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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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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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Corporations Cutting Benefits as they Ditch the Worker’s Comp System

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Catastrophic Injury on Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Workers’ compensation was founded on the idea that employers owe a duty to injured employees and their families. But now, a lawyer in Texas is helping corporations opt out of the workers’ compensation system and write their own rules on […]

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Who Is Liable for Injuries at a Ball Park?

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Catastrophic Injury on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. Summer is officially here! Among the picnics, barbecues, and Fourth of July celebrations, we have families spending the day at the park or attending a game to support their favorite sports teams. Shea & Shea – A Professional Law […]

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Do I Need an Attorney When Filing a Catastrophic Injury Claim?

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Catastrophic Injury on Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Catastrophic injuries are unlike any other personal injuries. They often result in lasting or permanent impairment, disfigurement, or disability. Whether the victim is suffering from paralysis or severe burns, the consequences can alter the course of their life. If […]

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Family Sues City After Their 7-Year-Old Daughter Sustained Serious Head and Brain Injury While Attending City-Run Summer Camp

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Friday, February 21, 2014. During the summer of 2013, a 7-year-old girl apparently sustained serious head and brain trauma while she was participating in a game at a summer camp run by the City of Fremont. According to reports, the young lady hit […]

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Chinese Teacher Beats Student: Results in Severe Brain Damage

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Personal Injury on Monday, November 5, 2012. Tragedy struck in China, when a preschool teacher lost her temper while punishing a child. According to the Huffington Post this teacher threw a 4 year old preschool student to the floor, kicking her and […]

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