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Understanding the Primary Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries

The brain is the body's most complex organ, and when it is injured, the effects can be significant. No two brain injuries are alike, and the type of injury, the force associated with the injury, and the individual's health history and resiliency can play a major role in the extent of injury and recovery. The following considers the primary types…

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Brain Injuries at Work

Brain injuries can happen on the job or anywhere and they are one of the most serious types of injuries that you can suffer. Brain injuries can also be difficult to definitively diagnose and the course and extent of the recovery process is often uncertain for a period of time. The most common signs of brain injury include altered behavior,…

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Why Concussions from Soccer Are Worse for Children

Soccer is largely considered to be a no-contact sport and many parents are drawn to that fact when they encourage or allow their children to play. Increasingly, however, soccer studies are giving parents of soccer players bad news: playing soccer can do serious brain damage to young players. The worse news is that such brain damage can often affect children…

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How a TBI Can Keep You from Earning a Living

After the pain has stopped and after medical treatment has ended for a traumatic brain injury (TBI), some people find that they still cannot successfully return to the life they once had. One of the more lasting effects of a TBI is that a victim may not be able work at the same job or even work at all. TBI…

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The Long-Term Effects of Multiple Concussions

Although most concussions and other mild traumatic brain injuries completely resolve themselves relatively quickly, the effects of multiple concussions can be significant and can lead to long-term cognitive and physical deficiencies. The long-term effects of concussions - like brain injuries of all kinds - do not always follow a predictable course. Nonetheless, multiple concussions have long been thought to contribute…

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The Basics of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries,1 or TBIs, are brain injuries caused by trauma (either internally or externally) to the victim’s head. The trauma associated with closed-head TBIs causes the brain to move around inside the head and make direct contact with the front and/or the back of the victim’s skull. This movement causes damage to the brain’s neurons and axons (i.e. the…

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Brain Injuries at Construction Sites

Construction sites are dangerous places for both workers and for passersby. However, it is necessary to have construction sites to build structures and improve roads and buildings. Injuries do happen at these sites and one of the most common injuries is a traumatic brain injury, commonly known as a TBI. What is a TBI? A TBI occurs when tissue in…

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Long-Term Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Guest post by berkmyer.com Many different accidents such as car crashes, sports injuries, and falls can result in traumatic brain injuries (TBIs).1 A TBI happens when damage occurs to the tissue of the brain, usually due to trauma. Brain injuries can range from mild (like a concussion) to very severe and even fatal. While mild TBIs often resolve with a…

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Severe TBIs Can Cost Victims Millions of Dollars

Millions of people are affected by traumatic brain injuries1 (TBIs) each year. These injuries can occur for a variety of reasons, including car accidents, truck accidents, slip and falls, sports accidents, and many others. When their injuries are severe, brain injury victims can often incur medical expenses that are well beyond what they would be capable of paying out of…

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Potential Complications Of a TBI

If you have been involved in an accident that resulted in a traumatic brain injury, the complications can be numerous and life-changing. Complications can range from having a difficulty in communicating to depression to being in coma. Under Florida law, if you have sustained a traumatic brain injury after an accident you may be entitled to money damages to compensate…