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Sunday, October 24th, 2010
There has been more news about concussion in the media. There is more information coming out about how damaging this head injury can be. Here are 5 Myths or Misconceptions about concussions. Educate yourself so you can not only protect yourself if you suffer after a concussion, but also your child, as sports injuries and car accidents are two of the biggest causes of concussions.
1. There must me a blow to the head to cause a concusion. It is not necessary to have a direct blow to the head. The brain can still contact the boney skull even if there is no direct blow to the head.
2. A concussion requires a loss of consciousness. This is totally false. Many cases of concussion can occur even without loss of consciousness.
3. If there is no evidence on MRI or CT a srerious brain injury did not occur. This again is false. You can have a serious brain injury even without such evidence
4. After a concusion you should wait 7 days before returning to sports. At a minimum you must wait 7 days until all the symptoms have cleared. And make sure you get a doctor’s clearance.
5. The symptoms of a concusion will show up immediatley. Although sometimes theis is true some symptoms may take a period of time to show up.
If you have a head injury – concussion caused by the fault of another I invite you to call me about the legal issues that may be involved. 1-800-447-6549
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Saturday, October 16th, 2010
Want to know the worst day for deer motorcycle collisions. Read on. This article covers how to avoid motorcycle deer accident collisions. This was writtten for Road Wheeler magazine where I am a monthly columnist. This is the premier motorcycle magazine in Ohio Kentucky and Indiana.
Here is the link to the article I wrote:
How To Avoid Motorcycle Deer CollisionsHow To Avoid Motorcycle Deer Collisions
Also when I woke up this morning the Cincinnati Enquirer had a similar article in the paper. Here is the link to their article.
But they did not tell you the worst day for motorcycle deer crashes. Let me give it to you . November 17. The deer are running wild mating and migrating. O what fun. At night its the worst. So be careful out there.
At least consider not riding that night.
by Cincinnati West Chester Mason Ohio motorcycle car and truck accident injury lawyer. Call me at 1-800-447-6549 for help.
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Sunday, October 10th, 2010
If you have a serious back injury caused in a car accident by the fault of another you may wonder what your case is worth. There is no hard and fast answer to that. Let me illustrate by just a few cases I looked up.
1 Hernated disc in back with no surgery and $7000 in medical bills settled for $40,000.00
2 Herniated disc in back with surgery and permanent pain medical bills were $36,000.00 and losr wages $150,000.00 settlement $338,000
3. Herniated disc $10,000.00 in medical bills surgery settlement $63,000.00
4 hernated disc jury verdict $116,000.00
5. herniated disc 4457 in medical bills and $1200 loss wages, settlement $61,000
There are so many variables. All these cases assume that the car accident was the other person’s fault. What you do not know is was there prior injury, was there gaps in treatment, was the car damage significant, were the symptoms consistent and immediate, was there significant pain, was there limitation of activity, did the defennse doctor agree or disagree, was the person injured someone that worked hurt or was a constant complainer that would put off the jury, was the defendant a big company.
All of these facts get taken into account and many more. Each case is different. How does the layperson get a clue as to what their case is worth and whether a settlement is worthwhile. You really can not count on the insurance company to tell you . Why should they. They are your adversary. You really need to find a competent experienced personal injury attorney and place your trust in them.
Here is a video I made on the two biggest mistakes that injury victims make in their evaluation.
By Cincinnati West Chester Ohio car accident injury attorney call Tony to get help now 1-800-447-6549
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Sunday, October 3rd, 2010
Press Release: West Chester, Ohio October 5,2010
Personal injury car , truck, motorcycle accident injury attorney Anthony Castelli is pleased to announce the opening of his second location for his law practice. He will be opening a satellite office just off Union Centre boulevard in West Chester, Ohio 45069. The exact address is Anthony Castelli Attorney
9100 West Chester Towne Centre Drive #205
West Chester, oh 45069
This office will provide more convenience to accident injury victims in West Chester, Ohio 45069 and Hamilton, Ohio and Fairfield , Ohio and folks located farther on west and north of Cincinnati. Mr . Castelli’s current office is just off exit 50 at I-275 1/4 mile from montgomery Road. Although easy to reach and access with free parking Attorney Castelli said “I notice that my web site www.castellilaw.com was getting quite a few visitors from West Chester, Ohio so I thought it would be a good idea to open a satellite office in that area to better serve folks that may want to hire me but want the convenience of an office to go to that is just minutes away.
Anthony Castelli has been practicing accident injury law for 29 years as well as workers compensation and social security disability. Anthony promises to focus on your needs and to fight with all his heart for you.
Here is a link that has a short video on why clients hire Anthony Castelli.
Caoll 1-800-447-6549 to schedule a free consulatation no obligation with Anthony
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