If you think you've received a missed meningitis diagnosis, contact The Trial Law Offices of Bradley I. Kramer, M.D., Esq.
Without a doubt, meningitis is scary! In general terms, it’s an inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spine; both of which are very sensitive areas of the human body. Usually, a bacterial or viral infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spine causes the swelling.   In either case, if left untreated,...
Spinal cord injuries have a profound effect on the lives of injured people and their families. Besides the physical and emotional toll that these injuries take, the financial costs of living with a spinal cord injury (SCI) are substantial. Most families cannot handle these costs by themselves; that is why personal injury lawsuits after an...
A burn injury is often the result of underlying negligence. Whether the burn is the result of carelessness, or can be traced back to the negligence of a product’s manufacturer or business’ policies, the root cause of most burns can be traced back to someone other than the victim. When a burn is caused by...
It is human nature to want to help people in an emergency. Whether you stumble upon an injured person or witness an accident, most people feel the need to help out in any way possible. For the average lay person without medical training, attempting to help someone who is injured is a scary prospect. While...
A catastrophic injury has a devastating emotional and financial impact on a person’s entire family. Unlike a broken arm or leg which will heal in time, catastrophic injuries are usually permanent, and will affect an injured person for the rest of his or her life. The lawsuits that follow catastrophic injuries are also different than...
We all know drinking and driving don’t mix, but what happens when you mix drinking with the simultaneous use of alcohol and marijuana?   According to a study published earlier this year in the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, when teenagers combined alcohol with marijuana, the risks of unsafe driving were significantly higher,...
It’s understandable that severe traumatic brain injury can lead to brain damage, but what about mild traumatic brain injuries, which often result from common accidents such as motor vehicle accidents that happen at a slow speed? According to a recent study published in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, it turns...
Everyone knows the difference between a concussion and a neck injury, right? After all, concussions affect the head while neck injuries affect the neck. It seems pretty clear, but if you were diagnosed with a concussion and the symptoms you’re experiencing persist over several months, you might actually be suffering from a neck injury. A...
Although we don’t have a professional football team (yet!) to cheer on, that doesn’t mean Los Angelenos don’t love there football. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. College and high school football teams make the sport a favorite past time for many of our residents. As these fans are likely aware, a number of former...
With all of the cars on the road, and the many tired/unhappy/road-rage filled drivers behind their wheels, it comes as no surprise that Los Angeles has a record-setting number of car accidents each year. Some of the car accidents are minor fender benders that result in no bodily injuries, but others are much more serious...
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