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Brad Pistotnik has authored numerous articles on the law in the area of tractor-trailer accidents and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations (FMCSR) of the Department of Transportation.

The Brad Pistotnik Law Firm has provided the following legal resources.

What does Personal Injury Protection cover? How does PIP help automobile accident survivors recover from their injuries?
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Can technological advances improve the lives of those living with paralysis? What advancements are on the horizon that may help individuals regain control over their limbs and bodies? New technologies are making it possible for some individuals with paralysis to regain some physical functionality…
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How easy is it to recognize the signs of head injury? Is it possible for EMT's and other medical personnel to "miss" these signs and misdiagnose a serious injury as a minor trauma? Head trauma leads to more than 2.8 million visits to the ER, and roughly one in every ten of these results in…
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What impact does a cervical spine injury have on car accident survivors? What makes these injuries more dangerous than other spinal cord injuries? The neck is designed to bend and flex, however, the vertebrae can crack or break when hyperextension, hyperflexion, or excessive rotation occurs. This…
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What knee injuries can occur in an automobile accident? What are the long-term recovery prospects for a knee injury that requires therapy or surgery to heal? Knee injuries are common in automobile accidents and are the result of blunt force trauma that occurs when the knees impact the dash, steering…
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How common are clavicle injuries? How long does it take to heal and will it have any lasting impact on the individual's health? The fact is that clavicle injury is a common injury suffered in automobile collisions. In most cases, the injury requires only minor medical intervention and time to heal.…
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What causes shoulder injuries in the trucking industry? What is the impact of these injuries on the driver's ability to safely operate their vehicle?
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What impact does traumatic brain injury have on car accident survivors? How does brain damage affect the individual's quality of life and ability to work?
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What prosthetic devices are available to those who suffer a hand amputation? Is it possible for an amputee to continue working as a commercial truck driver following an amputation?
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How does a driver know they have suffered a concussion? What are the warning signs and risks of foregoing treatment for the injury? The reality is that a significant number of motorists involved in automobile accidents don't immediately realize  they have suffered a concussion. It is often brushed…
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