Author Archives: Matt Dolman

Risk Factors for Sustaining a Traumatic Brain Injury

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 2.5 million people1 either went to the emergency room, were admitted to the hospital, or died due to suffering a traumatic brain injury (TBI). While TBIs can happen … Continue reading

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What Steps Should You Take After Sustaining a TBI in a Commercial Establishment?

  Going to restaurants, stores, cafes, shops, and other retail establishments is an everyday part of life for many people who live and work in the Tampa area. While the vast majority of these visits are without incident, each day … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Traumatic Brain Injuries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates1 that an estimated 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. Traumatic brain injuries occur when trauma to the head causes injury to the brain resulting in a … Continue reading

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Brain Injuries Can Occur in Swimming Pool Accidents

In the Florida heat, many people head to the swimming pool on a regular basis to stay cool and have some fun. While a day in the sun should be nothing but enjoyable, many individuals unfortunately suffer injuries in swimming … Continue reading

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Whiplash and Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) occur when the brain collides with the skull and suffers damage as a result. This type of injury is, understandably, most often associated with a victim who suffers direct trauma to the head. However, many people … Continue reading

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Defective Sports Equipment can Cause TBIs

Many people in Florida regularly enjoy sports and other recreational activities on a regular basis. Participation in athletic competitions and events can be an excellent way to exercise and meet people with similar interests. In addition, sports play an essential … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Can a Property Owner be Responsible for my TBI?

Of the approximately 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries1 that occur each year, a significant number happen when the victim is on someone else’s property. Traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, are an injury to the brain that causes a disruption in … Continue reading

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TBI Can Require Extensive Therapy

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates[1] that there approximately 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in the United States each year. TBIs can range from “mild” to “severe,” and a concussion is … Continue reading

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Medical Treatment Following a Concussion

Of the approximately 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) that occur in the United States each year, a significant number are categorized as concussions. In fact, the Brain Injury Association of America indicates1 that concussion is the most common form … Continue reading

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