Category: Catastrophic Injuries

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Things to Consider Before Letting Your Child Play Football

August 16th, 2016 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Football is far and away the most popular sport in the United States. In Texas, football is not just popular, it’s part of our state’s identity. As we learn more and more about how the brain is affected by the repeated collisions that occur on the field, many parents are asking themselves a tough question […]

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Summertime Pool Safety

August 9th, 2016 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Pools and spas are meant to be enjoyable and relaxing. Unfortunately, they can also be sources of catastrophic injury or even death. Drowning is the leading cause of injury-related death among children ages 1-4. On average there 5,100 pool or spa related emergency room submersion related injuries for children under the age of 15 every […]

Improperly Designed Handrails and Guardrails

August 3rd, 2016 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

We rely on guardrails for safety in so many settings, from the roads we drive to our apartment buildings to our workplaces. Guardrails and handrails provide us with barriers from dangers, but what happens when it is the guardrails designed to protect us that actually cause us harm? Roughly 20 percent of falls cause serious […]

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Support for Brain Injury Survivors in Dallas

March 31st, 2016 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Victims of brain injuries face a number of obstacles. Among these challenges is the fact that victims don’t always display outward signs of their injuries. After all, if people can’t see an injury, it makes understanding the scope of that injury more difficult. This can lead to an increased sense of isolation among brain injury […]

Preserve Evidence to Protect Your Personal Injury Lawsuit

November 18th, 2015 by Guajardo & Marks, LLP

Gathering and preserving evidence immediately after you have been injured in an accident that was someone else’s fault is a difficult task. You may be traumatized by the scale of the accident or simply not be thinking clearly. However, preservation of evidence will be your best weapon when fighting for your personal injury lawsuit. The […]

A catastrophic injury is the result of a serious accident that causes severe or even permanent disabilities. Often, these injuries are devastating to the injured party causing extreme physical trauma and emotional distress. On top of taking an emotional and physical toll on accident victims, catastrophic injuries are often financially devastating. Severe or permanent injuries […]

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Catastrophic Injuries have a Lasting Impact

October 28th, 2014 by Michael Guajardo

It is a sad fact that people are injured every day through no fault of their own. Many of these injuries may have a limited impact on the life of the individual, but there are some cases where the damage will have a significant, long-lasting effect on the life of the injured person and possibly their family. With a catastrophic injury, the individual is dealing with injuries that will inflict hardships that go far beyond that of the standard personal injury case.

Expert Facts about Traumatic Brain Injuries in the US

October 21st, 2014 by Michael Guajardo

Traumatic brain injury is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. These injuries can occur in any number of ways and nobody is immune from the possibility of suffering a brain injury. For people that have suffered a traumatic brain injury, the effects can be devastating and it can […]

A Spinal Cord Injury Attorney Can Help

September 25th, 2014 by Michael Guajardo

Injuries to the spinal cord are some of the most devastating that a person can suffer. Being a major component of the human nervous system, the spinal cord is relied on for a variety of body functions and basic activities. When the spinal cord is injured, this can lead to serious complications that are likely […]

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Understanding Catastrophic Injuries in Dallas

September 3rd, 2014 by Greg Marks

While all personal injury claims are important, there are some that will have a much greater impact on the life of the claimant. In this, we are referring to accidents that result in catastrophic injuries. With cases that involve catastrophic injury, there is much more on the line for the client and the attorney will need to employ an even higher level of dedication to the preparation and representation of the case.