Category: Catastrophic Injuries

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Covering the high costs of a spinal cord injury is an impossibility for most families. The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation states that high tetraplegia costs at least $1 million in the first year, with victims paying an average of $171,000 per year after that. The Foundation also states that a typical 25-year-old spinal cord […]

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Determining a Fair Spinal Injury Settlement Amount

March 25th, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

People who have suffered a spinal injury in a car accident or other type of accident are facing a potentially catastrophic injury. If you have been affected by such an injury, you will likely want a better idea about possible spinal injury settlement amounts. Serious spine injuries can lead to partial or total paralysis, as […]

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Promising New Developments for Spinal Cord Injury Victims

March 19th, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

People who have suffered spinal cord injuries in accidents may have more hope today. For the first time, researchers at the University of California San Diego have used rapid 3D printing techniques to create a spinal cord. Then, they implanted that scaffolding , which was loaded with neural stem cells, into areas that were severely […]

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How do I choose the right lawyer for a TBI injury case?

January 14th, 2019 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

If you or your loved one has been hurt in a traumatic brain injury accident, it will be important to choose the right lawyer for your TBI case. At Guajardo & Marks, we have the years of experience needed to help you to maximize your potential settlement compensation for serious brain injuries. As you are […]

Allegiant Flyers, You Need to Know About These Warning Signs

The CBS television show “60 Minutes” recently spent several months investigating the air safety record of Allegiant Air. Last month, their Steve Kroft shared his alarming findings in a two-part report that shed light on the poor safety record of the air carrier. Kroft reported that he and his team found that between Jan. 1, […]

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Observing Brain Injury Awareness Month

March 7th, 2018 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

The Brain Injury Association of America reports 2.5 million adults and children in the U.S. suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. Another 795,000 people suffer an acquired brain injury (ABI) from a nontraumatic injury. TBIs can have serious effects on the brain’s functionality. It can affect your ability to think, reason, and remember. […]

Amputee Support Groups Help the Recovery Process

December 4th, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

In 2012, Texas hospitals reported a total of 14,120 amputations. Severe injuries of this sort are obviously going to be a major event in the lives of both the injured person and his or her loved ones. Especially if the amputation takes place as a result of a sudden event, such as a car crash, the injured person’s life will change radically and quickly.

Some people claim that football isn’t what it used to be. Whether it’s old school fans talking about the heyday of Johnny Unitas or the loyal followers of the 1985 Chicago Bears team who can still recite every word of the Super Bowl Shuffle, some of these fans echo familiar sentiments about how the game […]

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The Devastation of a Spinal Cord Injury

February 1st, 2017 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

As many as one in 50 people in the United States currently live with some form of paralysis. That equates to roughly 5.4 million people, greater than the population of Oklahoma and New Mexico combined. Spinal cord injuries account for around 27 percent of these injuries, meaning that nearly one-third of our paralyzed population is […]

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Lessons to Learn from Sealy Bridge Collapse

August 24th, 2016 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

When a bridge collapse in Sealy took the life of a 12-year-old girl and critically injured her mother in July of 2016, multiple questions were raised about the safety of the structure prior to the accident and the actions of a disposal truck driver who struck the bridge. The Sealy bridge collapse was a tragic […]