Traumatic brain injuries can have far-reaching impacts in many different areas of your life. While prompt treatment is crucial to the recovery process, there is no guarantee that early detection and medical treatment will result in a full recovery. Your ability to recover will vary based on the specifics of your injury.
It's important to understand that there is no "typical" brain injury patient. Every head injury is unique and results in different symptoms. Therefore, any discussion of the long-term impacts of a traumatic brain injury must be framed as "potential" impacts. Your long-term prognosis will...Read More
Losing a loved one is always tragic. When this death was needlessly caused by the negligence of another, it becomes even more devastating. At the Jensen Phelan Law Firm, P.C., we understand that you have a lot to process right now while you cope with the loss of your loved one, and seeking compensation is probably the farthest thing from your mind. However, recovering the compensation you deserve after a wrongful death can help your family get through this difficult financial time in your lives.
We've prepared the following quiz to help you determine whether you may have a valid wrongful death case. We...Read More
The holiday season can be a great time to celebrate with family and friends. Between holiday parties, family gatherings, days off from work and New Year's celebrations, there will be plenty of opportunities to participate in the revelry. However, there is also a darker side to these holiday celebrations -- they're associated with a significant spike in car accidents, mostly due to an increase in drunk driving.
According to the U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, drunk driving is a factor in approximately 40% of all traffic fatalities between Christmas and New Year's. In addition,...Read More
The “golden” years are often glamorized, leading many to picture a sunny spot in Arizona where the months fly by as men and women enjoy their well-earned retirement. Yet, many men and women in their late 60s and older are more vulnerable than you may realize. Aging adults have lived independent lives for decades, but it doesn’t take much to lose that freedom. Many elders are...Read More
Hiring a caregiver or putting your loved one in a nursing home is a tough decision to make. If you're aware of the statistics surrounding elder abuse in nursing homes and at the hands of caregivers, this choice becomes even more difficult. Our lawyers at the Jensen and Phelan Law Firm, P.C. specialize in elder abuse...Read More
Elder abuse and neglect occurs all too frequently to vulnerable adults in every U.S. state, and while there are laws in place to protect aging adults, many cases of abuse go unreported. The perpetrators of this awful crime are mostly like to be the spouses, adult children or other family members, but a large amount of elder abuse and neglect is...Read More
Pharmaceutical companies have a responsibility to consumers to make sure they’re selling a safe, effective medication or medical device. Drugs are put through rigorous testing and clinical trials before they’re allowed on the market. However, some drug manufacturers know how to “cheat” the system to turn a larger profit at the...Read More
Wrongful death lawsuits can be brought for numerous reasons such as a death caused by an auto accident, medical malpractice or a dangerous product. These claims can be filed by a surviving family member or the deceased person’s estate and require extensive documentation to prove negligence or intentional harm occurred. Our attorney...Read More
Hundreds of products are recalled each year because they’ve caused severe injuries or death, but how do these products make it onto the shelves in the first place? And, why aren’t they recalled right away following an accident that caused irreparable harm to the consumer?
FDA-regulated products—be they dangerous medical devices...Read More