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Prescription Drugs, Driving, and Traumatic Brain Injuries in Florida

The relationship between driving, prescription drugs, and traumatic brain injuries continues to be complex. Motor vehicle accidents are one of the leading causes of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) across the nation. Florida's latest "Traffic Crash Facts Annual Report" reports that more than 900 crashes in 2016 involved drug use of some sort, not including crashes where both drugs and alcohol…

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Costs of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Florida

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) happens when a jolt or blow to the head causes brain damage. Symptoms of a TBI range from mild to severe; in some cases, a TBI may be fatal. A severe TBI may affect cognitive function, motor function, sensation, and emotions. According to the most recent data collected by the Florida Department of Health, TBIs…

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Protecting Pitchers on the Mound

A line drive ball that travels at more than 80 miles per hour and hits a pitcher in the head can cause a catastrophic brain injury. When it comes to baseball, most of the focus is on a pitcher’s arm, but the real danger on the mound is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Major League Baseball continues to develop solutions…

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10 Signs the Car Accident was More Serious Than You Thought

Brain injuries can occur in even the simplest fender benders. When you were at the scene of the accident, you may have felt perfectly fine. It was just a minor bump! Eventually, you realize that the accident may have been more serious than you initially thought. Sometimes, signs and symptoms of serious head injury show up days or even weeks…

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Recent Study Explores the Link Between Concussions and Multiple Sclerosis

Any time you or a loved one experiences a head injury, panic is the expected immediate response. A blow to the head, whether in a car accident, on a football field, or from a fall, is frightening due to the unknown impact on the brain. While there are several types of traumatic brain injury, a concussion is among the most…

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Mounting Evidence Brain Injuries Increase the Risk of Parkinson Disease and Dementia

A recent study conducted by researchers at the University of California in San Francisco (UCSF) has been making waves in the medical community. The study, spearheaded by assistant professor Raquel Gardner, MD, is titled Mild TBI and Risk of Parkinson Disease: A Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium Study and was published in the journal Neurology in May. Assessing over 180,000…

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Brain Injuries at Birth

Birth injuries are among the most catastrophic of all personal injuries. A baby who is injured at birth begins life with pain, suffering, and physical or mental impairments that can last for a lifetime. When negligence causes a birth injury, the child has important legal rights that must be protected to place the child in the best position possible to…

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Life After a Severe TBI

Some of the worst injuries you can suffer in an accident are invisible. Unlike broken bones, burns, or cuts, you cannot see negative changes to how your brain functions. But traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) often leave victims suffering for months and, in some cases, forever. If you have suffered a severe TBI, unfortunately you may face a long road to…

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Near-Drowning Accidents and Anoxic Brain Injuries

Among Florida’s greatest assets are its coasts, which draw millions of people to sunbathe, swim, snorkel, or scuba dive. Unfortunately, some people can suffer serious brain injuries if equipment malfunctions or they are swept out to sea. If you have sustained an injury while on the water, please contact Dolman Law Group for a free consultation. What Are Anoxic Brain…

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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…