Category: Traumatic Brain Injuries

Impact of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) suffered as a result of an accident are often serious and tragic. Each year, TBIs account for 2.5 million emergency room visits, 280,000 hospital visits, and 50,000 deaths. Many forms of brain injuries can be associated with personal injury cases (e.g. motor vehicle accidents, slip-and-falls), criminal acts (e.g. assault and battery), and […]

Car Crashes Cause PTSD–It’s Normal!

Every year, approximately 1% of the U.S. population is injured in car crashes; that’s 3,000,000 injured Americans every year! People are accustomed to hearing about damage to necks and backs from car wrecks. However, according to Dr. Todd Buckley with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, “Mental health difficulties such as […]

Texas Brain Injury Lawyer

Brain injuries carry the potential to have dramatic impact on our lives. Unlike other types of injuries, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can change how we think, behave, speak, and process language. These injuries are also unique because they are not always easily detectable. After an accident, a brain injury victim might appear confused or, […]

Cheerleaders

A recent movement against American football has developed because of scientific evidence linking concussions and resulting long-term medical issues to injuries sustained while playing the sport. Have you ever thought about the dangers of concussions in relation to other sports? How about football’s counterpart—cheerleading? Much of the focus and news media have been on football. […]