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Drunk Drivers Can Cause Serious Traumatic Brain Injuries

Drunk drivers pose a serious public health risk to other people using Florida roadways. In addition, it is a widespread problem, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicating1 that there are 121 million episodes of self-reported drunk driving reported each year. Drunk drivers are at a significantly increased risk of causing an accident, and the accidents in…

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Wrongful Death Claims Arising From Brain Injuries

As reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 1.7 million people sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) on an annual basis.1 Many of these individuals can incur significant losses due to medical costs, lost earning capacity, pain and suffering, and more. Unfortunately, about 52,000 of those TBI victims each year lose even more—their lives. Brain injuries…

Emergency transportation patient to the intensive care unit

Intensive Care Treatment May Be Needed For TBI Victims

Many individuals who are diagnosed with either moderate or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) must remain in the hospital in the intensive care unit (ICU). This is especially the case if the TBI victim is in a coma or another state of unconsciousness. Time in the ICU can be stressful, especially since patients in this area are often in critical…

Stroke (cerebrovascular accident)

Penetrating Brain Injuries Can Be Devastating

Most of the estimated 2.5 million people1 who sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) on an annual basis sustain what is referred to as a “closed” brain injury. This means that no object actually came in contact with the brain but instead that force caused the brain to hit the inside of the skull and cause damage in that manner. However,…

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Anoxic Brain Injuries

Just like any other tissue or organs in the human body, the brain needs a constant supply of oxygen to ensure proper functioning. If the oxygen supply is cut off from the brain for a period of time, a person may experience severe effects. After four minutes without oxygen (anoxia) or with the oxygen supply significantly limited (hypoxia), tissue in…

Stroke ( Cerebrovascular Accident ) . Film X-ray Skull Of Human

Information Regarding Severe Brain Injuries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports1 that an estimated 2.5 million individuals in the United States required medical treatment for a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a single year. TBI can range from a relatively mild concussion to severe and permanent disabling or even fatal brain damage. While all TBI victims deserve to recover for their losses…

Signs & Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

How Do You Know If You Have a TBI?

Some traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are relatively mild—such as a concussion1—while others are severe and cause immediate and permanent damage. For victims of severe TBIs,2 the fact that they have sustained a serious injury is often immediately apparent and they may even lose consciousness for an extended period of time. In such cases, the brain injury victim is usually transported…

Traumatic Brain Injury Requires Surgery

Brain Injury Can Require Surgery

Accident victims who sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBI)1 can require many different types of treatment. For example, individuals with concussions are often required to rest both physically and mentally and abstain from any activities that may risk a subsequent trauma to the head. In the weeks and months following a brain injury, a victim may require different types of therapy…

Truck accidents can lead to vegetative state (coma)

Traumatic Brain Injury Can Lead To a Vegetative State

Many different types of accidents can cause a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Car accidents, truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, falls, and more can cause a victim to suffer head trauma that damages their brain. TBI can range from a concussion, which can present symptoms for a few days, to moderate TBI, which can cause many challenges in a victim's life, to…

TBI, "Concussion "Will Smith Movie & Brain Injury

Will Smith’s ‘Concussion’ and Its Implications on Sports Safety

New Will Smith Movie Sheds Light on NFL Scandal and TBI's I heard there was a new Will Smith flick coming out dealing with the NFL and brain injuries, and I Googled it, and low and behold, I found just what I was looking for, an article by Ehline Law Firm out in California that was totally on point here.…