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Brain Injuries

The Importance of an Experienced Brain Injury Lawyer: Counting the Costs

How much does a brain injury cost? When tallying the costs, it is important to not only consider the immediate medical expenses but the long term costs as well. This is why it is so important to consult an experienced brain injury lawyer as soon as possible. Recovery from a brain injury can be a complex process. Quite often the full extent and thus the impact of a brain injury cannot be realized for weeks, months, or even a couple of years following the injury. An experienced attorney will be able to walk you through the possibilities and help to find you experts...

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Coping With A Traumatic Brain Injury: Tips From A Brain Injury Lawyer

When you or a family member suffers from a traumatic brain injury or TBI, it can cause much concern and anxiety. With an uncertain future, it can be challenging to navigate the road ahead. However, there are practical ways to cope with the TBI as shared by a brain injury lawyer. Knowledge Is Power The more you know about how TBI affects your loved one, the better you will be able to cope with the changes in your life. A traumatic brain injury affects emotions, memory, a person’s behavior, and even their personality. Practice Patience Everyone who find themselves coping with a traumatic...

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Tips from a Brain Injury Attorney on How to Recognize TBI

Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, is brain dysfunction caused by an outside force. Nearly 1.7 million people suffer from a TBI each year resulting in 52,000 deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control, car crashes account for most TBI-related deaths in those 5–14 years old and almost half in those 15–24 years old. Though symptoms from a TBI can manifest immediately after an injury, sometimes they will not occur until weeks later. Therefore, here are some tips on how to recognize TBI from a traumatic brain injury attorney. Those that suffer from mild traumatic brain injury may exhibit signs of: short-term loss of consciousness confusion headache,...

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Brain Injury Lawyer Notes Permanent Injuries From Carbon Dioxide Inhalation

Four electricians that breathed pure carbon dioxide from a fire suppression system will have their case heard by a jury. All four have been diagnosed with permanent brain injuries following a 2012 incident on a dry-docked oil rig in Brownsville, Texas. The accident specifically occurred at the Keppel Amfels shipyard, on the Sam Noble oil rig. The shipyard is one of the defendants named in the civil lawsuit, and the drilling contractor is as well. The fire suppression company is also named as a defendant in the litigation. CO2 Alarm Not Working The workers were in the rig's engine room when another...

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Brain Injury Attorneys in Brooklyn New York State

It may seem overly obvious to state that the brain is one complicated organ, but never does that statement become more acute than after a traumatic brain injury. If you, or someone close to you has been the victim of a TBI due to the negligence of a third party, then you need to partner with a brain injury lawyer who understands the intricacies involved in dealing with not only the legal system, but the medical system as well. Things happen very rapidly after a brain injury occurs and the clock starts ticking on the doctors sorting out the best possible...

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Brain Injury Lawyer Notes Case Of Bedridden Boxer

Prior to a heavyweight bout at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 2, Magomed Abdusalamov was unbeaten in 18 matches. In fact, no bout had gone past the fifth round. His fight against Mike Perez was one that promised to launch him on a trajectory toward a possible heavyweight title fight. Undetected Brain Injury However, this boxing match was different, very different. First, it went the full 10 rounds, and Perez prevailed in a unanimous decision. Second, it was a particularly rough fight for both boxers. As state-paid doctors examined the men in the aftermath, Abdusalamov was determined to have a broken nose....

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Childhood TBIs Require the Expertise of a Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney

Childhood TBIs Require the Expertise of a Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s calculations, more than 1 million traumatic brain injuries occur in the United States every year. Many of those afflicted are children. The injuries could occur during motor vehicle accidents, sports or recreational activities. If your child has suffered one, it is important to consult with an experienced traumatic brain injury attorney. Here’s why: Traumatic brain injuries come in different forms that vary in severity. The forms include, but are not limited to, concussions, contrecoups, hematomas and diffuse axonal injuries. Depending on the...

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New York Product Recall Lawyer updates on Meningitis Outbreak 2012: 7 Killed and 91 Injured

The U.S Health Officials from CDC on Sunday reported an additional 27 cases of meningitis making total number of meningitis cases as 91. This fungal meningitis outbreak is linked to steroid injections that has killed seven people so far and now infected 91 in nine states. The recall is being done due to risk of contamination, and in cooperation with an investigation being ordered by the U.S Food and Drug Administration and the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy. In addition to the back pain steroid, other recalled products include acetaminophen suppositories, nipple ointments, morphine, vancomycin, and vitamin K. Tennessee State has been...

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New York Brain Injury Attorneys

A brain injury is a life-changing and devastating event for those injured, as well as their family and friends. According to the New York Department of Health, nearly 400 cases of traumatic brain injury occur each day in the State of New York. What’s more, there are more than 2,000 deaths, 19,000 hospitalizations, and over 112,000 emergency department visits amount residents in New York each year due to this severe damage. Traumatic brain injuries often occur in car accidents, trip and falls, construction accidents, and other severe and catastrophic accidents.  This injury can be caused by a trauma that results in...

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