Personal Injury Blog

Churches, ERISA and the Supreme Court: A question of exemptions

Churches, ERISA and the Supreme Court: A question of exemptions On behalf of Stephen G. Nagle & Associates posted in ERISA Claims on Friday, April 14, 2017. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) is essentially a statute that regulates the management of pension plans and imposes a federal fiduciary duty to those tasked with their management. […]

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New tool could help determine extent of damage from brain injury

New tool could help determine extent of damage from brain injury On behalf of Stephen G. Nagle & Associates posted in Brain Injuries on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Researchers out of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina have developed a tool that aids in determining the extent of brain injury when other factors, most notably advanced age, need […]

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Do you work for a church-affiliate medical facility?

Do you work for a church-affiliated medical facility? On behalf of Stephen G. Nagle & Associates posted in ERISA Claims on Thursday, January 12, 2017. More than 30 states have allowed companies to make changes to their workers’ compensation coverage in recent years. Those changes put employees in difficult positions when they suffer injuries at work. Texas requirements for […]

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Traumatic brain injury: Advances in diagnosis

Traumatic brain injury: Advances in diagnosis On behalf of Stephen G. Nagle & Associates posted in brain injuries on Thursday, February 2, 2017. Although traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are well-known, medical professionals continue to struggle with a simple method of diagnosis. Diagnosis is important, as it can play a role in holding those who cause these injuries financially accountable. […]

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Why is the brain so susceptible to injury?

Why is the brain so susceptible to injury? By Stephen Nagle of Stephen G. Nagle & Associates posted in brain injuries on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. Nowadays, sports fans can’t watch a game without hearing the phrase “concussion protocol.” What does this mean? A player enters the concussion protocol after showing symptoms of a traumatic brain injury (TBI). 15 percent of […]

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When Crashes Cause TBIs in Children

When Crashes Cause TBIs in Children On behalf of Stephen G. Nagle & Associates posted in brain injuries on Friday, November 25, 2016. Approximately 30 percent of injury deaths in the United States are the result of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) When a person suffers a TBI due to a blow, bump, or jolt to the head, their injuries […]

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Making a claim against your employer-provided on the job insurance?

Making a claim against your employer-provided on the job insurance? On behalf of Stephen G. Nagle & Associates posted in ERISA Claims on Thursday, October 6, 2016. When you are hurt on the job, your employer may not have workers compensation insurance.  Instead, many employers in Texas are self-insured.  If that is true, there is a good chance that […]

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3 ways a traumatic brain injury can happen on the job

3 ways a traumatic brain injury can happen on the job On behalf of Stephen G. Nagle & Associates posted in brain injuries on Thursday, September 15, 2016. When you’re at work, you are likely so focused on your duties that getting hurt on the job is not at the forefront of your mind. You know each job carries […]

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Know the risks and signs of traumatic brain injuries

Know the risks and signs of traumatic brain injuries On behalf of Stephen G. Nagle & Associates posted in brain injuries on Thursday, August 18, 2016. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are far more common than once thought. They cause about 30 percent of deaths due to injuries in the U.S. Less serious TBIs, which do not result in death, are often […]

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