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Category: Brain Injuries

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. 

Traumatic Brain Injury Increases Risk of Stroke

September 11, 2013 | Category: Brain Injuries

A head injury sustained in a car accident or slip and fall can be more serious than just the immediate trauma. There may be increased risk of future damage in the form of a stroke. According to research done by the University of Michigan Health System, people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury may be more likely to suffer from a future stroke. The findings of the research were published in the June 26, 2013, online issue of the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

If You Hit Your Head, Would You Know What To Do?

September 6, 2013 | Category: Brain Injuries

When head injury accidents happen to professional athletes, there are always medical professionals on-scene to assess the medical condition and take action. Would you know what to do if it happened to you or a loved one?  What are the signs for which to look to determine whether the situations serious? What if the signs are not immediately apparent?

If in Doubt - Sit it Out

March 27, 2013 | Category: Brain Injuries

In the United States approximately 3.8 million traumatic brain injuries (many sports-related) happen each year; many go unreported or are untreated according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). 

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