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Researchers May Have Identified Biomarker for Concussion

March 13th, 2014

This article posted today in JAMA Neurology, offers the promise of an objective biomarker for mTBI. Such a biomarker, if its reliability is established, would enable forensic psychiatric, neuropsychiatric and neurologic experts to offer to the trier of fact objective evidence for the presence of a mTBI.   from Psychiatric News Alert, the voice of the American […]

9th Circuit Rules That “Zone of Danger” Sufficient to Justify PTSD Claims

July 1st, 2010

The 9th circuit federal appeals court majority said Tuesday that a previous ruling, and an earlier Supreme Court decision, allow an emotonal damages suit alleging Posttraumatic Stress Disorder by a seaman who was in a negligently operated vessel’s “zone of danger.”

Study Finds Settling Is Better Than Going to Trial

August 8th, 2008

  August 8, 2008 Study Finds Settling Is Better Than Going to Trial By JONATHAN D. GLATER Note to victims of accidents, medical malpractice, broken contracts and the like: When you sue, make a deal. That is the clear lesson of a soon-to-be-released study of civil lawsuits that has found that most of the plaintiffs […]



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