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Category Archives: Traumatic Brain Injury

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Diffuse Axonal Injury (DAI) from Accidents

By Venardi Zurada |

Your head is always vulnerable in an accident because of its weight and unstable position atop your neck, as well as the fact that it is protecting a very important organ. The brain is exposed to significant trauma in a violent impact, leading to traumatic brain injury (TBI). One specific type is Diffuse Axonal… Read More »

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Traumatic Brain Injuries to Children in California: Facts for Parents

By Venardi Zurada |

Children are active and full of energy, and their enthusiasm for physically demanding activities can often lead to injuries. With serious accidents, your child could even suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI), a violent jolt or blow to the head that affects how the brain functions. This type of trauma occurs frequently among young people… Read More »

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What’s California’s Concussion Law For High School Athletes?

By Venardi Zurada |

Many children are drawn to sports at a young age, so some will be quite serious about participating and competing by the time they reach high school. Of course, there is always the risk of injury with physical activity, especially with certain athletics like football, wrestling, cheerleading, and basketball. Statistics from the US Centers… Read More »

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TBI From An Accident: Know When To Go To The ER

By Venardi Zurada |

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) may result from trauma to the head or even violent movement of the head in a whiplash situation. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) describes TBI in terms of mild, moderate, and severe, and the vast majority are caused by accidents. Around 64,000 people are killed and… Read More »

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Top Causes Of TBI And Legal Remedies For Victims

By Venardi Zurada |

Government officials have referred to traumatic brain injury (TBI) as being a “top cause of death and disability” in the US, but you get the true meaning of the problem by reviewing a few key statistics. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 223,000 people are hospitalized with… Read More »

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What Are The Top 3 Causes Of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) In The US?

By Venardi Zurada |

When talking about the top causes behind traumatic brain injury (TBI), it is first important to understand the medical cause. The definition of traumatic brain injury used by University of California hospitals is any harm to the head and/or brain that disrupts normal brain activities, and which is the result of an external physical… Read More »

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Shocking Statistics On TBI And Implications For Accident Victims

By Venardi Zurada |

Every year, approximately 2.5 million people in the US suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI) in accidents, intentional assault, and other misconduct. However, these statistics barely touch the surface on the medical complications, financial impacts, and emotional considerations for victims and their families. According to the Brain Trauma Foundation, TBI is a major contributor to… Read More »

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Proper Concussion Care Supports Your Health and Your Rights

By Venardi Zurada |

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) continues to be a primary cause of unintentional death and disability among Americans, and statistics from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveal a concerning trend. From 2006 to 2014, the number of people treated in emergency rooms for head injuries increased by 53 percent. Every year,… Read More »

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New Research on TBI Progression May Impact California Personal Injury Cases

By Venardi Zurada |

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are among the most tragic forms of bodily harm a victim can sustain in a personal injury accident, particularly because they can lead to long-term medical consequences.  Depending on the severity and part of the brain affected, the effects can range from minor neurological disorders to memory loss to extreme… Read More »

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Long-Term Costs and Complications for TBI Victims

By Venardi Zurada |

Any type of head or brain injuries can lead to astronomical medical bills, but the costs of treatment could range into the millions of dollars for victims who suffer certain types of trauma in an accident. Researchers at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that hospitalization alone comprises 90 percent… Read More »

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