spinal cord injury

4 Accidents That Can Lead to a Spinal Cord Injury

Over 10,000 people in the United States each year suffer from a spinal cord injury, or SCI. This type of injury can be very serious because it can damage the nerves in your body and lead to the loss of function or mobility. These types of injuries are most commonly caused by severe trauma to the spine, but can also be due to a disease. Here are 4 of the most common accidents that can lead to a spinal cord injury:

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4 Ways Our East TN Lawyers Can Help You

If you are looking for a personal injury lawyer who will take the time to listen to your case, give you expert advice, and fight for what you deserve, the Law Office of Stephen A. Burroughs is for you. Our team will be with you every step of the way, from the initial consultation until the final court ruling. Here are 4 ways our East TN lawyers can help you:

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4 Things to Know About Our Tennessee Law Firm

Dealing with accidents and personal injuries can be difficult and confusing, but you do not have to go through the experience alone. At The Law Office of Stephen A. Burroughs, we provide our clients with quality representation and the personal attention they deserve. The next time you or a loved one is in need of a lawyer, allow us to fight for the compensation you deserve. Here are 4 things to know about our Tennessee law firm:

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Everything You Need to Know About Personal Injury Settlement Release Forms

If you’ve been injured in an accident that was the result of someone’s negligence, you will probably be contacted by that person’s insurance company with a settlement offer. The insurance adjuster may ask you to sign a personal injury settlement release form before accepting the compensation, but you’re wondering what this form is and if the offer is good. We want to tell you more about personal injury settlement release forms and what their purpose is in these types of claims.

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5 Tips for Getting the Best Settlement in Your Personal Injury Case

If you have been in an accident, you probably have suffered injuries that required doctor’s visits and possible hospital stays. You also may have had to take time off work, and now you may be thinking about how you are going to pay for these expenses. Anyone who has been injured due to the negligence of another party may be able to successfully file for compensation to cover those bills. But how do you ensure you’re getting all of the money you deserve? Here are 5 tips for getting the best settlement in your personal injury case:

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What is Distracted Driving?

We all know about the most common forms of distracted driving, including actions like eating at the wheel or playing on your phone, but did you know there are three distinct types of distracted driving? The three categories distractions typically fall into are manual, visual and cognitive, and some distractions can impair all three. If you’re still asking, “What is distracted driving?” we can clear things up for you. Here are some distracted driving examples:

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4 Main Causes of Bus Accidents to Know About

In the United States, millions of people rely on public transportation each day. While many cities have a public transport system, one of the biggest groups of Americans that rely on buses specifically is children. More than half of all school-aged children rely on a school bus to get to class safely each day. Unfortunately, accidents often occur leaving thousands of people injured each year. Here are 4 of the main causes of bus accidents to know about:

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4 Safe Driving Tips for Slippery Road Conditions

Too often, people adopt a cavalier approach to their driving. After years of driving without being involved in an accident, some people become disengaged and fail to take appropriate steps when driving. Often, people are more alert when the road is snowy, but it’s important to keep an eye out for any slippery road conditions. To help you stay safe on the road at all times, we’ve created a list of safe driving tips for slippery road conditions:

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Why You Should Act Fast After a Motor Vehicle Accident

If you have ever been involved in a car accident, you know the result doesn’t end quickly. Once the claims are filed into insurance, it will likely be weeks or even months before you receive any type of compensation. If you have been injured in the wreck, it is crucial to promptly seek medical treatment and contact a lawyer as soon as possible to get the process started to get your life back on track. Here are 4 reasons why you should act fast after a motor vehicle accident:

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What to Do if You Are Injured by an Uninsured Motorist

Being involved in a motor vehicle accident is never fun, but the frustration only escalates when you sustain significant injuries. In normal circumstances, you are able to pass off medical bills to the insurance of the responsible party. However, what do you do when the other driver is uninsured? Unfortunately, many people break the law every day and drive vehicles that are not insured. Therefore, here are some tips on what to do if you are injured by an uninsured motorist:

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4 Important Types of Evidence Needed Following a Car Accident

When you are involved in a motor vehicle accident, it can be easy to become rattled. The adrenaline that comes along with a crash can result in you completely forgetting what you should do next. That is why we have taken the time to list out what important information you should collect at any scene involving your vehicle. Here are 4 important types of evidence needed following a car accident:

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