December 2016 ARCHIVES

Who Can Bring a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in California?

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Wrongful Death on Wednesday, December 7, 2016. A wrongful death claim occurs when someone dies due to the negligence or wrongful act of another individual or entity, and it is considered a civil lawsuit. Every state has its own set of statutes that explain who can […]

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Anoxic vs. Hypoxic Brain Injuries

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Friday, October 21, 2016. Hypoxic and anoxic brain injuries are relatively similar since both are the result of an interruption of oxygen supply to the brain. The difference with hypoxia is the interruption is partial, whereas anoxia occurs when […]

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What Is the Glasgow Coma Scale?

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Thursday, October 6, 2016. The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), which was first published in 1974, is a commonly used method to assess the level of consciousness of patients suffering from an acute brain injury. The scale’s guide measures the […]

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Types and Degrees of Burn Injury

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Burn Injuries on Thursday, September 22, 2016. Considered to be a catastrophic injury, a burn injury can be devastating, often times resulting in long-term damage to the body. The consequences of a burn injury vary depending on the severity of the injury. It is important to […]

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Living With Paralysis After a Spine Injury

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Spine Injury on Friday, September 9, 2016. When someone sustains a spine injury, there is always the possibility of paralysis. This means the spinal cord was damaged and the victim experiences loss of function in some or all of their extremities. The severity of the paralysis […]

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Leading Causes of Concussions

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Friday, August 12, 2016. While any type of injury can be considered serious, there are some that can be more debilitating than others. One of these types of injuries is a traumatic brain injury, such as a concussion. These […]

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ATTORNEY MICHAEL SHEA COMMENTS ON THE POWER OF HIS EDUCATION AT SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Personal Injury on Friday, April 29, 2016. At Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation, our goal is simple: getting successful results for our clients. As a personal injury law firm, we know the experience needed to get these results doesn’t […]

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Michael M. Shea Jr. Authors New Article on Concussions

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Catastrophic Injury on Thursday, February 4, 2016. This week, the San Jose Mercury News featured a new article written by Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation’s Michael M. Shea Jr. The article, entitled “The Value of Obsessing over Concussions,” explores the historical development surrounding the injury […]

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Concussions: Sometimes, Obsessing is Good

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Thursday, January 21, 2016. I read with curiosity and some amount of skepticism the opinion published in the New York Times advising parents to Stop Obsessing Over Concussions. I was surprised to read this from a doctor, when it […]

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Pier 1 Imports Issues Recall of 276K Dangerous Swinging Chairs

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Dangerous Products on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. Swinging furniture has massive appeal for being a comfortable, unique, and relaxing seating solution, but home goods retailer Pier 1 is now recalling more than 276,000 chairs and stands in the U.S. and Canada after numerous reports of fall injuries. The […]

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