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How Is Pain and Suffering Determined in a Personal Injury Claim?

Posted on April 25, 2019 to
Most Americans have heard the term “pain and suffering” but they may not understand how this concept really comes into play in civil claims. The justice system in the United States recognizes that for most injury victims, their experiences...
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Little Known Facts about Traumatic Brain Injuries

Posted on December 24, 2018 to
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are listed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a leading cause of mortality and disability in the U.S. It is estimated that 153 people in the U.S. die from a...
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What is a Symptom a Parent Can Look for with a Child Who May Have a Suffered a Brain Injury?

Posted on December 19, 2018 to
Typically concussions in children show up as headaches, feeling tired, lethargic, maybe just not seeming the same. Especially individuals who rear young toddlers, for example, who may not be able to articulate to their parents, “Mom, I feel different.”So,...
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Can a Jury Instruction Error be an Appealable Issue?

Posted on December 19, 2018 to
A jury instruction must accurately reflect the law and fairly convey the facts that were presented at trial. This must be done in a way that sets up the issue for the jury to decide the issue. Even just...
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Julie Heiden Tells Her Story On How She Came to Work at Koonz McKenney

Posted on December 19, 2018 to
Injury attorney Julie Heiden explains her story of coming to work at the Koonz McKenney law firm as interesting one. Originally from California she came to the Washington D.C area to study law. At one of the seminars she...
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“What is Contributory Negligence and When Does it Apply?”

Posted on December 19, 2018 to
If a client and defendant are both negligent there may be contributory negligence involved. A common thing attorney David Schloss hears in slip and fall cases is that the person injured may have not been paying attention to where...
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What Reasons Are Benefits Denied for Workers Compensation?

Posted on December 19, 2018 to
It is not uncommon to have your benefits denied in Virginia. Something as simple as not describing the accident correctly or not completing forms in time could result in denied benefits for workers compensation. If the right medical documentation...
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What do You Like to do When You are Not Working?

Posted on December 19, 2018 to
When she’s not in the office you can find attorney Julie Heiden doing an array of things. Whether it’s carting the kids around to their various activities, reading, swimming or travelling, Heiden has a full plate outside of her...
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Can Insufficient or Untrained Staff Result in Nursing Home Neglect?

Posted on December 19, 2018 to
A lot of for profit businesses care about the bottom line and nursing homes are no different. They may not have the proper staff or number of nurses to care for everyone. People getting checked on regularly is an...
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Do you Recommend That the Surviving Spouse or Children See an Attorney for a Death in Their Family?

Posted on December 19, 2018 to
Personal injury attorney Julie Heiden goes through a scenario in which someone dies base off of a work related accident. In this case a surviving spouse and the children would be entitled to workers compensation benefits and lost wage...
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