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Does Texas have a high rate of car accidents?
Texas does have a high rate of car accidents, as do the other states in the U.S. In the Lone Star State, TxDOT indicates that there is a vehicle crash every 71 seconds, a death due to a collision every 2 hours and 36 minutes, and injuries sustained in a car accident every 2 minutes…Read More
What are the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury (TBI)?
Traumatic brain injury symptoms will vary depending on the severity of the injury. For some TBIs, symptoms may not appear for days or weeks. For other injuries, symptoms may be readily apparent. Moreover, each person experiences symptoms differently, and many people may not be aware that they are experiencing TBI symptoms. Mild TBI symptoms include:…Read More
I was in a car accident but did not hit my head. My doctors say I have a traumatic brain injury (TBI). What does that mean?
You can sustain a traumatic brain injury in a car wreck even when your head does not hit anything in the car. During the impact of a crash, your body is jolted back and forth inside the vehicle, and your brain can slam against your skull, resulting in brain damage. Brain injuries are often serious…Read More
What symptoms should I expect to experience as a result of my head injury?
The symptoms of head injuries can vary widely in their degree. Moreover, head injury symptoms may not appear immediately after an accident. Some head injury symptoms can take day so weeks to manifest. Here is a list of the most common head injury symptoms: Mood swings Trouble concentrating Trouble with your memory Some disorientation or…Read More
Another Real World Example Of The Effects Of Brain Injuries
We represent a number of clients who have suffered brain injuries. One of the hardest things they have to do is try to explain the brain injury to friends and family members. That’s why I like sharing real world stories — to help people understand what people who have brain injuries are going through. Today’s…Read More
Quick and Easy Symptom Chart
Brain Injuries Don’t settle for less no fee unless you win talk to an attorney Learn to recognize symptoms of a brain injury. Brain injuries often go undiagnosed following car wrecks or other accidents because doctors don’t usually know you well enough to make a pre-injury and post-injury comparison, and patients do not know the…Read More
My friend who plays college football was taken off the field the other day. We thought he had a concussion but as it turned out he had both a skull fracture and a concussion. Can he sue the team for not warning him about the dangers of playing football?
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is divided into two categories, mild and severe. A brain injury can be classified as mild if confusion, disorientation and/or loss of consciousness are less than 30 minutes. An individual with mild TBI will have cognitive problems like headaches, memory loss, mood swings, etc. Severe brain injuries are associated with loss…Read More
My mom was in a car accident and hit her head on the doorframe. It wasn’t much of a hit, but the doctor said she might experience traumatic brain injury symptoms that get worse over time. Should she talk to a personal injury lawyer?
The doctor is correct. Many people who have been involved in vehicle accidents do experience head trauma. They may lose consciousness right away or seem fine only to develop symptoms later. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are often complex injuries. Many people do not realize that a hit to the head, whether mild or not, has…Read More
The doctor says my prognosis after my traumatic brain injury is uncertain at this point. What does that mean?
The prognosis for your brain injury is typically determined by a number of things, including the location of the trauma, the size and the severity of the damage and the length and seriousness of any injury that you may have sustained. Generally speaking, the worse a traumatic brain injury is, the longer the period of…Read More
Emergency Room Not Diagnosing A Concussion, Revisited
A few months ago, I wrote a short article describing why emergency rooms do such a bad job at diagnosing concussions/brain injuries: The emergency room didn’t say anything about a concussion. Does that mean I don’t have a brain injury? Recently, I came across a study that really quantifies the problem I discussed. The study, primarily…Read More