Brain Injury Accident

Concussions After a Car Accident

Head concussions are a common injury amongst motor vehicle accident victims. Unlike other injuries that display immediate signs, such as broken bones or even back or neck injury, signs and symptoms of a concussion may not surface until days or even weeks after the car crash. Moreover, most accident victims may erroneously believe that because they did not hit their head during the crash, there is no way they...
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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Brain injuries are a very serious medical condition. Traumatic brain injuries, commonly referred to as TBI, change the lives of victims as well as their loved ones. The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) estimates that between 3.2 and 5.3 million Americans live with long-term disabilities resulting from TBI. In fact, this number could be conservative since most individuals do not seek treatment for head injuries. The BIAA has...
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Common Motor Vehicle Accidents that Result in Traumatic Brain Injury

Any serious car accident can break bones in your body, including your skull. When you crack your skull, you can end up with a traumatic brain injury or TBI. A TBI, or any other type of head injury, can leave you sidelined with headaches, confusion, and impaired movement. Although all types of accidents can result in head injury or TBI, some car crashes are more severe than others and...
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The Full Impact of Brain Injury on Victims’ Lives

For most of us, life has it’s normal challenges and series of ups and downs. However, for individuals who have experienced the life-altering impacts of a traumatic brain injury (TBI), events that may perceived as normal can become insurmountable obstacles. If the TBI was the result of an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, there may also be a feeling of frustration and even anger. TBI Statistics & Facts...
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Keeping a Lookout for Hidden a Brain Injury After an Accident

Getting into an accident can significantly impact all aspects of your life – especially if you were seriously injured. That is why accident victims are so relieved when they suffer no broken bones and see no open wounds after a crash. They refuse to go to the hospital, thinking they suffered no injuries. This can be mistake because you may have suffered a head injury with symptoms that may...
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Identifying a Traumatic Brain Injury

Head injuries can significantly impact all aspects of your life and the lives of your loved ones. Approximately 1.4 million Americans suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBI) every year. These injuries result in life altering conditions for the victims and their loved ones. Head injuries, including TBIs, happen as a result of different types of accidents, including motor vehicle accidents and slip and falls. If you suffered a head injury...
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The Subtle Signs of a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury, commonly referred to as a TBI, is a major cause of death and disability in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), brain injuries contribute to approximately 30 percent of all injury deaths. About 153 Americans die from injuries that include a TBI every day. Victims who survive can be faced with a lifetime of challenges depending on the severity of...
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Compensation for Your Head Injuries After an Accident

Approximately 1.4 million people experience traumatic head injuries each year in the United States. About 1.1 million of these head injuries are treated in the emergency room. Almost half of these head injuries are caused by slip and falls and motor vehicle accidents. If you or a loved one has suffered a head injury in an accident caused by another party’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Our...
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The Expensive Costs of a Traumatic Brain Injury

One of the most common and catastrophic injuries suffered by accident victims is a brain injury. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), approximately 1.7 million people are diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury every year in the United States. Almost half of these individuals are not able to go back to work, got to school, or take care of their families again. Many of these brain injury...
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Slip and Falls Major Cause of Brain Injuries

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of death and disability in the United States. Slip and fall accidents account for nearly half of all TBI-related emergency room visits in the U.S. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to approximately 30% of all deaths in the country. About 153 people die every day in the U.S. from injuries that include TBI. The...
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