neck that is caused by a sudden back-and-forth movement of the head. Although often mistakenly thought to be an injury of high-speed crashes, whiplash is often attributed to low-speed collisions . How Does Whiplash Occur? Whiplash and neck injuries are mor...
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Repetitive Stress Injuries at Work

Thanks to the increased use of computers and keyboards in the workplace, more workers than ever before are suffering from repetitive stress disorder (RSD). In fact, RSDs now make up around 60 percent of all work-related injuries, with one in eight American workers being diagnosed with an RSD at some point during their working life. What Causes RSDs...
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Cognitive Issues After a TBI

Cognitive Issues After a TBI
​ Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are devastating. Following a TBI, it's not uncommon to have problems with attention, memory, concentration, problem-solving, reasoning, and speech. You may find it difficult to hold conversations with others, and you may be unable to work , losing the income you need to take care of yourself and your family. How Do...
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Punitive Damages Defined

Punitive Damages Defined
​ In personal injury cases, you can be awarded several types of damages, and understanding them can be a little difficult. Economic damages are losses you might have suffered as a result of a personal injury accident, and they are monetary in nature. For example, in a car accident, you may need money to replace your damaged vehicle . Non-economic d...
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