Article Library About Issues Related to Personal Injury and Disability Law

We know that some people like to do their homework before speaking with an attorney, so we've created this article library as a way of helping you educate yourself about various topics related to personal injury and disability.

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The cost of raising a child is on the rise

These days a dollar doesn’t go very far. Even a pack of chewing gum rings up around $1.25. The cost of groceries has surged in recent years and the ever-changing price of fuel leaves some people making life choices at the pump. Some struggle to keep up with inflation, but many are still choosing to

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Study links climate, flu activity

According to a recent study, seasonal flu epidemics are associated with two types of environmental conditions – cold-dry and humid-rainy. The study, led by researchers at the National Institutes of Health, presents a model based on climate that maps influenza activity around the world. Improving current flu transmission models, targeting surveillance efforts and timing seasonal

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Accident victims should be aware of signs of brain injury

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and learning about traumatic brain injuries can improve prevention, recognition and response in addressing TBIs. If you’ve been involved in a car accident or fall, knowing the signs of brain trauma will help determine if you should be looking for other signals and symptoms that could indicate concussions or

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Socializing crucial for older adults’ health

Many adults struggle when they reach the point in time where parent-child relationships seem to transition through a role reversal. Throughout most people’s lives, parents assume the role of caretaker. But as parents age, their needs grow, and adult children more often are the ones taking on their parents’ financial and health concerns. When family

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MRI shows migraine patients have brain abnormalities

According to the World Health Organization, more than 300 million people suffer from migraines around the world. These people often experience intense throbbing headaches, nausea, vomiting, light sensitivity, auras and changes in visual or sensory functions. While so many suffer these symptoms, relatively little is known about why so many people are affected by migraines.

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Study: Risk of autism not increased by number of vaccines in young children

Nearly 1 in 10 parents delay or completely refuse vaccinations for their children because they believe there’s a risk in giving their children too many vaccines too soon. Approximately one-third of parents express concerns that vaccines cause autism, although scientific evidence suggests there is no causal effect. A new study published in The Journal of

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Atlanta Car Accidents in Rainy Weather: Who is at Fault?Accidentes Automovilísticos en Atlanta durante Clima Lluvioso… ¿Quién Tiene la Culpa?

Rain is one of the top causes of car accidents. Driving in rain is more likely to make your vehicle skid, and more likely to make it harder for you to stop which may cause a car accident. Driving in rain also reduces visibility, further increasing your chances of getting into an accident. So, if

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Tornado Watch January 30, 2013

While no home can ever be made “tornado-proof,” you can improve the odds of your home surviving high winds by taking these precautions. Take these additional steps to protect yourself and your family: • Decide in advance where you will take shelter (a local community shelter, perhaps, or your own underground storm cellar or in-residence

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Four Ways to Protect Yourself After Filing for Workers’ Compensation

When you are injured at work and file for workers' compensation benefits, it is in your best interest to keep yourself covered in several ways. Your employer may end up being fair and paying everything you deserve, but if your company doesn't hold up its end of the bargain, you want to be able to

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Injured in a Slip and Fall Accident? Try These Three Ways to Help Your Case

Slip and fall injuries can be extremely hard to prove in court, but if you take the right steps after your accident, you have a much better shot at winning your case. When you work with the Accident & Disability Attorneys of Monge & Associates, we will be able to analyze your case and guide

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