What to expect in a brain injury lawsuit

The majority of clients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) I have worked with in the past 30 years have suffered injuries in truck crashes or motor vehicle collisions. These types of cases are similar in that there are all torts, or personal injury claims. That means another person, or a company, did or did not [...]

2020-03-22T21:06:55+00:00Brain Injury|0 Comments

Why is it so hard to get help after a brain injury?

Head injuries are common. Many people will experience a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) - a concussion -  at some point in their lives. Children and elderly people are particularly at risk for this type of injury. More severe traumatic brain injury is a contributing factor to about 30% of all injury deaths, according to the [...]

2020-03-15T22:14:57+00:00Brain Injury|0 Comments

A link between brain injuries and depression

The connection between brain injuries and depression is widely accepted, although not fully understood. Doctors have long known that some traumatic brain injuries—even concussions—can lead to severe depression and anxiety. But the connection between brain injuries and depression hasn’t been clearly defined. Now, researchers have found a clue: damaged neural signal carriers, deep inside the brain. [...]

2020-03-15T21:46:03+00:00Brain Injury|0 Comments

A silent epidemic: identifying signs of brain injury

A mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) is the most common of brain injuries. Of the 2.5 million annual TBI-related deaths, hospitalizations, and emergency room visits, 75%-90% are MTBI, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is a staggering. The CDC, and the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, have declared MTBI a [...]

2020-02-02T00:00:20+00:00Brain Injury|0 Comments

Understanding mild traumatic brain injuries

As a child of the 1960s and 1970s, I can attest to a general lack of knowledge in society regarding traumatic brain injuries. I vividly recall friends and fellow students being “knocked out” on the playground or playing sports. Adults simply used smelling salts to get the student to come around. The kid would go [...]

2020-01-16T19:08:15+00:00Brain Injury|0 Comments

Rebuilding after a traumatic brain injury

David Grant is doing something very unusual: he’s actually talking about his traumatic brain injury. He survived a serious bicycle accident in 2010, but was left with a brain injury. David's Traumatic Brain Injury Blog provides real insight into surviving TBI   David explains the challenges of TBI in frank and honest way. [...]