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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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  • What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?
    What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?

    A birth injury, also referred to as birth trauma, occurs when a baby endures a physical injury as the result of being born. Birth injuries can occur for a number of reasons, but when it happens due to ...

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  • Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40
    Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40

    We are proud to announce that one of our equity partners, attorney Jordan B. Acker, has been awarded as a “40 Under 40” honoree by Crain's Detroit Business ! According to Crain's Detroit Business , ...

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  • Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan
    Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan

    The Goodman Acker P.C. team is proud to announce that our founding partner, Attorney Barry Goodman , was honored by the State Bar of Michigan with the Distinguished Service Award! To be recognized as ...

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  • Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?
    Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?

    Car insurance is a necessary purchase for any person who drives a car. With a car insurance policy in place, you have a source of financial support in the event that you are injured in a car accident. ...

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  • Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?
    Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?

    In cases of pedestrian accidents , it is very rare that the pedestrian does not sustain the most significant injuries. Drivers who are involved in pedestrian accidents rarely sustain any injuries, and ...

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  • Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?
    Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?

    When you purchase an insurance policy, the rate you pay is determined based primarily on the likelihood that you will be involved in a car accident . Insurance companies base their business model on ...

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  • Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?
    Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?

    When considering how injury victims are compensated, there are many different laws, coverage plans, and other elements that can impact how a case is resolved. In Michigan, drivers who are involved in ...

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  • Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020
    Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020

    An AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell has been the highest peer rating standard in the legal community since 1896. At Goodman Acker P.C., we are pleased to congratulate our founding and ...

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  • Does Zantac Cause Cancer?
    Does Zantac Cause Cancer?

    You’ve likely heard the commotion surrounding the prevalence of cancer-causing ingredients in the popular heartburn medication, Zantac . But do the claims truly live up to the hype? Keep reading to ...

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  • How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?
    How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?

    Through a car accident claim with your auto insurance company, you can receive compensation for your medical bills, repair costs, and other damages. Although your insurance company can be very helpful ...

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