Car Accident Back Injury – The Advocates Law

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    A back injury is one of the most persistent and debilitating injuries a person can suffer from an automobile accident. Back injuries run the gamut from low-grade strains to the more severe herniated disks and spinal cord damage, both of which require surgery and extensive recovery periods. If you’ve been in a car accident and feel you may have suffered […]

    Seattle Bike Accident Attorney Facts

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    Seattle ranks third in number of bicycle commuters so it might seem like a bicycle collision here and there is unavoidable. However, many collisions are caused by factors other than the bicyclist. Things like posted speed limit, a car’s failure to yield, whether a motorist was making a left turn, or even the number of street lights can have a […]

    Evaluating Reduction Measures for Pedestrian Accidents

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    Pedestrian accidents happen when a motor vehicle hits someone while they are walking or running. There are many ways to reduce these types of accidents and they can be split into two categories: separating pedestrians and vehicles by time and separating pedestrians and vehicle by space. Time and Pedestrian Accidents Pedestrian-Only Signal At a traffic intersection with active stoplights, pedestrians […]

    CPT Codes and Medical Bills – Advocates Law

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    In a previous article, we discussed ICD codes and their purpose in medical coding. However, there’s another equally important coding system used by multiple medical providers. Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes are used to specify what type of treatment or procedure took place at the time of medical service. History of CPT Codes The American Medical Association (AMA) first developed CPT […]

    DBD Pain Series: Motor Vehicle Collision Upper Back Pain

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    As opposed to lower back and neck pain, upper back pain is often the least most studied pain. Your upper back may be quite a bit more resilient, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be affected in an accident. Vehicle safety has come a long way in helping mitigate upper back injuries. Let’s take a look at the anatomy of […]