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Discovery may make it easier to deliver brain injury treatments

One new scientific discovery may lead to brand new therapeutics for people with traumatic brain injuries in New York and other states. The discovery involves using a peptide to send drugs to brain areas that are injured. Through this discovery, it may be possible for medical providers to deliver brain injury treatments that ultimately limit how extensive the brain damage will get.

Wills, trusts, powers of attorney essential estate plan pieces

Just as saving for college tuition and retirement in the future is important, estate planning remains a critical life-planning step in in New York. Estate plans feature a number of options, including trusts and wills. Other documents in an estate plan can also help beneficiaries to carry out the benefactor's requests.

Premises liability suit filed against Dollar General

A quickly occurring slip-and-fall accident in New York can unfortunately lead to long-term physical and even financial challenges. One man in another state recently claimed that a slip-and-fall accident at a Dollar General store caused him serious injuries. He has thus filed a premises liability lawsuit against the variety store.

Medical malpractice suit filed following knee surgery

A doctor's failure to diagnose a patient's medical condition in New York may unfortunately lead to serious harm to the patient, if not death. One man in another state recently filed a medical malpractice suit against a physician and hospital after they allegedly failed to diagnose an infection. The infection reportedly occurred after the man had knee surgery.

Estate plans featuring wills, trusts provide many benefits

Some New Yorkers avoid estate planning simply due to lack of time, while others simply don't understand its importance. Estate planning, including drafting wills and creating trusts, is a process that involves determining how people would like their assets to be transferred upon their deaths. With an estate plan, a person can formally select who will receive his or her assets, what they will receive and when they will receive them. Estate planning offers several benefits.

Premises liability suit filed against dealership after fall

Sometimes a slip-and-fall accident in New York occurs due to the negligence of the business responsible for keeping up its property. A man in a recent out-of-state case claimed that he suffered injuries in a slip-and-fall accident at a car dealership. He has thus filed a premises liability claim against the dealership.

Vitamins may help in treating brain injury

Brain injury can unfortunately cause people in New York to suffer symptoms such as seizures or concentration problems. There currently is no known cure for traumatic brain injuries. However, researchers recently said that vitamins might actually play a role in the treatment of a traumatic brain injury.

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