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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…