Tag Archives: Brain Injuries

The Expensive Costs Associated With Brain Injuries

An estimated 10 million people are affected annually by a traumatic brain injury. It is estimated that by 2020, brain injuries will surpass many diseases as the major cause of death and disability. Brain injury is not an event or an outcome, but rather the onset of a misdiagnosed, misunderstood neurological disease. Individuals suffering a brain injury need immediate access to expert trauma care, specialized rehabilitation, lifelong caretakers and...
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Compensation for Your Concussion Injuries

A concussion is a type of injury to the brain. All concussions must be taken seriously, regardless of whether you notice any immediate serious symptoms or not. If you or a loved one was involved in an accident involving a concussion, our Orange County brain injury lawyers can help you get the full compensation that you deserve. Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion Because the signs and symptoms of...
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Detecting Subtle Signs of a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Although it is relatively easy to detect major signs of a “mild” traumatic brain injury (TBI), the subtle signs are often overlooked leading to major health conditions. In most cases, experienced Los Angeles brain injury lawyers may be the first person to detect a “mild” TBI after conducting an in-depth client consultation. The Term “Mild” Is Deceiving The term “mild” is very deceiving when describing a traumatic brain injury...
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Court Rules on 2008 Attack: Hit Men Punched Pregnant Woman in Face, Stomach

A local court has handed down a sentence for a man convicted of paying two hit men to attack his pregnant girlfriend. According to press reports from KTLA Los Angeles, 22-year-old Jaime Solis Olmos faces 25 years to life after the court found him guilty of one count of conspiracy to commit murder and another count of attempted murder. According to the reports, Olmos paid the two men $500...
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Hit and Run Leaves Orange County Cyclist with Possible Brain Injury

An Orange County bicyclist underwent treatment at a local hospital for head injuries after an August 28 hit and run accident. The Orange County Register reported that the accident happened near the corner of Seal Beach Boulevard and Bradbury Road, in the area around the Rossmoor Shopping Center. At the time of the report, the victim, a male in his mid-20s, was still under evaluation for trauma to the...
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Traumatic Brain Injury FAQ’s

The Orange County brain injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Samer Habbas have seen the massively life-changing effects that traumatic brain injuries have on victims. For many years, their Los Angeles brain injury attorney has been helping injured people and their families. While each situation and injury is unique, many clients ask the same series of questions. These frequently asked questions about traumatic brain injury include the following: How...
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Teen’s Catastrophic Injury Reignites Aluminum Bat Controversy

A 16-year-old Marin Catholic High School pitcher who went into a coma after a line drive off an aluminum baseball bat struck him in the head has reignited a debate that has raged since the introduction of these bats. The catastrophic injury took place during a scrimmage with another high school on March 11 of this year. Within 48 hours of the injury, surgeons removed part of the boy’s...
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Judge OK’s California Brain Injury Lawsuit Over Use of Taser

A California judge’s ruling in a case involving the use of a Taser that caused brain damage has cleared the way for a lawsuit to proceed to trial. Lawyers for Taser International hoped for a dismissal of the claim that their product caused the victim’s heart to stop and oxygen deprivation that led to brain damage. However, the judge ruled otherwise and ordered Taser International to pay the plaintiff’s...
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Man Dies After Assault Outside Newport Beach Nightclub

A 27-year-old Corona del Mar man who was assaulted outside a Newport Beach nightclub early Thanksgiving morning died from his injuries after his family took the man off life support. Police say the assault took place around 1:40 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning as he was leaving Code Restaurant/Lounge at 4221 Striker Way. Witnesses saw the victim confronted by a man in the parking lot and said the man punched...
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