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Tests to Determine Traumatic Brain Injury

Tests to Determine Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Medical providers can test for TBI and the severity of damage it causes using a variety of procedures. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious and potentially life threatening condition. Even a minor bump or blow can result in a brain injury that leaves the victim with permanent […]

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

During Distracted Driving Month in April, Take the Pledge to Be More Aware April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month, which highlights potential dangers while encouraging drivers to pay more attention behind the wheel. Most of us lead busy lives, in which we rush to get from one location to the next in order to […]

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How Long to File an Injury Lawsuit in Texas?

How Long Do You Have to File an Injury Lawsuit in Texas? In Texas, you have up to two years after an accident or injury to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party. Accidental injuries often happen suddenly, while the impacts you suffer linger for years into the future. Even relatively minor accidents can result […]

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Truck Drivers in TX Need a Good Driving Record?

Do Texas Truck Drivers Need a Good Driving Record When Operating Semi Trucks and Other Big Rigs? A history of previous truck accidents or traffic violations creates liability for trucking companies and could jeopardize the truck driver’s license. It takes specialized knowledge, skill, and experience to handle a semi tractor trailer, 18 wheeler, or other […]

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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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