With summer in full swing and the current difficulties of being indoors, many of us are eager to spend more time outside. But getting out for a stroll is becoming an increasingly risky past-time. So risky in fact that the number of pedestrians killed in traffic has risen sharply, hitting an alarming three-decade high. 6,283 pedestrians were killed and around 137,000 injured in 2018.
There is a significant pleasing joy that I get when I’m sitting with my case research and I’m anticipating opposing counsel’s next move and then I preemptively respond before he makes his next move. It is quintessential chess, and for me that’s what makes me work long hours. Not to pay the bills, but to have a mastery of litigation.
“I respect the law and I trust my skill.”
Mr. Willie G. Johnson, Jr.
Just as COVID has advanced telemedicine to where it has now been approved by Medicare and thereby nearly all private health insurance under the President’s 1135 waiver authority and the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, our legal authority to work remotely has also been advanced due to the Judicial Council of California’s response to COVID.
In this Concussive Brain Injury webinar replay Dr. Nathan Zasler, who is subspecialty certified in brain injury medicine and an internationally known expert in the field of brain injury, reviews current concepts and limitations regarding:
– Concussive brain injury classification
– Treatment and outcomes
He also discusses some of the confounds that lawyers should be aware of in the context of examining cases of claimed concussive brain injury and has provided several articles that were mentioned during the webinar.
What is Quantitative Pupillometry?
It’s a quick, noninvasive, method of analyzing changes in pupil size that may indicate signs of brain injury much quicker, and less costly, than other methods – it may become a handy tool for helping to determine if your clients have also sustained a TBI even if there are no obvious signs of a brain injury.
QP is becoming more common and only takes approximately 2 minutes to administer.
Medical Funding is provided by a medical funding company that may purchase medical bills, often associated with a plaintiff involved in a personal injury case, from a medical provider at an agreed upon rate.
Otherwise, what is an attorney to do if their uninsured or underinsured plaintiff needs medical help, but they are not able to find a medical provider who will accept a medical lien to provide the needed services?
What is Medical Funding?
In its simplest form, medical funding is a service that is offered by a medical funding company where medical bills associated with a personal injury case can be purchased from a medical provider who may not want to hold a lien and have to wait for a legal case to settle before they are paid.
Watch this recorded webinar with Dr. Nathan Zasler, founder, CEO and CMO of the Concussion Care Centre of Virginia and Tree of Life Services, where you’ll learn about the changing healthcare environment and how it is impacting TBI care.
Specifically, neurorehabilitation across the severity spectrum, focusing on the importance of specialized post-acute transitional and long-term services for those with more complex or catastrophic acquired brain injuries.