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Feb 4, 2020

What’s The Difference Between a TBI and a Concussion?

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The brain is one of the most complex areas of the body. Any injury it sustains can lead to a lifetime of complications, affecting the victim both cognitively and physically. Although modern medicine continues to make great strides in understanding the brain and how it works, much about brain injuries still remains a mystery. A traumatic brain injury [...]

Nov 26, 2019

Can a Traumatic Brain Injury Lead to Hearing or Vision Loss?

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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most severe injuries that can occur to an accident victim. These brain injuries often develop when a person’s head hits an object, such as the windshield or headrest in a vehicle during a car accident, or a hard surface in a slip and fall accident. Injuries to the brain [...]

Sep 17, 2019

TBI in Children Caused Often By Common Everyday Products

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Children and adolescents are particularly susceptible to sustaining traumatic brain injuries (TBI). In the U.S. every year, 700,000 children under the age of 19 are diagnosed with TBI. This represents a large percentage of the 1.7 million TBI patients diagnosed every year. The Official Research Journal of the International Brain Injury Association (IBIA) published a study of an [...]

Nov 6, 2018

What Kinds of Compensation Are Available for Catastrophic Injuries?

By |November 6th, 2018|Brain Injury|0 Comments

When an injury is catastrophic in nature, its severity can leave an individual with long-term medical conditions such as permanent disability, or a reduced life expectancy. Additional consequences of these injuries can include long-term stays in the hospital, multiple surgeries, long-term treatment protocols, recurring health problems, and extensive rehabilitation. What causes a catastrophic injury? The devastation of a [...]

Oct 23, 2018

Researchers Discover a New Path to the Brain When Brain Injuries Occur

By |October 23rd, 2018|Brain Injury|0 Comments

A recent story, reported by CBS Chicago, showed that new research may help victims of traumatic brain injuries. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can change a victim’s life forever. Victims often need to see a range of doctors such as neurologists, psychologists, physical therapists, speech therapists, vocational therapists, and many other health care providers. Many patients are never [...]

Jun 5, 2018

Seniors Are Increasingly Suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries and Concussions

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CBS News reported in 2017 that a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that the rate of concussions among the elderly is increasing dramatically. These numbers are based on a report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CBS News reported “One in every 45 Americans 75 and older suffered brain injuries [...]

May 22, 2018

Traumatic Brain Injury – What It Is, Why It Happens

By |May 22nd, 2018|Brain Injury|0 Comments

Our brains are incredibly complex. The medical and scientific communities make frequent breakthroughs in understanding how it works, but researchers agree that much of the knowledge about our brains still remains a mystery. Although modern medicine makes great strides every day in diagnosing and treating brain injuries, there's still a lot to understand about the long-term effects. A [...]

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