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  • My Newborn Has Acidosis.  Do I Need to Seek Help?
    My Newborn Has Acidosis. Do I Need to Seek Help?

    Doctors throw a lot of highly technical terms around right after a birth, but if you hear the phrase “fetal acidosis” you should listen up. Caused by a lack of oxygen, acidosis occurs when carbonic ...

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  • Periventricular Leukomalacia: Is My Doctor at Fault?
    Periventricular Leukomalacia: Is My Doctor at Fault?

    Giving birth is one of the most emotional and stressful times in any new parent’s life. We all trust doctors, nurses, and assorted specialists to lead us through the process. Unfortunately, these ...

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  • Brain Injury in Babies: White vs. Grey Matter
    Brain Injury in Babies: White vs. Grey Matter

    Brain injuries are some of the scariest to face due to their potential for permanent damage and the long-term results that can be difficult to predict. Signs of brain damage, including irregular MRI ...

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  • More Accurate Concussion Detection Method is in Testing
    More Accurate Concussion Detection Method is in Testing

    Mild traumatic brain injuries (TBI) , which are more commonly referred to as concussions, can cause long-term effects to an injury victim’s behavior and cognitive ability if not properly treated. To ...

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  • Summer Safety: Injuries Caused by Foul Balls at Baseball Games
    Summer Safety: Injuries Caused by Foul Balls at Baseball Games

    Summertime signals the heat of baseball season for dedicated sports fans and casual attendees alike. Many baseball spectators bring along a glove in the hopes of catching a foul ball. The excitement ...

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  • Is the NCAA Responsible for Football Traumatic Brain Injuries?
    Is the NCAA Responsible for Football Traumatic Brain Injuries?

    Football has always been a rough, high-contact sport, but that doesn’t mean the players deserve to suffer brutal, lifelong injuries. Although football has been associated with concussions and ...

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  • Lasting Damage Caused By Brain Injures: What You Need To Know
    Lasting Damage Caused By Brain Injures: What You Need To Know

    The brain is one of the most complex organs of the body, so it should come as no surprise to learn that brain injuries could cause life-altering damage. Brain injuries vary in severity and can include ...

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  • Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries
    Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries

    Traumatic brain injuries aren’t just common, they can also lead to devastating, if not deadly, problems. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 30% of all ...

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  • Understanding Brain Injuries & Car Accidents
    Understanding Brain Injuries & Car Accidents

    Car accidents can be extremely damaging and can result in serious injuries to the driver, passengers, and any pedestrians or bicyclists involved. Some common injuries include spinal injuries, broken ...

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  • Why Wearing a Helmet Can Save Your Life
    Why Wearing a Helmet Can Save Your Life

    Bicycles, when ridden correctly, are an absolutely safe, healthy, and eco-friendly form of transportation. However, in case of accident, they can leave the rider completely devastated with injuries, ...

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  • Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?
    Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?

    As you probably know by now, Michigan has recently undergone a massive change in the way auto insurance works. You must now choose from one of the following protection levels to receive no-fault ...

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  • Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
    Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

    Reverend Wendell and Lady Monica Anthony of Fellowship Chapel have made Thanksgiving Turkey dinner giveaways a tradition for the last 30 years, providing more than 100,000 dinners. This will be ...

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  • Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team
    Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team

    1. Lawsuits : There are now 6 lawsuits in state and federal courts brought by Trump or his allies making allegations of irregularities and fraud in Detroit election procedures, principally the ...

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  • Understanding the Types of Car Accidents
    Understanding the Types of Car Accidents

    And How They Happen // Anytime your vehicle collides with another car or object, you have experienced a car accident . Car accidents can be minor, like bumping into the side of your own parking ...

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  • What Happens After a Hit and Run?
    What Happens After a Hit and Run?

    Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime, but that doesn’t stop some people from doing so. Hit-and-run crashes can be much worse than typical car accidents . With no one to call for help, injuries ...

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  • Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?
    Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?

    Yes, you can get a ticket for not wearing a seatbelt in Michigan. You can even get a ticket if your passenger is not wearing a seatbelt. In 2018 , the state joined the nationwide “ Click It or Ticket ...

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  • School Bus Safety Week
    School Bus Safety Week

    Every third week of October, the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) hosts National School Bus Safety Week. The educational event helps parents, students, teachers, school ...

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  • The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options
    The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options

    As of July 1, 2020, all Michigan drivers and their insurance policies are affected by the state’s new no-fault auto insurance law . It’s important to be aware of how this new law will impact you if ...

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  • Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?
    Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?

    Understanding the rights of passengers following a car accident can be complex. People who were injured in a collision in which passengers were involved often wonder how the expenses of passengers ...

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  • Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues
    Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues

    Being a safe driver involves more than using your turn signals, obeying speed limits, and practicing other safe behaviors while behind the wheel. In addition to these responsibilities, drivers must ...

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