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Can a Traumatic Brain Injury Affect My Financial Security?

  Yes, in many cases a traumatic brain injury1 can have significant financial consequences and could have a substantial impact on a person’s financial security. As a result, anyone who has sustained a traumatic brain injury should retain legal counsel as quickly as possible. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates2 that an estimated 1.7 million people sustain…

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Concussion Tests Can Play a Large Role in Recognizing Traumatic Brain Injuries in Athletes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports1 that approximately 1.3 and 3.8 million recreation and sports-related mild traumatic brain injuries occur each year. A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is an injury to the brain that results in a disruption in normal function. Participation in sports is among the leading causes of TBI, and under certain circumstances, people…

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Litigating a Traumatic Brain Injury Case Requires Significant Resources

Approximately 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.1 Traumatic brain injuries, often referred to as “TBIs,” often leave their victims with significant physical, mental, and emotional problems. Even mild TBIs can leave victims with headaches, memory problems, difficulty concentrating, and an inability to work…

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What Kinds of Damages Are Available After a TBI Injury?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)1 can be very costly for victims. If you suffered a TBI due to the negligence of another party, you have the legal right to seek damages2 for all of your related losses. The following are examples of types of losses requested in TBI cases: Medical bills Medical expenses following a traumatic brain injury can be overwhelming…

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Sustaining a TBI Out-of-State – Frequently Asked Questions

  Accidents can happen anywhere, and in some cases may be more likely to occur when we are familiar with our surroundings. Traumatic brain injuries1 are a type of injury that occurs when a blow or jolt to the head results in a disruption in the way the brain normally functions. They can occur in a number of ways, but…

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How Can a Clearwater Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney Help Me?

Traumatic brain injuries,1 or TBIs, are among the most serious type of injury that a person can sustain. They can occur during virtually any physical activity, ranging from walking down the sidewalk to participating in contact sports. TBIs occur when a bump, blow, or jolt to the head results in a disruption in the way the brain normally functions. According…

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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 to anyone, certain factors often put individuals at a higher risk of suffering a brain injury than others. The following…

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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 individuals sustain injuries while visiting property owned and managed by others. While in many cases, these injuries involve little more…

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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 disruption of normal function. The most common kinds of TBI with which most people are familiar is a concussion. While…

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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 pool accidents. As reported1 by the United States government's pool safety agency, over 5,000 people suffer injury or die in…