Recent Posts in Brain Injury Category
Posted By Welebir Tierney & WeckThis week, the National Collegiate Athletic Association settled a class-action head injury lawsuit by establishing a $70 million fund to diagnose former and current college athletes to determine if they have traumatic brain injury from playing soccer, hockey, football, or other contact sports. The National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA, has also agreed to instate a return-to-play policy ...Continue Reading
Posted By Welebir Tierney & WeckRecent research by John Hopkins Medicine has found that those with more education may recover from traumatic brain injury (TBI) faster than those with lower levels of education. What’s more, the researchers reported in medical journal Neurology that a person with a college education is 7 times more likely to be “disability-free” one year after a TBI that required hospitalization, compared with a ...Continue Reading
Posted By Welebir Tierney & WeckHave you suffered a blow to your head? A traumatic head injury is among the most devastating personal injuries. It can lead to a loss of motor skills, as well as dramatic impairments to the ability to move, speak and care for oneself. They can cause significant changes in a person’s abilities, personality, or behavior. It can have a tremendous impact on a person’s quality of life. Many times ...Continue Reading
Posted By Welebir Tierney & WeckWhat happens when a roadside explosion throws a soldier against the side of his vehicle with such force that it shakes his brain inside his skull? What an awful picture. Unfortunately, this happens way too much to our soldiers serving our country during this time of war. Statistics show that traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are the most common wounds suffered in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. They ...Continue Reading
HIGH SPEED REAR END COLLISION – CATASTROPHIC BRAIN INJURY
A car was rear-ended at high speed on a freeway exit, causing the bumper to be pushed into back seat where a 22-year- old ...
DELIVERY TRUCK ACCIDENT – AMPUTATION & BRAIN INJURY
National package delivery truck driver veered from his lane of traffic to on-coming lane and hit head on, drove up, and over ...
MOTORCYCLIST STRUCK BY VAN—SEVERE LOWER LEG INJURY
A school van turned left in front of a motorcyclist, nearly taking off his lower left leg. The accident resulted in a serious ...