Category: Accident Injuries

Can Stenosis Be Caused By A Car Accident?

First off, what is spinal stenosis? Spinal stenosis is the narrowing or tightening of the spinal canal. The spinal canal is a long tunnel running through the center of the spine, which contains the spinal cord and the nerve roots. When this canal is narrowed, the spinal cord and the nerve roots may be compressed. … Continued

Category: Accident Injuries
Published: 02/14/11

Are Disc Protrusions Caused By Car Accidents?

Are you suffering from pain in your back or neck after a car accident? If this is the case, then you should see your doctor right away! They will help you figure out what is causing your pain. After running a few tests, your doctor may say that you have a disc protrusion. This type … Continued

Category: Accident Injuries
Published: 02/10/11

Bone Fracture Types

When you are injured in an accident, you may have a broken bone. Doctors use many terms to describe these breaks and fractures. What do these terms really mean? First, we’ll start with the basics. Bones and fractures Many already know this, but what is a bone and fracture? Bones are rigid organs that form … Continued

Category: Accident Injuries
Published: 02/08/11

What is Spondylolysis?

What is Spondylolysis? Spondylolysis is a defect in the connection between vertebrae or the bones that make up the spinal column. The defect can lead to small stress fractures and weaken the bones that slip out of place. Many people with spondylolysis do not feel any symptoms and don’t even know that they have this … Continued

Category: Accident Injuries
Published: 01/28/11

Can MRIs Hurt Your Kentucky Accident Case?

You have been in a car accident in Kentucky, and you were seriously injured. Severe back pain has been bothering you for days. Your fingers are numb and tingling. There is radiating pain running into your arms and legs. You’ve seen a doctor and they believe that you may have a herniated disc and has … Continued

Category: Accident Injuries
Published: 10/19/10

Is Tim Tebow Concussion Similar To An Automobile Accident?

What does Tim Tebow have in common with victims of rear end automobile accidents? After Saturday, September 26, 2009, the answer is concussion and whiplash. If you are a football fan, you have seen the tragic and scary footage of the tackle and injury to Florida Gator quarterback, Tim Tebow. Tebow was sacked by Kentucky … Continued

Category: Accident Injuries
Published: 09/30/09

Whiplash Injuries Are Difficult To Prove

One of the most common car accident cases that The Schafer Law Office handles is whiplash injuries. Whiplash injuries are also referred to as soft tissue injuries or a sprain/strain. These are the most difficult cases to prove in a Kentucky court. Kentucky accident victims suffering from these injuries are hurt, in pain and the … Continued

Category: Accident Injuries
Published: 04/29/09