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Brain Injury

A brain injury, also known as a traumatic brain injury (TBI), is any damage or disruption to the brain’s normal functioning caused by an external force. This force can result from various events, such as a blow to the head, a jolt, a penetrating injury, or the brain being deprived of oxygen. Brain injuries can …

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An acquired brain injury (ABI)

These are brain injuries that are not hereditary, congenital, degenerative, or induced by birth trauma. Often severe injuries occur after birth. The brain’s function is impaired and directly affects the physical function of metabolic activity to functions needed to carry out the basics of life. It can limit life span and what a person is …

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What is a Bill of Particulars?

Bill of Particulars is the answer written to support the claims you filed in the lawsuit. The respondent will often file a demand for a Bill of Particulars before discovery to  1. Find out the theory of the case you filed.  2. Discover if the statute’s elements are present to prove the case.  3. The defendant is also …

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standard of care

Negligence must be established for damages to be considered in a Medical Malpractice. Negligence is “the standard of conduct to which one must conform… is that of a reasonable person under like circumstances.” To establish a breach of care, your lawyer must state how the professional’s actions violated an accepted medical standard of care. Did the person …

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comparative negligence system

A comparative negligence system in tort law that applies to determining awards of damage. This is a system used in relation to personal injury in New York, Alaska, and California. Comparative negligence states that when an accident occurs, the fault and/or negligence of each party involved is based upon their respective contributions to the accident. An …

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Talcum Powder

Talcum powder is made from talc, a mineral composed of magnesium, silicon, and oxygen. In powder form removes moisture well and cuts down on friction. Its use in cosmetics is to keeping skin dry and not shiny and to prevent rashes. It sometimes called baby powder or facial powders and used as an ingredient in …

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical Malpractice occurs a medical professional such as a doctor, nurse, or medical clinic or hospital injures a patient by a negligent act or omission. Negligence is defined as a result of errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare, or care management. The criteria of Medical Malpractice Lawsuit must have the attributes: A violation of the standard of …

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