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Who Is at Risk of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) have become a pervasive problem in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 1.7 million Americans sustain a TBI every year. 52,000 of these injury victims die. TBIs are a contributing factor in nearly one third (30.5 percent) of all injury-related deaths in the United States. And while nearly…

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Birth Injuries and Effects on the Brain

Birth injuries occur to an alarming number of infants born in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than twenty-three thousand infants died in 2015 alone. Many more children suffered permanent physiological damage as the result of birth injuries. Brain injuries are among the most devastating of all birth injuries. Many of these injured…

Brain Injury FAQ’s

According to the Centers for Disease Control[1] and Prevention, as many as 1.4 million Americans suffer a brain injury on an annual basis. Brain injuries can be caused by anything from a car accident to a fall in the shower to a sports-related accident at school. If a loved one has sustained a brain injury, there are some general terms…

TBI May Be Misdiagnosed as PTSD

Following a traumatic accident or incident, victims may suffer a variety of physical and mental injuries. Two common injuries resulting from auto collisions falls, explosions, or similarly severe accidents are traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These conditions are each very serious in their own right and can have significant adverse effects on victims. Differences between TBI…

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Brain Injuries from Birth: Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Especially in infant children, early onset or in utero brain injuries can be hard to diagnose, and even if they are diagnosed, it can be nearly impossible to tell how the injury will manifest in the life of a child. Typically, brain injuries present from birth occur as the result of lack of oxygen during the birthing process, which is…

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What You Didn’t Know About Traumatic Brain Injuries

If you fall and break your arm, the symptoms and limitations you will experience as a result of that break are relatively clear-cut; you will be in pain and unable to use your arm for a few months. When it comes to traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), however, the symptoms, diagnosis, and limitations experienced as a result can be vastly different…

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The Myths of Traumatic Brain Injuries

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is any traumatic damage dealt to the brain by an external force. The most common causes of TBIs are motor vehicle accidents, slip/trip, and falls, and propelled or falling objects colliding with one’s head. It’s also possible for self-inflicted traumatic brain injuries to occur, such as someone standing up too fast and banging their head…

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Injured Brains May Age Faster

People who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) often experience many different signs and symptoms that may present numerous challenges for work, school, or everyday living. While these symptoms may be relieved with time and rehabilitation may help a victim to return to normal life, there still may be long-term effects of the brain injury that are not as…

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Brain Injuries Caused by Nonfatal Drowning – Who is Liable?

Near drowning incidents are not just scary - they can also cause serious brain damage which is often irreversible. If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury - whether by near drowning or other causes - you may have legal rights which must be vigorously defended. Contact an experienced brain injury attorney as soon as possible after…

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Brain Injuries Can Occur in a Variety of Ways

Of all the human organs which can be injured, the brain is the most susceptible to trauma and can cause the most severe symptoms after an accident. There are many ways in which the brain can be injured. Regardless of the mechanism of injury, a victim of brain trauma has a legal right to be compensated for his or her…