Can You Fully Recover from a Spinal Cord Injury?

Recovery from a Spinal Cord Injury | Hauptman, O'Brien, Wolf and Lathrop

While there is an incredible amount of promising research being done on spinal cord injuries, there is still no cure. Nerve cells in the spinal cord are complex, and the trauma associated with spinal cord injuries makes it nearly impossible for these cells to regenerate. That said, recovery from a spinal cord injury is not […]

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What Is the Average Pain and Suffering Payout for a Car Accident?

Pain and Suffering Damages After an Accident | Hauptman, O'Brien, Wolf and Lathrop

In car accident cases, some damages – that is, what you can recover in compensation – are easier to calculate than others. Economic damages tend to be the most straightforward. These damages include medical bills, lost wages, and loss of earning capacity. The most difficult type of damages to calculate, on the other hand, are […]

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What to Do If You Are Injured by Medical Malpractice

Steps After a Medical Malpractice Injury | Hauptman, O'Brien, Wolf and Lathrop

We entrust medical providers with one of our most precious things: our health. Unfortunately, doctors and other practitioners don’t always live up to this trust. They make mistakes much more frequently than most of us realize, with one prominent study calculating that “more than 250,000 deaths per year are due to medical error in the […]

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Do You Have to Call the Police After an Accident?

Calling the Police After an Accident | Hauptman, O'Brien, Wolf and Lathrop

Vehicle accidents are often abrupt, surprising incidents. At the very least, they are inconvenient; at worst, they are highly traumatic. In the aftermath of such a jarring event, it can be difficult to know what to do next. One of the most common sources of confusion is whether you have to call the police. Let’s […]

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