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Brain Injury Claims Lawyers Legal Advice from Solicitors in Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh etc), England (London, Manchester, Birmingham etc), Wales (Cardiff), Republic of Ireland (Dublin, Limerick), Northern Ireland (Belfast) and beyond to share their great legal knowledge and expertise to help people understand the practicalities of making and defending a personal injury claim.

NFL Changing Their Head Injury Rules: Too Late?

May 2, 2013

All athletic activities – but high-impact sports, in particular – carry a risk of severe injury during a game. None quite reach the same level of danger as American Football… except perhaps rugby. A sport where strength and muscle is championed in a gladiatorial manner, it’s hardly surprising that during an American Football game – […]

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Recent Notable Brain Injury Lawsuits

April 3, 2013

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is sudden damage to the brain caused by an outside physical force. It causes impaired cognitive and/or physical functioning, and can manifest through many different medical conditions. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are an estimated 5.3 million people in the United States suffering from TBI. Many […]

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Taking a Closer Look at Concussions

February 20, 2013

Not every traumatic brain injury results in debilitating injuries. Victims commonly experience mild brain trauma as a result of falls, automobile accidents, and sports accidents. These injuries ordinarily require little in the way of rehabilitation. However, repeated injuries can result in serious harm and the mild nature of concussions makes some parties dismiss their importance. […]

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Statistics of Birth Defects Caused by Medication the Mother Took During Pregnancy

January 22, 2013

A birth defect is when a baby is born with a physical, mental, structural or biochemical abnormality. Birth defects can be caused for a variety of reasons, including the mother’s exposure to certain chemicals, genetic reasons, or hormonal reasons. However, a very serious and little known reason for birth defects can be the medication a […]

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Motorcycle Accident Stats 2012

January 1, 2013

Motorcycle accidents are a growing concern as the number of people opting for motorcycles as opposed to cars increases. Motorcyclists are at a huge risk while on the road, as their vehicles offer less stability than cars, they have less protection, and they are less visible while on the road. In fact, most motorcycle accidents […]

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Most Common Wrongful Death Accidents

December 31, 2012

According to prominent legal reference source Duhaime.org, wrongful death suits are filed by the entitled legal survivors of an individual who has died due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another. The suit aims to compensate the victim’s surviving family and/or spouse for the death, and usually includes some type of compensation associated with the […]

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How to Handle a Brain Injury Lawsuit When Your Cognitive Ability is Impaired

December 25, 2012

Cognitive ability refers to the way a person reacts and processes things which are going on around them – basically, it is one’s ability to think. Cognition is used in almost everything a person does from moving their hand to answering questions on a hard test. Cognitive ability involves the following functions:       […]

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Injured on a Defective ATV: What Are My Options?

December 19, 2012

All Terrain Vehicles, more commonly known as ATVs or four-wheelers, have become increasingly popular over the last decade, especially among children, teenagers and novice adult riders. The fact that these vehicles are often marketed without adequate safety and warning information or sufficient operator instructions has added to the number of accidents involving their use. While […]

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High School Football and Traumatic Brain Injuries

December 18, 2012

Anyone who watches football on a Sunday afternoon knows that it is a sport where brain injuries are common. What many people don’t know is that high school athletes are just as at risk for these injuries. Any contact sport comes with the risk of traumatic brain injuries, and it isn’t just males who are […]

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Brain Injuries: Understanding Diffuse Axonal Injury (DAI)

November 24, 2012

Traumatic brain injuries are never an easy thing to deal with, both for the person who suffers such an injury and their loved ones. Even more difficult, however, is brain trauma that results in a diffuse axonal injury, or DAI. People who suffer a diffuse axonal injury may face special challenges that others will not, […]

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