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Traumatic Brain Injury

How Can You Get Help After Being Seriously Injured In A Tractor Trailer Accident

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If it can be done safely, drivers must consider steering their tractor trailers off to the shoulder of the road or freeway after an accident to avoid blocking traffic. If you have been severely injured -- and traffic is heavy – try calling 911 on your cell phone. Witnesses to the event should also be dialing first responders on your behalf. If you cannot get out of the vehicle by yourself, keep dialing 911, sound your horn and wait for help Sadly, this type of scenario happens far too often as tractor trailers navigate the many NYC freeways and surface streets....

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New York City Neurological Injury Attorneys

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Far too often, auto collision and workplace accident victims suffer serious neurological or brain injuries. These types of medical conditions can also be caused by bad falls, sports injuries, physical assaults, explosions and military accidents. Immediate diagnosis and treatment remain crucial to achieving the best patient outcomes. While surgeries can help reverse some brain injuries – the cognitive disorders (those that disrupt clear thinking and reasoning) -- can often require long-term rehabilitative care. If the initial head trauma is extreme, death can result. Fortunately, many neurology patients can greatly benefit from carefully develop treatment plans. Here’s a brief overview of some major...

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NYC Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney Examines The Challenges of Evaluating The Psychological Effects of TBI

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects an organ that not only controls our entire body but also defines who we are as people - our personality, emotions, and thoughts explains a NYC traumatic brain injury attorney. The immediate symptoms of TBIs are fairly well-established. There's loss of consciousness, with the duration being a key marker for whether a TBI is considered mild, moderate, or severe. People with a TBI may also suffer from a host of physical issues such as powerful headaches, nausea, impaired vision, dizziness, fatigue, and paralysis. Their cognitive problems can include disorientation, weakened memory, and difficulty speaking. On top...

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TBI Lawyers Discuss Common Head Injuries Suffered in Serious Falls & Auto Accidents

Whether you suffered a powerful blow to your head during a serious workplace fall, an auto accident -- or while enjoying your favorite sport -- always seek out medical help right away explains New York City TBI lawyer at the F&A injury law firm. Far too often, people assume they’re just a bit shaken up and then suffer major complications because they soon returned to work, stayed too long an accident scene or moved on to another activity. Always remember that a person can suffer a blunt force head injury one minute, continue talking as though nothing bad has happened for...

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Major NFL Concussion Lawsuit Settlement Overview

The National Football League (NFL) has long been accused of ignoring the damaging effects of brain injuries on its players.  Even though they were presented with evidence of the risks of repetitive traumatic brain injuries many years ago, they did not share the information with players, concealed some information and did not take enough steps to prevent further injuries including NFL concussion head injuries and their severe aftermath. As such, they were hit with a major lawsuit to pay for damages and medical expenses of NFL retirees. The suit, which was filed in 2011, is officially called National Football League Players’ Concussion Injury Litigation,...

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