Category: Traumatic Brain Injuries

March is Brain Injury Awareness month

March has been designated as Brain Injury Awareness Month, and for a very good reason. According to the Brain Injury Association of America, an advocacy group seeking to destigmatize brain injury and help injured victims, every 9 seconds someone in the United States sustains a brain injury. This adds up to over 3.5 million people […]

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, […]


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. […]

Brain X-Ray

A brain injury attorney in Houston has to be able to provide long-term guidance as well as legal assistance in the short-term. Traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, are often unpredictable and can leave people with chronic pain, cognitive deficiencies, or behavioral changes. In severe cases, these complications are permanent and may only be controlled with […]

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cause paralysis or any number of serious, permanent complications. More than a million people every year sustain a TBI, and about 85,000 are left with life-altering debilitations. Most of these accidents cause acute trauma to the head, such as a vehicle accident or major workplace incident. Unfortunately, severe TBIs […]

There is an uneasy relationship between brain injuries and football players, with an increasing number of studies showing how dangerous the sport is to athletes.  Given the popularity of football, research into its effects on the body were not received well at first, but there is now no doubt that serious, possibly permanent, damage can […]