As immigration applications continue to be subject to a seemingly always-increasing level of scrutiny, and as approval rates have declined, someone considering whether to apply for an immigration benefit (and invest not-insignificant sums in the application) should consider the question of how much discretion an individual examiner has to deny applications that meet all of the legal requirements for approvability.
One of the most common types of automobile accidents in the United States is the classic rear end collision. These accidents occur when the front end of one car hits the rear end of another. This type of collision is often times referred to as a “whiplash accident” because a whiplash-type of spinal injury is a very common injury resulting from this type of accident.
Paralysis is a devastating injury. Those injured must cope with an entirely new life. Paralyzed individuals usually cannot work in the same capacity as they did before their injury, and they oftentimes face overwhelming and ongoing medical expenses as well as physical and emotional distress.