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Contributory Negligence and Assumption of the Risk

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According to Herndon personal injury and premises liability attorney Doug Landau, at the heart of any liability or injury case is the question:  whose fault was it?  In the context of an injury lawsuit, consider the following situation: Person #1: a bicyclist who is injured after being struck on his bike while riding through a

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WHAT IS “DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY” and What does it mean for ABRAMS LANDAU clients ?

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This important concept explains both short and long term neurologic deficits in patients whose trauma did not produce either contusions, hemorrhages or lacerations sufficient to account for the deficits. Frequently, the latter lesions are minimal but the deficit is severe. Sometimes, notes Herndon Reston brain injury lawyer Doug Landau, there is a minimal laceration (cut)

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Secondary Effects of Brain Injury and Head Trauma

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In the previous posting, brain injury lawyer Doug Landau listed Direct Effects of head trauma and brain injuries.  In addition to those sometimes permanently disabling effects of an impact or blow involving the skull and brain, the Herndon Reston trial attorney notes that there are “Secondary Effect” which can also be quite devastating to the

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