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Am I at Risk for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) After an Accident?

Published on Jun 20, 2019 at 3:54 pm in Car Accidents.

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When you’ve been in a car crash, you may have injuries. You may expect to get treated for common injuries like whiplash or a broken bone. You think you’ll undergo treatment and will heal over time. But sometimes, pain may persist, indicating that something more may be happening. It’s possible that you may have complex regional pain syndrome, or CRPS. This kind of injury can be difficult to diagnose and treat. When the medical bills start to compile, you need someone who will fight for your rights to compensation. Wishart Brain & Spine Law has skilled Vancouver car accident lawyers who can get you a fair settlement after a negligent driver has harmed you.

The Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun in Vancouver 2019 Edition

Published on Jun 14, 2019 at 6:24 pm in Fun Stuff.

There’s no better place to be in the summertime than Vancouver. Locals and tourists can experience a number of popular attractions, festivals, family-friendly activities, and restaurants. When the weather reaches is sunniest and warmest in July through September, there’s always something to do outside. If the weather’s too hot, there are plenty of indoor activities, as well! No matter what your interests, there’s bound to be something for you to experience this summer in Vancouver. We’ve compiled the ultimate guide to summer fun, so you can make the most out of the season.

5 Tips to Ensure a Safe Summer Road Trip

Published on Jun 6, 2019 at 6:58 pm in Car Accidents.

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With summer comes family vacations, weekend trips, and trips to new destinations. Unfortunately, not all drivers are responsible behind the wheel. Negligent drivers may choose to drive distracted or fatigued, or break traffic laws in an attempt to get to their vacation location faster.  When this happens, accidents are a real possibility. The increased traffic on the roads also contributes to a rise in crashes.

If you’re planning on taking a road trip this summer, there are steps you can take to ensure you have a safe trip and arrive at your destination unharmed. It’s important to note that the majority of the steps take place before you even get behind the wheel.

The Top 10 Most Bike-Friendly Areas in Vancouver

Published on May 23, 2019 at 2:46 pm in Bicycle Accidents.

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As a cyclist, you may be interested in knowing where the safer areas to ride are located in the city. The city of Vancouver has a detailed map that lists the various lanes that you can use to make a route that you’re comfortable with. Perhaps sticking to the safer areas will decrease your chances of getting harmed in a bicycle collision because the routes are more defined, protected, and motorists will be more aware in these places.

5 Facts You May Not Know About Vancouver Auto Insurance Laws

Published on May 9, 2019 at 2:52 pm in Car Accidents.

Whether you’ve had your auto insurance policy for years or you’re in the market for a new one, it’s important to understand how Vancouver’s auto insurance laws work. This will ensure you are following your legal obligations and have access to the resources you need in the event you are in a car accident. Let’s take a look as five facts you may not know about auto insurance laws in Vancouver.

How Homeowners Can Prepare for Warm Weather

Published on May 1, 2019 at 6:40 pm in Slip and Fall.

While warmer weather brings thoughts of days lounging in the pool and family picnics, if you’re a homeowner there are things you need to do to prepare your property for the warm weather. When maintaining a home, some owners only think about what needs to be maintained in the wintertime – especially when ice and snow are concerned. Many don’t realize that there are potential hazards that could put visitors in danger in the warmer weather, as well. In order to avoid any premises liability or slip and fall issues, you’ll want to take the following tips into consideration when preparing your home for the warm weather.

Identifying the Signs of Shock After a Car Wreck

Published on Apr 11, 2019 at 2:21 pm in Car Accidents.

When people think about car accident injuries, broken bones, lacerations, and burns often come to mind first. Not every injury is visible, however. Sometimes, the most dangerous injuries are the ones that impact the body and mind from the inside.

Immediately following a collision, it’s possible the people involved could go into a state of shock. This condition can be psychological or physical. While the psychological shock is likely to wear off within a few hours, the physical condition can result in serious complications, medical emergencies, and even death.

Most shock victims aren’t able to identify the signs of the condition themselves, so if you’ve been in a car accident being able to recognize the signs could save someone’s life. To understand the signs and symptoms associated with the condition, you first have to understand the different types of shock the body can go into.

What Other Sports Cause Brain Injuries?

Published on Mar 28, 2019 at 2:34 pm in Brain Injury.

Even a minor brain injury has the potential to completely change the course of a person’s life. While sport-related injuries rarely result in fatalities, sports and other recreational activities account for a significant number of traumatic brain injuries – especially among those between the ages of five and 19.

According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, approximately 46,000 children and teens are diagnosed with concussions in emergency departments every year. The majority of these injuries occur while participating in a sport. While it’s common to associate brain injuries with hockey, there are a number of sports that can pose a risk to players. If you or a family member participates in sports, it’s crucial to understand what the risks are for sustaining a brain injury, and what can be done to reduce the chance of getting hurt.

The Hidden Dangers of Repeated Concussion Injuries

Published on Mar 14, 2019 at 8:22 pm in Brain Injury.

Head injuries are among the most catastrophic because a person’s cognition, motor skills, and memory can be negatively impacted. While it may seem like a minor concussion isn’t a big deal, especially because of how commonly they occur in activities like sports, repeated head injuries can cause life-altering brain conditions and diseases.

Recognizing the hidden dangers of repetitive concussions is important if you or a loved one has sustained multiple injuries. You may be able to seek medical treatments to prevent serious deterioration. If you know you’ve been injured because of someone else’s negligence, our attorneys maye able to help you take legal action.

Why Do Spinal Injuries Rarely Fully Heal?

Published on Feb 28, 2019 at 5:09 pm in Spinal Injuries.

Severe accidents can often result in severe injuries. One of the most devastating is a spinal injury. They can take a long time to recover and sometimes they don’t fully heal. Why do spinal injuries rarely heal? Let’s look at the facts about these types of injuries:

Understanding the Severity of Spinal Injuries

When someone suffers from a spinal injury, the spinal cord experiences trauma and the nerve cells are damaged. Those cells don’t regenerate, meaning that’s it’s highly unlikely someone will fully recover from a serious spinal injury.

It’s important to know that the spinal cord doesn’t need to be severed for damage to occur. The injury can still result in the loss of function.

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