Approximately 5.4 million people live with paralysis across the United States. The majority of these cases are caused by illnesses such as strokes and multiple sclerosis. However, traumatic spinal cord injuries cause approximately 27% of paralyses. It is estimated that 38% of spinal cord injuries are caused by motor vehicle…

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Nashua Car Accident Client

A personal injury plaintiff (i.e., someone injured by another person’s negligence) will have three basic categories of damages: medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. And as explained in a previous blog, damages for pain and suffering are typically related to the amount of medical bills a person has…

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New Hampshire’s Answer to Punitive Damages The term “punitive damages” has entered the mainstream, so most non-lawyers are familiar with the definition: essentially, monetary damages awarded by a jury for the purpose of punishing the defendant for egregious wrongdoing. Many people may be surprised to learn that punitive damages are…

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Around 2.5 million people in the United States are injured in car crashes every year, including 30,000 fatalities. New Hampshire generally sees over 100 car accident deaths per year. Many car accidents are caused by rear-end collisions. It is estimated that there are 1.7 million rear-end collisions per year in…

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