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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.…

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”…