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Difficult Births and Medical Negligence Can Lead to Cerebral Palsy

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Washington DC Medical Malpractice Attorney, Wayne Cohen, Weighs in The experienced attorneys at Cohen & Cohen will stand by your side if medical negligence has contributed to cerebral palsy in the DC area. Cerebral palsy, or CP, is the result of abnormalities of or damage to the parts of the brain that control movement and balance. It can be caused by a difficult birth, prematurity, infections during pregnancy, or head trauma as an infant. Cerebral palsy has no cure, and individuals with CP may require surgeries, medications, and ongoing therapies. Individuals with CP may exhibit only minor symptoms or major...
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How To Show Emotional Damages

DC Personal Injury Attorneys Weigh In Your personal injury attorney in Washington, DC will explain to you how to keep detailed medical records to prove your physical injuries. A more complex issue, however, is how to prove emotional injuries and damages after a car accident or other incident. X-rays, scans, and photographs document the physical harm that has occurred. But psychological stressors and damages can be just as harmful. Listed below are some ways to prove emotional damages: 1. Thorough medical records – Be certain to document all appointments with psychologists, psychiatrists, and counselors. It can be helpful to provide...
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Top 10 List Of Dangerous Toys

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Wayne Cohen, Washington DC Lawyer Discusses If you have been injured in a car accident or as a result of a defective product, Cohen & Cohen can help you get the compensation you deserve. And if the holidays have resulted in a toy that has caused you hard, contact us to help you determine your next steps. The holidays have come, and children around the country are captivated by their new toys. But, Massachusetts-based World Against Toys Causing Harm (WATCH) warns that not all toys are safe. In fact, some toys have the potential for significant injuries. Below is a list...
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Exercise Care to Avoid Holiday Injuries

Personal Injury Attorneys in DC, VA & MD Discuss No one knows better than our personal injury attorneys that DC, Virginia, and Marylandhighways can be treacherous during the holidays. But other, often overlooked dangers also lurk during this festive season. UrgentCareLocations has published a list of common (and not so common) holiday accidents. Foodborne illnesses affect one in six in the United States each year. These illnesses last from several hours to a week, and cause a variety of symptoms ranging from diarrhea and vomiting to fever and fatigue. Prevent illness by ensuring that meats are cooked to appropriate safe...
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DC Personal Injury Lawyer: Before You Pay That Medical Bill, You Must Read This

Personal Injury Lawyer in DC If you have been in injured in an accident, you may be receiving medical bills that are greatly inflated and sometimes even illegal. The practice, known as balance billing, involves invoicing patients for the difference between what the healthcare provider bills and what the insurance company pays. Many states have laws against balance billing, and a federal law bans it altogether for Medicare patients. A good personal injury lawyer, like Cohen & Cohen, can fight for compensation, but are the medical bills themselves legal? Unfortunately, laws surrounding balance billing are often complicated. The Kaiser Family...
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