Brain injury

Protect Student Athletes from Serious Brain Injury

February 25, 2014

The danger of repeat concussions has been moved to the forefront of discussion involving athletes and injuries and while more schools across the United States are taking a stance against play after concussion students are always removed from the game. In April of 2013 47 states had enacted youth concussion laws that generally require students […]

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How Child Abuse Can Cause Brain Injury

August 7, 2013

Several studies demonstrate that child abuse can cause serious brain damage and lifelong suffering. A number of children and adults have undergone testing to show how people suffer from psychological problems related to childhood abuse, trauma, neglect and sexual assault. Child abuse is nothing new, and it, unfortunately, continues today. Small infants often receive abuse […]

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What to do if you suffer from a Brain Injury as a result of a Car Accident in Florida?

July 30, 2013

A brain injury is one of the most traumatic injuries one can suffer as a result of a car accident. The problem with these injuries is that at times, there are no outwards signs and people tend to ignore them. But, these injuries have a nasty habit of manifesting after some time has elapsed and […]

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Dealing With Traumatic Brain Injuries

June 6, 2013

Traumatic brain injuries affects up to 1.7 million Americans each year. Medical experts also estimate that a half million residents of the UK deal with disability from traumatic brain injuries. These injuries can vary in severity and cause a range of symptoms, including memory problems, speech impairment, mood changes and frequent headaches. Severe TBI can […]

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Treatment Options for Traumatic Brain Injury

April 5, 2013

We often hear, “the world is a dangerous place.” The planet is not only filled with emotional problems and mental stressors, but many physical hazards, as well. While there are a number of dangers faced by individuals living in the world today, the development of a traumatic brain injury is one of the most common. […]

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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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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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Benefits of Hiring Brain Injury Lawyers

July 7, 2012

Brain injury is damage to the brain tissues which may or may not be permanent. The damage again can be accidental or followed by a disease. Trauma due to an accident or diseases such as cancer or Alzheimer’s can cause brain injury. A brain injury lawyer is a legal representative, who helps you to handle […]

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