automobile accidents

Edelstein Martin & Nelson News


June 17, 2016

Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers: Don’t Forget to Get a Police Report When You Are in a Car Accident!

Car accidents can be stressful events for all those involved. During the chaos surrounding an automobile accident, many car accident victims may forget to obtain a police report which is a crucial record of events that can be helpful in a personal injury claim. This can be a huge mistake for injured individuals who may later face significant expenses related to their accident. Police reports can provide important information to assist injured individuals in making claims against responsible parties. A common misconception is that all police reports cannot be used in court due to evidentiary rules. Police reports can fall […]
June 17, 2016

Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers Highlight New Study on Traumatic Brain Injuries and Minorities

According to a new study recently released by the Kessler Foundation, minorities who suffer from traumatic brain injuries have lower treatment success rates. Traumatic brain injuries can result from catastrophic sports mishaps, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents and other incidents of negligence including slip and fall accidents. Most traumatic brain injuries require long term treatment. Many traumatic brain injury victims suffer from long term disability and never fully recover total cognitive functioning. The Kessler Foundation study, published in the medical journal Neurorehabilitation, followed long term treatment of traumatic brain injuries in minorities and Caucasians to determine effectiveness rates. This most […]