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  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Soft-tissue injury clueless ignorance alert! One of my little joys as a columnist is the delicious opportunity to publically expose ignorance. Don’t we all yearn to have been that keener whose hand shot up, aching to enlighten a clueless classroom [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

With air bags and seatbelts holding our bodies from striking steering wheels and dashboards during car crashes, fractured bones are rare except in the most dramatic of crashes. The vast majority of injuries are to the ligaments, muscles and other [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

I’ve got my hands taped, gloves on, and I’m circling the ring. Up until now I’ve been standing on a soapbox, my words going “out there” without any indication that my swings have been meeting anything of a target. Thanks [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

Does an injury require broken bones to be considered serious? According to the way most people talk, including some insurance adjusters, you might think so. And the media encourage such misperceptions. Listen to, watch or read about car crashes and [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

It was the bright and eager idea of a triathlete in my office to put together a team for last weekend’s muddy, gruelling, obstacle course event at Crystal Mountain.  I have a hard time saying “no” at the best of [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

As I came down the stairs at the office, feeling the bounce of my belly excess, I realized that it was New Year’s resolution time once again. Spending time on the weekend meeting with yet another injured victim of a [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer
women with back and neck ache

It makes sense to want to get to the bottom of why you are still having pain months or a year or more after a crash. You are told by your doctor that it is “just” a soft tissue injury; [...]

  • Published by Paul Hergott, Personal Injury Lawyer

“Good statistics are at the foundation of all sound decision making across society and the economy.”  I pulled that from the website of “Office for National Statistics”, which purports to be the United Kingdom’s largest independent producer of official statistics. By [...]