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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 […]
June 17, 2016

Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers Report on Recall of Defective Medical Device

The Edelstein Martin & Nelson, LLP personal injury lawyers in Philadelphia keep current on important product recalls that could potentially cause harm to area residents. One of the latest products recalled by the FDA is a medical device designed to help individuals overcome birth injuries or catastrophic injuries resulting from trauma. DePuy Synthes, a division of Johnson & Johnson, is the manufacturer of the Craniomaxillofacial Distraction System, which has been recalled due to reports of it causing severe injuries in patients. The Craniomaxillofacial Distraction System is a device that is implanted in the jaws of patients suffering from a birth […]