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Personal Injury

Cause of Strokes

Causes of Strokes: Strokes disrupt the flow of blood to your brain which damages brain tissue. Ischemic Stroke: The most common stroke, ischemic stroke, results from a blockage in an artery.  Almost 90% of strokes are ischemic.  They occur when arteries to the brain are narrowed or blocked, resulting in severely reduced blood flow.  The…

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Spinal Cord Injury lawsuit

Causes of Spinal Cord Injury (aka Spinal Cord Trauma, Compression of the Spinal Cord, SCI, and Cord compression) Spinal cord trauma is damage to the spinal cord. It may result from direct injury to the cord itself or indirectly from damage to surrounding bones, tissues, or blood vessels.  They result from varied causes including, but…

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Causes of Paralysis: Paralysis occurs when communication between the brain and spinal cord fails. Paralysis is caused by: Injury to neurons in the brain (a stroke), or in the spinal cord. Trauma to the spinal cord affects only the areas  below the level of injury. Poliomyelitis (a viral infection) Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS, amyotrophic lateral…

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Cause of Nerve and/or Artery Injury

Nerve injury is a damage to nerve tissue.  The types are: Neurapraxia – the least severe form.  The nerve structure stays in place put there is an interruption of the transmission down the nerve fiber. Nerve Compression Disruption of Blood Supply (ischemia) Axonotmesis – This is a more severe nerve injury with disruption of theneuronal axon, but myelin sheath is…

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Personal Injury – Construction Site

Every construction site is a dangerous place, filled with opportunities for accidents and injuries. A highway construction work zone can be even more dangerous. In most cases, traffic — often high-speed traffic — continues to drive by highway construction workers. Construction workers and motorists frequently suffer serious injuries and fatalities in highway work zone accidents.…

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Fetal Distress

What is Fetal Distress? A healthy fetus must receive a steady supply of oxygen inside of the womb. Oxygen reaches a fetus through the placenta’s blood supply. During pregnancy or the course of labor, the supply of blood to the fetus becomes abnormal. Ischemia is the result of an abnormal blood supply and hypoxia is…

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