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What the Emotional Recovery Looks Like After a Truck Crash
What the Emotional Recovery Looks Like After a Truck Crash

When vehicle occupants are involved in crashes with big trucks like semis, big-rigs, or tractor-trailers, you can almost guarantee that some type of injuries will be sustained. More often than not, these types of crashes are so brutal that they cause devastating injuries to ...

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    • What Are the Long-Term Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

      Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) may result in swelling, bruising, and bleeding of the brain, and often have long-term symptoms. Our firm has ...

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    • Traumatic Brain Injury Among Athletes: Information & Resources

      Every year, as many as 3.8 million U.S. athletes, ranging from elementary-aged children to professional adults, suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) ...

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    • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

      Each year, as many as 3.8 million cases of traumatic brain injury (TBI) occur among US athletes, ranging from elementary-aged children to professional ...

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    • Rideshare Accidents: Who’s at Fault?

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    • What Is the Difference Between Road Rage and Aggressive Driving?

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    • Thanksgiving Road Trips

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    • Safe Driving (and Walking) Tips for the Spookiest Day of the Year

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    • Why Adults Shouldn’t Skip Backseat Seatbelts

      One of the first things we are taught as children is how vital it is to wear a seatbelt. As adults, however, we tend to forget just how important it ...

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    • Package Booby Traps: The Legal Implications of Defending Your Deliveries

      As the popularity of using e-commerce to buy goods grows, so does the risk of having deliveries stolen from the doorstep. But, some people have taken ...

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    • Pool Safety Tips

      Now that the weather is beginning to warm up, children of all ages will feel the familiar lure of swimming pools. Pools are an excellent way for ...

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    • Common Injuries Commonly Ignored

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    • Owner Liability Under Florida's Dog Bite Statutes

      Loyalty, intelligence, and compassion are the best qualities of a dog – one of human kind’s oldest domesticated animal companions. For these reasons, ...

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    • Tips to Prevent Dog Bites

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    • After Two Damaging Chases, Woman is Arrested

      For the second time in a week, an Ormond Beach woman was arrested by Flagler County Sheriff's deputies. On Monday, December 4, Deborah Brinkman was ...

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    • Why Do Motorcyclists Not Wear Helmets?

      According to data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), motorcycle ...

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    • Tips on Selecting a Quality Motorcycle Helmet

      At Politis & Matovina, P.A. , we are very serious about motorcycle safety. As avid riders, we appreciate the risks involved with operating a ...

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    • Safe or Not: The Controversy Behind Motorcycle Helmet Safety

      There is a split in the motorcycle community about the safety benefits associated with wearing a motorcycle helmet. Many motorcycle enthusiasts are ...

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    • Why Do Motorcyclists Not Wear Helmets?

      According to data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), motorcycle ...

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    • Attorney Michael Politis Featured on The Celtic Ride TV Show

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    • Whenever You are Riding Your Motorcycle, Pretend You’re Invisible

      The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) is a nationwide, not-for-profit group on a mission to help more motorcyclists ride safer and avoid motorcycle ...

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    • How Long Does Whiplash Last?

      After an accident, you may feel a tightening in your neck and shoulders. You may chalk it up to adrenaline and shock, but the sensation could be the ...

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    • Understanding Neck Trauma

      The neck proves to be a particularly vexing as far as injuries go. Compressed into a single conduit which connects to vital organs, the neck can cause ...

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    • Attorney Michael Politis Featured on The Celtic Ride TV Show

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    • Can I Get Workers’ Comp If I Caused My Work Accident?

      In every occupation and industry, people make mistakes. It is human to err. However, sometimes a mistake on-the-job can cause an accident and serious ...

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    • Safety Tips During National Safety Month 2020

      June is National Safety Month 2020, organized by the National Safety Council (NSC). Each year, the NSC discusses key safety topics this month in hopes ...

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    • Pedestrian Safety Tips

      *Updated 12/30/2019 Walking through a new, unfamiliar city can awaken the explorer in you, which can be thrilling, but also potentially dangerous. ...

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    • Smartphones Smarter than we Think

      Globally, the cell phone has become a modern convenience owned by a huge chunk of the world's population. In 2011 more smartphones were purchased than ...

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    • Teen’s Death Brings Life to Another

      The family of Nay'Twaun Hardy was in no way prepared to lose their 14-year-old boy. But they're finding some peace knowing that another child will ...

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    • What the Emotional Recovery Looks Like After a Truck Crash

      When vehicle occupants are involved in crashes with big trucks like semis, big-rigs, or tractor-trailers, you can almost guarantee that some type of ...

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    • What Side of the Road Should a Bicyclist Ride On?

      Following the rules of the road is always important to help reduce the chances of an accident. As a bicyclist, following the rules means riding on the ...

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    • What Causes Truck Accidents?

      Needless to say, when an 80,000-pound truck is rolling down the highway, there is a multitude of things that can go wrong. That’s why there are strict ...

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    • How Long Does Whiplash Last?

      After an accident, you may feel a tightening in your neck and shoulders. You may chalk it up to adrenaline and shock, but the sensation could be the ...

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    • Whiplash Commonly Undetected

      Whiplash, though it is pretty much what is happening in your neck when it occurs, is known medically as "cervical acceleration-deceleration". It ...

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    • The Trampoline: Archenemy of the Spinal Cord

      Summer heralds all kinds of outdoor activities and who can resist the call of the trampoline? Perhaps it's the feeling of flight one gets midair. ...

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    • What You Need to Know About Florida’s Texting and Driving Law

      As many of us know, distracted driving is incredibly dangerous. In a school zone or school crossing, distracted driving can be even more hazardous, ...

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    • The Dangers of Using Hands-Free Texting While Driving

      Distracted driving accounts for thousands of injuries and fatalities each year in the United States. The majority of these accidents are caused by ...

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    • The Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

      It is estimated that nearly 40,000 people die in traffic accidents each year in the United States. An additional 2.4 million are injured or disabled. ...

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    • What the Emotional Recovery Looks Like After a Truck Crash

      When vehicle occupants are involved in crashes with big trucks like semis, big-rigs, or tractor-trailers, you can almost guarantee that some type of ...

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    • What Causes Truck Accidents?

      Needless to say, when an 80,000-pound truck is rolling down the highway, there is a multitude of things that can go wrong. That’s why there are strict ...

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    • Your Guide to Navigating a Truck Accident Claim

      A trip to the store, a short drive to visit a friend, or a normal day of commuting to work can change your life in the blink of an eye. Truck ...

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    • Workers’ Compensation Statistics 2019

      Workplace safety is important in all industries and all 50 states. By examining recent data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), ...

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    • Common Types of Catastrophic Injuries

      Under the legal definition, catastrophic injuries are those that render the victim incapable of maintaining gainful employment. Car or commercial ...

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    • Workers' Compensation vs. Personal Injury

      It can be easy to confuse workers’ compensation and personal injury, as they both involve obtaining compensation for those who have sustained injuries ...

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    • Toyota Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

      When a consumer purchases a new vehicle, he expects it to be free of defects. Although in an ideal world this would be true, in reality vehicles are ...

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    • Mom Loses Custody, Florida Teen Dies

      A dedicated Florida mother took care of her disabled daughter for fourteen years, until April 2011, when the state of Florida determined she was too ...

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