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Traumatic Brain Injury FAQs

At Dolman Law Group, we field questions all the time from people who have suffered a concussion and are concerned about whether it is a serious injury. To help clear up some confusion surrounding traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), we’ve collected some of the most common questions and their answers. Is a Concussion a Traumatic Brain Injury? Yes. Concussions are one…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Result in a Coma

Before discussing traumatic brain injuries and their effects, it is important to answer the question on everyone’s mind: What is a “traumatic brain injury,” and is there such a thing as a non-traumatic brain injury? According to the Mayo Clinic, a “traumatic brain injury” is an injury to your brain and/or head as the result of a traumatic event, such…

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How a Severe Brain Injury Can Cause Mental and Emotional Issues

Brain injuries are among the most difficult accident-related injuries to endure because they’re so closely related to their sufferers’ emotional and psychological well-being. Such injuries are known as traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Concussions are a mild form of TBIs.TBIs, because they affect the brain, can also be extremely serious. Even a mild TBI can lead to significant mental and emotional…

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Brain Injuries and Medical Bills

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) sustained in an accident can have very serious and sometimes permanent consequences associated with them. These injuries may also require a tremendous amount of medical treatment in order to correct or reduce. Statistics show that approximately 1.5 million Americans suffer from traumatic brain injuries on a yearly basis. This equates to one traumatic brain injury every…

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Do Concussions Affect Females Differently than Males?

A concussion is a serious injury that can impact the victim’s memory and language skills, particularly when someone suffers more than one concussion in their lifetime. Perhaps nothing has raised the visibility of the dangers of concussions more than the plight of professional football players in the NFL. Although concussions are serious injuries for men, they carry perhaps greater consequences…

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What Parents Should Know About Youth Sports and Concussions

You’ve probably heard a lot in the news lately about the prevalence of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in football players. Athletes and others with a history of repetitive brain trauma, such as concussions, develop this degenerative brain disease. As a result of recent studies, some parents have begun to turn their children away from high-impact sports such as football. So…

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Is a Concussion Serious Enough to Take Legal Action?

Traumatic brain injuries are classified in three different ways: mild, moderate, and severe. A severe brain injury can result in a coma and permanent disabilities and moderate brain injuries often require supervision and a recovery period that can last months. On the other hand, the symptoms of a mild brain injury often clear up on their own within a few…

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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…