Category: brain injury

CLOSED HEAD INJURY ♦ Concussions cause brain damage ♦ AUTO ACCIDENT ♦ SLIP & FALL

NATIONAL – Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, at Yeshiva University in New York, have linked areas of brain injury to specific altered mental processes caused by concussions. The colored areas show locations of brain injury, including injury to the frontal lobe, in a patient with mild traumatic brain injury. Closed head injuries are…

TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY • Closed Head Injury • Car Accident • Motorcycle Accident • Slip & Fall

Almost fifty (50) percent of traumatic brain injuries are caused by falls (28%) and motor vehicle-traffic crashes (20%). What is a traumatic brain injury? A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is defined as a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the function of the brain. Not all blows or…

ACCIDENTS HAPPEN AT ALL TIMES OF THE DAY

If you are a victim that has sustained personal injuries because of someone else’s negligence, you have the right to seek compensation for damages, lost wages, and medical expenses. Our Florida Personal Injury Law Firm handles all types of accident and injury claims, including brain injury, slip and fall, construction site accidents, and burn injuries….

$9.14 million Awarded to Woman Injured in Sherriff Crash

A judge has ruled that the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office should pay $9.14 million to a woman who sustained permanent brain damage from a crash with a deputy. A judge ruled that Deputy Kenneth Petrillo was negligent in the January 2005 crash. He had been chasing a suspected drunken driver when he followed through a…

Traumatic Brain Injury

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious public health problem in the United States. Each year, traumatic brain injuries contribute to a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability. Recent data shows that, on average, approximately 1.4 million people sustain a traumatic…