Category: Brain Injury

A Simple Blood Test May Predict Severe Brain Trauma Outcomes

Brain Injury
  August 23, 2022

For doctors, accurately diagnosing a patient’s illness or injury is only part of the job. Another factor is figuring out what the most likely outcome will be for the patient. Given the treatment options, should the patient expect to recover fully? Or is their condition more likely to be fatal? A new study suggests that doctors can now predict the…

Memory Loss, Seizures Among Long-Term Effects After TBI

Brain Injury
  March 10, 2022

The victim of a traumatic brain injury may never completely recover, forced to live with long-lasting health complications that may require additional surgeries, therapies and medications. Whether a driver crashed his car into your bicycle, a distracted big-rig truck driver slammed into your car, or you sustained injuries as a passenger in a car driven by a drunk person, you…

How Brain Injuries Can Change Your Life – And How a Lawyer Can Help

Brain Injury
  September 21, 2021

Most of the time, car accidents result in little-to-no injury and minor property damage. Sometimes, however, car accidents can be catastrophic and result in traumatic brain damage that can change someone’s life forever. If you or someone you know suffers a traumatic brain injury from a car accident, here are some ways that it can impact your life – and…

Variations on Mortality Rates for Traumatic Brain Injuries

Brain Injury
  July 1, 2021

A traumatic brain injury can be a devastating condition that vastly compromises the quality of life and overall health of individuals. These injuries, which may result in major legal ramifications, have been found to have different impacts on a variety of groups of people in Pennsylvania and across the country. Racial disparities and traumatic brain injuries A study on traumatic…

Traumatic Brain Injury and Emotional Issues

Brain Injury
  April 20, 2021

When people in Pennsylvania suffer a traumatic brain injury, there can be a number of different effects. Some may be physical, but others can be emotional, and these can affect every part of the person’s life. These effects may be temporary or permanent. There could also be a delay between the injury itself and the onset of these symptoms, so…

Understanding the Symptoms of Severe TBI

Brain Injury
  January 4, 2021

Traumatic brain injuries affect many people in Pennsylvania who have been involved in car accidents. Personal injury claims resulting from workplace accidents, slip-and-fall accidents, and sports accidents also frequently mention TBIs. What is a TBI? A TBI is a brain injury caused by a blow to the head. The blow to the head might occur when a person falls and…

Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Brain Injury
  September 17, 2020

Individuals in Pennsylvania who suffer from a head injury should be aware of the symptoms of TBI. Depending on the severity, a traumatic brain injury can range from a mild concussion to severe brain damage. Symptoms of a TBI can include nausea, vomiting, headaches, blurry vision, anxiety, insomnia, difficulty concentrating and memory issues. People who have suffered from a TBI…

Different types of brain injuries

Brain Injury
  January 25, 2020

Brain injury victims who file a personal injury claim are often awarded a substantial amount in damages. Pennsylvania residents should know that brain injuries are roughly categorized as either traumatic brain injuries, which are sustained from an external force, or acquired brain injuries, which result internally from conditions like stroke, tumors and oxygen deprivation. TBIs can be the result of…

Follow the orders of your medical team after a concussion

Brain Injury
  December 18, 2019

Even if you don’t strike your head extremely hard, you could still suffer a concussion. If this happens, you could experience a variety of side effects, ranging from unconsciousness to dizziness and vomiting. The most important thing you can do is obtain immediate medical treatment, as this gets you in touch with a doctor who can run the appropriate diagnostic…

Is surgery always required after a traumatic brain injury?

Brain Injury
  October 23, 2019

A traumatic brain injury can change your life in an instant. From a slip and fall at your place of employment to a motor vehicle accident, this type of injury has the potential to pop up when you least expect it. No two injuries and no two people are the same, so there’s no way of knowing what type of…