Eight Hundred-Fifty Thousand settlement in a medical malpractice lawsuit for an eight-year old girl who sustained a brain injury due to the negligent medical treatment View More
TASER: an electric shock weapon used by police and other law enforcement to subdue suspected criminals.
tendon: a tough cord of dense connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone.
third-party action: a claim asserted by a defendant, styled a third-party plaintiff, against a person, styled a third-party defendant.
testimony: the oral declarations made by a witness or party under oath.
thoracic: relating to the chest area.
tort: an action or omission, intentional or not intentional, that causes damage or injury to another.
tibial plateau fracture: a fracture which occurs at the top of the shin bone, and involves the cartilage surface of the knee joint.
tinnitus: a buzzing in the ears as a result of hearing damage. Tinnitus is often caused by loud machines or tools in the workplace.
tibia: the inner and larger of the two bones of the lower leg between the knee and the ankle.
tissue: the materials that make up the human body.
transcript: the official record of proceedings in a trial or hearing.
transfer: the removal of a proceeding from the jurisdiction of one court or judge to another.
traumatic brain injury (TBI): injury caused to the brain as a result of sudden trauma to the head which may be a violent blow to the head or a piercing of the skull. Brain damage from injury may not always be immediate.
trial: the formal proceedings of the determination of a legal controversy in court.