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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…

New Possible Testing Technique For TBI Diagnosis

Approximately 1.7 million individuals seek medical treatment for a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year in the United States, according to statistics published1 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of those victims, nearly 300,000 are admitted to the hospital for stabilization, treatment, and monitoring, while about 52,000 do not survive their injuries. Because TBI is such a…

TBI in Children

Traumatic brain injuries1 can happen to anyone and can have a substantial effect on victims of any age. However, there are particular issues that may arise in cases of pediatric brain injuries. The Brain Injury Association of America reports2 that more than 560,000 children visit the emergency room and an additional 62,000 children between the ages of 0 and 19…

Common Causes of Brain Injuries

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 1.7 million individuals sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI)1 on an annual basis in the United States. Just as the signs and symptoms of TBI can vary widely from case to case, so can the causes of TBI. Many victims sustain brain injuries in accidents caused by the negligence…

Living with a TBI

While the immediate signs and symptoms of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be severe, dealing with those symptoms is only the beginning of a long struggle for many TBI victims. Unlike other types of injuries, undergoing emergency treatment and rehabilitative therapy does not automatically mean that a victim will fully recover or will ever return back to their “normal”…

TBI Can Lead to Homelessness

A traumatic brain injury (TBI)1 is a catastrophic injury that often results in significant losses for victims. TBI victims can require extensive and ongoing medical treatment and rehabilitative treatment, which can be costly. Additionally, many victims of TBI cannot return to work until they fully recover and some with particularly severe and long-lasting symptoms may not be able to ever…

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Types of Legal Claims That Can Arise From a TBI

Traumatic brain injury (TBI)1 lawsuits can arise out of a wide variety of circumstances and each case will have its own unique legal issues depending on your specific situation. A qualified Tampa brain injury attorney will know how to identify the legal questions and requirements in your particular case. The following are some examples of legal claims that can result…

Brain Injuries Can Cause Accelerated Aging and Increased Mortality Rates

  Severe traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can cause long-lasting symptoms in victims that can result in serious cognitive, emotional, and physical challenges. While some victims of severe TBI never fully recover, minor brain injuries such as concussions have not been recognized until recently to have long-term effects. However, new research indicates that even minor brain injuries can have unseen, long-term…

How Do I Choose an Attorney for My Brain Injury Case?

When you suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI)1 in a motor vehicle collision, fall, or another type of accident, chances are good that you will want to take care in selecting the medical professionals and specialists who will be providing treatment for you. While physical recovery is extremely important, so is financial recovery from the party or parties who were…

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Pedestrians Can Suffer Traumatic Brain Injuries

Almost everyone is a pedestrian at certain times, even if you are simply walking from your parking spot into a building. Though walking is necessary, any time you walk near a roadway with traffic, you risk being involved in a collision. Collisions with a motor vehicle can cause particularly severe injuries to pedestrians since they have little to no protection…