Can a Car Accident Cause a Stroke? What You Need to Know

When most people think of accident-related injuries, they think of things like broken bones, lacerations, and bruises. Strokes do not typically come to mind. Can a car accident cause a stroke? The shock or stress of the incident itself is unlikely to cause one, but injuries suffered in a wreck can definitely be a contributing…

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Can you sue over a meme? Turns out, you can.

  There are many reasons for suing someone, and with technology changing the ways in which we interact in both public and private, there are more and more ways to seek legal compensation for harms done. Camera phones, small concealed listening devices, and social media have all changed the ways in which we view privacy…and…

Are Car Accident Settlements in the Public Record?

Reaching a settlement will help a car accident victim get his or her life back to normal. But some people would prefer to keep a large monetary settlement secret. The reason doesn’t have to be something far-fetched like being wanted by the police or in the witness protection program. They may simply not want prying…

When to Settle a Personal Injury Claim

Only 5% of personal injury claims end up in a court trial. The rest of the time, the plaintiff and the defendant (or their insurance company) reach agreement on a settlement. This is what it means to "settle a personal injury claim." When someone is hurt due to another person’s negligence—whether it’s an auto accident,…

Can a Car Accident Cause Tinnitus?

When you’re in a car accident that is someone else’s fault, you have a case for compensation. Valid claims include payments for emergency care and any follow up medical treatment you might receive. While some injuries, like cuts and broken bones, are easily tied to the incident, there can be “invisible” injuries that aren’t as…