A new study published in the September, 2014 edition of the journal “PLOS ONE”, offers further support for the existence of a connection between suffering a brain injury at a young age and a variety of serious problems, including behavioral problems.  While studies have long noted a variety of long term consequences, including variations in

An 87 year old woman, who lived independently, fell at home and suffered a dislocated shoulder. After three days in the hospital, she was sent to a nursing home for short term rehabilitation of that shoulder and was then supposed to go home. Instead, over the course of a 94 day admission, the client lost over 20 of her 110 pounds, developed large stage IV wounds – and then suffered through 9 debridements, two bone shavings, the application of a wound vac and a diversionary colostomy – that eviscerated and lead to the need for her bowels to be manually re-inserted back into her abdomen. All of this was too much for her – and she suffered a very painful death.
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In a previous blog post, attorneys David M. Schmid and Evan J. Lide, members of the firm’s Personal Injury Group, co-authored an article titled “Don’t Text and Drive” published in U.S. 1. On Tuesday, August 13th, Mr. Schmid and Mr. Lide will be guests on WDVR FM 89.7 and 91.9’s Stepping Stones program hosted by Hilary Murray to discuss the article. The program begins at 5:00 PM EST.
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Tyler Tomlinson, Shareholder in Stark & Stark’s Accident & Personal Injury Group, was featured in the article Volunteer turn out, Byers’ Choice Kicks in $25k to help save Kids Castle in The Reporter on January 6, 2013. The article discusses the community movement to save Kids Castle, a large and incredible playground in Doylestown, PA which is in need of being restored and maintained. Tomlinson is the Save Kids Castle community liaison who helped coordinate this fundraiser.
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Albert M. Stark, Shareholder in Stark & Stark’s Accident & Personal Injury Group, was featured in The Trentonian newspaper for his recent honor of being presented with the prestigious Michael J. Nizolek Award for Service by the Mercer County Bar Association at its annual Foundation Dinner Dance last month.
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Arthur Kravitz, Shareholder in Stark & Stark’s Workers’ Compensation Group, was quoted in the April 6, 2012 Lawyers.com article, The Privacy Dangers in Workers’ Comp. The article discusses the fact that when someone is injured at work, their privacy, in relation to their medical history and personal life, is often times invaded by insurance companies looking for evidence that can be used to deny their workers’ compensation claim.
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