Posts Tagged ‘traumatic brain injury’

What is Traumatic Brain Injury?

What is Traumatic Brain Injury?

The statistics on Traumatic Brain Injury in America are staggering. Approximately 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries occur every year. Traumatic brain injury related hospitalizations, surgeries, and ER visits are some of the costliest medical expenses for a family.

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How Does A Motorcycle Accident Impact the Brain?

How Does A Motorcycle Accident Impact the Brain?

Motorcycle accidents are one of the leading cause of fatal injuries in the United States. Motorcycle accidents are among the most dangerous of all transportation related injuries Americans sustain every day. This is largely in part because a blow to the skull causes catastrophic trauma. Riding a motorcycle without a helmet exposes riders to grave risks, such as permanent brain damage and fatalities.

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Accident Law – Part 2

The CDC estimates that 1.5 million people every year suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to accident, injury, birth defect, or other less common causes. The legal aspect of brain injury statistics proves difficult for new, or inexperienced lawyers. It takes an experienced accident lawyer to take on a TBI case, one that has years of trying TBI cases to verdict with a very high success rate.

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Accident Law – Part 1

When a Traumatic Brain Injury occurs and the case moves to the legal phase, after the victim is medically stable, a Personal Injury lawyer will be entrusted with protecting their rights. In fact, Personal Injury lawyers see their clients during the worst, and most fragile time in their lives (TBI injuries have long recovery periods that may overlap with the legal side of the accident).

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The Personal Injury Perspective on Traumatic Brain Injury

Many lawyers, while experienced in the standard practice of Personal Injury law, are not equipped to handle the complexities of a TBI case. This article will seek to provide our readers with an in-depth look at why only the most experienced lawyers should represent brain injury cases.

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Pedestrian Hit and Run Accidents Can Be Catastrophic, Fatal: Part 1, TBI

When a pedestrian is hit by a car or truck, the injuries that can result are catastrophic. Unlike motor vehicle accidents in which another car is hit, providing even the smallest amount of protection around the driver, when a pedestrian is hit by a vehicle there is nothing to protect them from sustaining serious and often fatal injuries. The rate at which these accidents occur is rising, especially in busy cities like Miami.

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Motorcycle Accidents and Their Impact on the Brain, Part 1

In general, road accidents are one of the leading cause of fatal injuries in the United States. Specifically, motorcycle accidents are among the most dangerous of all road-related injuries sustained by Americans every day, in large part because of the sudden damage to the brain caused by a blow to the skull, which is not protected by a vehicle when it comes in contact with the road.

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Traumatic Brain Injury: Tough Truths About TBI

The statistics on traumatic brain injuries (also known as “TBI”) in America are staggering. Approximately 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries occur every year. Traumatic brain injury related hospitalizations, surgeries, and ER visits are some of the costliest medical expenses for a family.

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