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Archive: Brain Injuries

Construction Work and Traumatic Brain Injuries: Advocating for Your Rights

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Traumatic brain injuries (“TBIs”), which are defined as head injuries that disrupt normal brain function, are estimated to cause about 30% of all injury-related deaths in the United States. Generally, there are three classifications of traumatic brain injuries: Closed Brain…

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Chiari Malformation: Sudden Onset of Symptoms After Trauma

The Arnold Chiari I Malformation is an often mis-understood condition in which the lowest lying portion of the brain; the cerebellar tonsils, are forced out of the normal place inside the skull. As a result, this part of the brain…

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Every Degree of Brain Injury Needs Medical Attention

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The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports1 that nearly 50,000 people die each year as a result of brain injuries. In addition to nearly 50,000 deaths, over one million Americans visit doctors every year due to brain injury. Finally, more…

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What are Coup and Contrecoup Brain Injuries?

According to the Brain Injury Association of America an average of 1.5 million people will sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) nationwide. Of those, 50,000 will die and 80,000 will suffer from long-term disabilities. Most of brain injuries are the result…

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Recovering From a Traumatic Brain Injury

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Everybody knows that the brain is an integral part of the human body. It is the control center for everything that a person does and can do, from critical functions like breathing, pumping the heart, and moving to thinking, emotions,…

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Litigating a Brain Injury Case: Overcoming the term “Mild”

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) of any sort can be devastating to a person’s life by leaving them with physical, emotional, and cognitive changes and deficiencies. Some TBIs are severe in nature, with diagnostics and symptoms obviously present. But the brain…

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What happens to the brain during and after a TBI?

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According to the CDC, every year in the United States, an estimated 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Of those cases, roughly 52,000 die, 275,000 are hospitalized, and 1.4 million—nearly 80% of all cases—are treated in an…

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Research Shows Omega-3 Fatty Acid Helps Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury

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Several generations ago, mothers convinced children to eat fish by saying it was “brain food” and it would make them learn better in school. A century later fish oil was linked to protection from heart attacks and stroke due to…

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Stop False Concussion Prevention Claims Senator Demands

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U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) is leaning on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to closely monitor the claims of sports equipment makers that suggest, or blatantly claim, that their products can prevent concussions. Udall asked FTC chairwoman Edith Ramirez to…

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Extreme Sports and TBI

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Extreme sports place participants at an increased risk of injury. Participants expose themselves to injuries each time they wakeboard, attempt tricks while riding either skateboards or bikes or whenever they engage in other similar extreme activities. For many, especially youths,…

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