PTSD After a Car Accident

When you think of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), you may imagine someone coming back from war. While many veterans do experience PTSD, it is not limited to wartime situations. Anyone who has experienced a traumatic event can experience the symptoms. Nearly 10% of car accident victims are affected by Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) following their…

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Are NYC Electric Bikes Safe?

E-Bikes Pedestrian and bicycle accidents can lead to some of the most serious injuries in Manhattan and the surrounding New York City boroughs, and with the onslaught of so-called e-bikes, or electric bicycles, new debates have emerged. As anyone who has traveled throughout NYC will tell you, some bicyclists are safer than others. Some ride…

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Can an NYC Auto Accident Cause a Brain Injury?

Traumatic Brain Injuries From Car Accidents With the additional safety features available in many late model automobiles, life-threatening injuries as a result of a car accident are thankfully reduced. However, depending on the degree of impact, and the point of impact, brain injuries can result from a car accident. The law firm of Michael J….

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Recovery for Soft Tissue Injuries in NYC Car Accidents

Soft Tissue Injuries When an individual is involved in a motor vehicle accident and does not sustain a fracture, or require surgery, the issue of whether the car accident victim sustained a “serious injury” will inevitably come up during litigation. Under Section 5102(d) of the New York State Insurance Law, a serious injury is defined…

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What is an Avulsion Fracture?

Avulsion Fractures When a tendon or ligament that is attached to the bone pulls a piece of the fractured bone off, an avulsion fracture, sometimes referred to as a micro-fracture occurs. This type of fracture can be very painful and often results from trauma such as a car accident, sports-related activities or dancing. According to…

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