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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…

Information Regarding Severe Brain Injuries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports1 that an estimated 2.5 million individuals in the United States required medical treatment for a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a single year. TBI can range from a relatively mild concussion to severe and permanent disabling or even fatal brain damage. While all TBI victims deserve to recover for their losses…

Signs & Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

How Do You Know If You Have a TBI?

Some traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are relatively mild—such as a concussion1—while others are severe and cause immediate and permanent damage. For victims of severe TBIs,2 the fact that they have sustained a serious injury is often immediately apparent and they may even lose consciousness for an extended period of time. In such cases, the brain injury victim is usually transported…

Traumatic Brain Injury Requires Surgery

Brain Injury Can Require Surgery

Accident victims who sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBI)1 can require many different types of treatment. For example, individuals with concussions are often required to rest both physically and mentally and abstain from any activities that may risk a subsequent trauma to the head. In the weeks and months following a brain injury, a victim may require different types of therapy…

Truck accidents can lead to vegetative state (coma)

Traumatic Brain Injury Can Lead To a Vegetative State

Many different types of accidents can cause a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Car accidents, truck accidents, pedestrian accidents, falls, and more can cause a victim to suffer head trauma that damages their brain. TBI can range from a concussion, which can present symptoms for a few days, to moderate TBI, which can cause many challenges in a victim's life, to…

TBI, "Concussion "Will Smith Movie & Brain Injury

Will Smith’s ‘Concussion’ and Its Implications on Sports Safety

New Will Smith Movie Sheds Light on NFL Scandal and TBI's I heard there was a new Will Smith flick coming out dealing with the NFL and brain injuries, and I Googled it, and low and behold, I found just what I was looking for, an article by Ehline Law Firm out in California that was totally on point here.…

Different Types of Concussions

Different Types of Concussions and Their Effects

A concussion is a form of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI),1 though all too often, the effects of a concussion are not “mild” at all. Concussions can have serious signs and symptoms that can have long-lasting effects on a victim's ability to work, succeed in school, or even participate in everyday activities or conversations. Treatment for a concussion is not…

TBI & Brain Damage Severity

Symptoms & Effects of Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) vary significantly from victim to victim. The symptoms of some relatively minor TBIs can last a few days while severe TBI can leave a victim with permanent disabilities. Some brain injury victims have symptoms that affect their lives for more than a few days but do eventually recover over time with the help of rehabilitative therapy.…

TBI May Be Misdiagnosed For PTSD

Following a traumatic accident or incident, a victims may suffer a variety of physical and mental injuries. Two common injuries resulting from auto collisions, falls, explosions, or similarly severe accidents are traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).1 These conditions are each very serious in their own right and can have significantly adverse effects on victims. Differences between…

Proving Negligence In a TBI Case

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1.7 million people in the United States sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) on an annual basis. Many of these TBI victims received their injuries in an accident that occurred due to the negligence of another person, company, or another entity. In such situations, the injured victim has…