Recent Posts in Military Accident Category
Posted By Welebir Tierney & WeckWorking in the military naturally involves more hazardous activities than most other occupations. It is unfortunate, but too often we hear about a roadside explosion that throws a solider against the side of his vehicle, with force that shakes his brain inside his skull. Or, did you hear about the solider on his way to work when his head got thrown forward into the windshield of his vehicle? At ...Continue Reading
Posted By Welebir Tierney & WeckBeing a pilot is not an easy job, but it seems it is also not good for your brain. If you are thinking about becoming a pilot read on. According to a new study, “High-altitude U-2 pilots in the Air Force have a poorly understood type of brain lesion three times as often and four times as large as those seen in the brains of other military personnel.” The study states that decompression can result ...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 ...