Videos

The following videos are from Savannah’s Talking Law TV and present general information on various topics within personal injury law. Videos are presented interview style with Attorney Gene Brooks discussing medical injuries, psychological injuries and an overview of automobile accidents, including answering viewer questions.

 

BRAIN INJURY

Attorney Gene Brooks delivers a basic overview of the various regions of the human brain and how injuries to different areas can cause a variety of impairments, including reduced judgment functions, personality changes, loss of vision and even reduced respiration.

(part of the Talking Law TV series, total running time 9 min, 22 sec)

Spinal Injury

Attorney Gene Brooks delivers a basic overview of the spinal cord and how injuries can cause a variety of impairments, including limited range of motion, nerve and nerve root damage, herniated discs, pinched nerves, bulged discs, loss of sensation and loss of motor ability).

(part of the Talking Law TV series, total running time 10 min, 01 sec)

Knee Injury

Attorney Gene Brooks delivers a basic overview of the human knee and how injuries can cause a variety of impairments. Talk covers basic anatomy and how legal issues, rehabilitation and financial recovery are handled by workers’ compensation or through the tort system.

(part of the Talking Law TV series, total running time 7 min, 53 sec)

Psychological Injury

Attorney Gene Brooks delivers an overview of psychological injuries, or injuries to the mind. Discussion surveys the difference between an organic (physical) injury to the brain versus a psychological injury such as post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

(part of the Talking Law TV series, total running time 9 min, 24 sec)

Auto Accidents

Attorney Gene Brooks shares the basics of what happens to a person who’s involved in a car accident. From calling 9-1-1 at the scene to the police citation that establishes who will be charged for the accident, discussion moves from the initial incident, through Recorders Court and on to State Court and/or civil litigation.

(part of the Talking Law TV series, total running time 8 min, 21 sec)

Auto Accidents – Viewer Questions

Attorney Gene Brooks answers viewer questions about auto accidents. Discussion covers topics such as uninsured or under-insured motorists coverage, the “sudden-stop” defense, and legal complications when there is no incident report.

(part of the Talking Law TV series, total running time 8 min, 49 sec)

Shoulder Injuries — U of California

The shoulder is the most dynamic joint in the body. Although it has great capabilities, it is also susceptible to injury. Dr. Brian Feeley discusses common shoulder problems, including shoulder dislocations, biceps injuries, rotator cuff tears, and shoulder arthritis. Review the ‘state of the art’ in the diagnosis, management and treatment of shoulder problems, and learn what is new in shoulder research at UCSF and across the US. Recorded on 02/18/2014. Series: “UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine presents Mini Medical School for the Public” [4/2014] [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 27889]

Personal Mediation Process

Pain and Suffering Symptoms

Emotional distress is another big factor to consider in your personal injury claim. Working this type of suffering into your claim, and proving it, isn’t always easy. But psychological symptoms can be just as real as physical symptoms, and they deserve to be compensated.

5 Factors that Affect Your Settlement

Personal injury damages don’t always get paid in full. There are several factors which can decrease your final payout. Learn how these factors affect your settlement so you can address them when negotiating with the adjuster.

How to Deal with an Insurance Adjuster (Fierce Negotiation)

The adjuster’s style of negotiating will likely differ from your own. Many factors can influence your communications. Remember, you have a lot riding on this claim, but to them you’re just another file to close. Learn more in this video tutorial.