Category Archives: Brain Injury

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability among children. However, brain injuries do not have to be severe to cause long-term damage. Instead, studies … Continue reading

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Although most children who suffer from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) make a full recovery, those with moderate to severe cases may experience long-term effects. This information, outlined in a new study, is one that parents should be aware of … Continue reading

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Statistics indicate that about half of all traumatic brain injury (TBI) sufferers experience depression within the first year of injury, and almost two-thirds display symptoms by the seventh year after injury. Generally caused by physical changes to the brain, these … Continue reading

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Each year, more than two million people visit the emergency room for a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Of those, around 50,000 suffer a fatality. The rest recover over a wide range of time, and to varying degrees. The treatment and … Continue reading

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A concussion can affect an individual’s ability to sleep in a number of ways. The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, which protects and promotes health and safety in the United States, directly links sleep and concussions. … Continue reading

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published a study which analyzed sports and recreation related traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). The study found a 5 percent increase in emergency department visits from 2001 to 2010 related to TBIs. … Continue reading

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  Traumatic brain injuries can have devastating effects on a person and in some cases can lead to permanent disability or death.  When a brain injury is caused due to the negligence or fault of another, our brain injury lawyers … Continue reading

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