Spinal Injury Cases, Session Two: Common Spinal Injuries - On Demand CLE

Aaron DeShaw

Format: On Demand Program
Sale price$125.00

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In the second session on spinal injury cases, Dr. DeShaw provides information on both common and uncommon spinal injuries so that you and your firm can obtain better outcomes when handling spinal injury claims.

 The following areas will be addressed:

  • Sprains and how they differ from strains
  • Scientific evidence of chronic spinal pain after trauma
  • The myth of symptom resolution within 4–6 weeks
  • Nervous system injuries (CNS, brain, brainstem and spinal cord)
  • Autonomic nervous system
  • Peripheral nerve injuries
    • Nerve root impingement vs. other injury
    • Multiple crush syndrome
  • Disc Injuries
    • Bulge
      • Herniation
        • Protrusion
        • Extrusion
        • Fragmented extrusion/sequestration
      • Stenosis (trauma vs. arthritis)
  • Soft-tissue injuries and how weather changes affect pain
  • Common orthopedic/neurological testing and what it tells you
  • Facet injuries
  • Spinal fractures
  • The effect of spinal degeneration before and after trauma on a claim
  • Ligament injury and spinal instability—how do you tell, and what is the value?

This presentation will help you better understand the types of spinal injuries in the cases you handle, and how to best document and communicate those injuries to insurers for settlement, ADR, or litigation. 

Additional sessions in this series will cover the following topics: 

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On Demand Program: 117 minutes + 24 Minutes of Q&A
Original Air Date: 01/27/2021

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