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Category: Brain Injuries

Study Reports New Concussion Reading Test 95% Accurate

April 13, 2015 | Category: Brain Injuries

Sustaining concussions when participating in sports happens frequently. As we reported in our blog Youth Sporting Injuries - Can Someone Be Liable?, 12 percent of athletes said they had suffered either concussions or head injuries in 2013. Since participating in sports with concussions is so very dangerous, we are reporting here about a recent study done by New York University.

Soccer - The Next Sport With Helmets?

November 7, 2014 | Category: Brain Injuries

Everyone knows when playing football, players wear helmets. Will soccer be next?  In his front page article in the Fort Myers News-Press on Sunday October 26,  "Lasting Impact - Soccer latest sport tackling the concussion issue", journalist Seth Soffian reports on the issue and cites the case of Nate Ingham.

Possible Compensation For Brain Injuries

April 10, 2014 | Category: Brain Injuries

There are several different kinds of brain injuries that an individual can incur, including open head injuries, closed head injuries and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). These injuries can be mild, moderate or severe and they can be short-term, long-term or even fatal. That being the case, it is very important for anyone who has sustained a blow to the head during an automobile accident or any other type of incident to seek proper medical attention as soon as possible. 

Has Your Young Athlete Had A Baseline Concussion Test?

January 8, 2014 | Category: Brain Injuries

"It is essential for young athletes to receive medical treatment following any blow to the head especially if the athlete has lost consciousness, even momentarily," says Brain Injury Victim's Attorney, Randall Spivey of Spivey Law Firm, Personal Injury Attorneys, P.A. "Baseline concussion tests are tools for the medical community in treating athletes who suffer concussions."

A Brief Overview Of Brain Injuries

December 7, 2013 | Category: Brain Injuries

Thousands of people sustain major brain injuries every year throughout the United States. Some brain injuries are more serious than others and the reasons they occur can vary. According to attorney Randall Spivey, it is crucial for individuals who have sustained blows to the head to obtain treatment  as soon as possible, particularly if they have lost consciousness at any time after an accident. 

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