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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…

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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…