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October 2016

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What is Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)?

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome also known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy is a progressive pain syndrome that most often affects one of the limbs (arms, hands, legs or feet) after trauma or injury to the limb. Doctors believe that the syndrome is the result of damage or malfunction of the peripheral and central nervous systems. The key symptom is prolonged pain that often is described as burning, electrical, shooting or “pins and needles” sensation..

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Maritime Law Damages

Maritime law protects the rights of injured maritime laborers, including shipyard and harbor crews. Some of the laws and regulations covering sailors and laborers at sea have been around for hundreds of years. All claims must be filed in state or federal court. Seamen are allowed to sue employers and owners of vessels. Seamen have three remedies: (1) maintenance and cure; (2) damages for injuries caused by unseaworthiness of the vessel; and (3) and damages caused by negligence..

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When Does a Pedestrian Have the Right of Way?

A woman was jogging in Pearland this morning when she was hit by a truck. The woman was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Witnesses report the truck had a green light when it struck the woman crossing the street. Under what circumstances does a pedestrian have the right away on the road?

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