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Abbreviated injury scale

The abbreviated Injury Scale is used to assess the severity of injuries sustained by patients. This scoring system provides a standardized method for evaluating trauma injuries, allowing healthcare professionals to document injury severity more effectively.
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    How does the AIS work?

    The Abbreviated Injury Scale assigns scores to different body regions based on the severity of the injuries. It's commonly used by epidemiologists, medical professionals, and researchers to classify traumatic injuries. The AIS scores range from 1 for minor injuries and 6 for severe or fatal injuries. After testing, an assessment of the patient's medical records, and a thorough physical exam, a score is assigned.


    How Does a Doctor Use the AIS and the ISS to Determine Injury Severity?

    The AIS, combined with the use of the Injury Severity Score, or ISS, allows healthcare providers to accurately determine the severity of injuries sustained by trauma patients.
    The ISS combines the three most severely injured body regions to determine an overall score, indicating the extent of injuries sustained. This scoring system allows for a more accurate assessment of injury severity and can help medical professionals formulate an effective treatment plan.


    How Does an Attorney Ude AIS Data for Insurance claims and Personal injury Lawsuits?

    Personal injury lawyers often utilize the AIS to strengthen insurance claims and personal injury lawsuits. By presenting AIS findings, lawyers can provide concrete evidence regarding the severity of their client's injuries. This information is invaluable when negotiating settlements with insurance companies or presenting a strong case in court.


    How Can the AIS Be Used as Evidence in Accident Claims?

    The AIS is a standardized and widely recognized method used for classifying injuries. When presenting a case in court, the attorney can refer to the AIS assigned to each injury caused by the accident. These scores provide an unbiased assessment of the severity of the injuries, ranging from minor to fatal. By referencing the AIS, a personal injury lawyer is able to demonstrate the impact of the accident on the client's day-to-day life and overall well-being.

    Proving Economic Damages

    AIS findings can be linked to specific past, current, and future medical treatments required to manage the injuries. By presenting the accident victim's medical records and AIS, the personal injury attorney can link the accident and resulting medical expenses. This can strengthen the argument for full compensation.

    Proving Non-economic damages

    The AIS can play an important role in assessing the pain and suffering endured by the accident victim The severity of the injuries can be used as evidence to support a claim for non-economic damages, such as:

    • Pain and suffering
    • Loss of quality of life
    • Loss of enjoyment of life
    • Emotional distress
    • Loss of consortium

    By demonstrating the significant impact on the client's quality of life, the attorney can argue for non-economic damages for the emotional suffering caused by the accident.


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    When you hire a personal injury lawyer at MVP Accident Attorneys, you can rest assured that you’ll receive the compensation you deserve for your injuries and other accident-related damages. Contact us today to learn more


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