Did you know? Crashes cause nearly 40 pct of spinal cord injuries

June 12th, 2013 - by DKRPA

An spinal cord injury is typically life-changing. Depending on the type of the injury, where it occurred, and the success of early treatment, such an injury can result in partial paralysis, paraplegia, or quadriplegia. Current statistics indicate that around 12,000 new spinal injuries occur in the U.S. each year and, over a lifetime, those catastrophic […]

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Spinal injury victims’ hand function improved after nerve therapy

December 4th, 2012 - by DKRPA

Spinal cord injuries are absolutely devastating for any victim; but when the damage is done under negligent or wrongful circumstances, the reality of the injury becomes even harder to accept. Many Palm Beach residents have seen car accidents that deal severe spinal injuries to passengers. In some of these cases, the driver was drunk or […]

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Boca Raton spinal cord injury victims may soon have more therapy options

September 8th, 2012 - by DKRPA

Spinal cord injuries are some of the most severe injuries a person can sustain. If damage is done to a person’s spine, they could suffer from full or partial paralysis, and most of the time damage is irreparable. If a person suffers from paralysis, they might have to undergo intense therapy and rehabilitation for the […]

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Paralyzed accident victim partakes in stem cell clinical trials

May 29th, 2012 - by DKRPA

In September of 2010 a nursing student was paralyzed in an auto accident. In April of last year, he volunteered to become the first-ever patient to receive human embryonic stem-cell treatment for his paralysis that was a result of a spinal cord injury he suffered in that car accident. He regained some feelings in his […]

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Epidemic of speeding police officers puts civilians at risk

March 20th, 2012 - by DKRPA

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel recently completed an investigation into the speeding tendencies of state police officers. Data uncovered by the paper showed that 800 officers drove between 90 and 130 miles per hour in one year, and one incident shows the dangers presented by recklessly speeding officers. A 23-year-old man from Orlando, Florida was stopped […]

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Recent accidents, recalls prompt concerns over rental car safety

February 21st, 2012 - by DKRPA

When personal injury lawsuits are mentioned, many of them are centered on a car accident. The case has an at-fault party whose actions caused physical harm to another driver, and that victim is seeking justice in the form of financial compensation. The award in the case reflects one of many factors that the victim experienced, […]

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