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Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Lead to Sleep Disorders

It’s not uncommon to have a hard time sleeping after a traumatic brain injury (TBI). If you were injured in a serious accident, that anxiety and fear alone could be …

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Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries Could Lead to Disability

Whether you were in a traffic accident or suffered a bad fall, a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have a major impact on your life. Internal bleeding, bruising, or swelling …

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Brain Injuries

Coping with a Loved One’s Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury could change your life forever. Even if you weren’t the one injured, your life likely won’t be the same, at least not right away. It can be …

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Brain Injuries

How to Identify Childhood Concussions and Reduce the Risk

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are caused by blows to the head or body, which cause the brain to move quickly back and forth inside the skull and potentially lead to …

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Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injury and the Older Adult

If you suspect someone you love has experienced a head trauma, erring on the side of caution is always the right answer. The smallest bump can turn into a significant …

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Brain Injuries

NCAA Facing New Concussion Lawsuits

Autumn means the start of football season. Fans wait all year for their favorite teams to take the field. This year, the start of the season is also bringing something …

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Brain Injuries

Common Causes of Brain Injuries in Children

Kids bump their heads all the time. They fall down, get knocked off their bikes, and play sports. They often appear to bounce back from knocks, bruises, or small cuts. …

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Brain Injuries

The Devastating Long-Term Effects of Repeated Brain Injuries

Concussions and other brain injuries are very common, especially for those who play contact sports like football, for example. Actually, approximately 60 percent of players in professional football have experienced a …

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Brain Injuries

What You Should Know About the NCAA’s Concussion Safety Protocol

Football is America’s sport, and Americans love it just the way that it is. Part of the fun for the spectators is the intensity and violence. It’s a safe assumption …

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Brain Injuries

Indianapolis School Steps Up Concussion Monitoring Game

Most people today are aware of the concussion risk to athletes, especially those in contact sports such as football. It’s been estimated that each year more than one quarter of …

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Brain Injuries

Concussion Awareness: A Game Changer in Indiana Public Schools

Concussions have been receiving greater attention as both medical researchers and the general public have come to recognize the serious risk of developing permanent problems when they go untreated. Professional …

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Brain Injuries

Risks of Brain Injuries in High School Athletes Lessens

Both the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the National Football League (NFL) have mandatory concussion safety protocols for their athletes. While concussions and head injuries are hard to avoid …

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Brain Injuries

Playground Concussion Risk Growing

When it comes to concussions and traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), people nowadays are far more aware of the risk of receiving one and the potential damage TBIs can cause than …

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Brain Injuries

How to Identify the Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion

Concussions are very common; however, they’re often not treated like the serious injuries that they really are. Possibly because they’re relatively easy to obtain—especially when participating in contact sports such …

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Brain Injuries

Concussions: A Hidden Danger to Young Children’s Growing Minds

Concussion awareness has been growing in recent years as research has drawn stronger conclusions about the short- and long-term risks of traumatic brain injury (TBI), especially among athletes. Some of …

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Brain Injuries

NCAA Closer to Concussion Settlement

A tentative settlement between the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and thousands of former college athletes might lead to improved awareness and treatment of sports-related concussions. The preliminary settlement would …

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Brain Injuries

A Better, Safer Football Helmet

A company is close to making a new football helmet specifically designed to reduce the risk and severity of concussions and traumatic brain injury (TBI). The ZERO1 helmet, developed by …

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Brain Injuries

New Test For Detecting Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)

One of the most serious injuries someone could face after a blow to the head or whiplash is a traumatic brain injury (TBI), but there is good news for Indiana …

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Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries and Car Crashes

One of the most devastating injuries you can suffer due to an auto accident is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Annually, there are an estimated 2.5 million people seen in …

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Brain Injuries

A Former Football Player’s Quest for Concussion Awareness

A young man from White County, Indiana suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) while playing high school football for the Frontier Falcons. Now, he has written a book about his …

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Brain Injuries

Long-Term Effects of Mild Brain Injuries

When it comes to brain injuries, many people think that only severe injuries warrant legal action. However, even though the medical field has a lot of knowledge about how severe …

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Brain Injuries

Long-Term Costs of Traumatic Brain Injuries

A recent article from Bloomberg News took an in-depth look at a truck accident that resulted in the death of one woman and serious injuries to her two teenage sons. …

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Brain Injuries

Teens and Brain Injuries: Lasting Effects

The prominent headlines about the National Football League and the devastating effects of sports-related traumatic brain injuries (TBI) have people wondering what impact concussions might have on anyone. No one …

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Brain Injuries

Why You Should Hire a Brain Injury Attorney

Brain injury attorneys deal with complex legal situations. If you are one of the millions of Americans who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to the negligence of …

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Brain Injuries

Athletes and Brain Injuries: A Look at Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

In recent years, there has been increasing attention on concussions and brain injuries among athletes at all levels. Currently, more than 4,000 former players are suing the National Football League …

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Brain Injuries

Pediatrician Calls for Increased Research into Sports-Related Concussions in Youth

A professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington has called for more research into sports-related concussions in children and teenagers. Dr. Frederick P. Rivara published an editorial in the …

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Brain Injuries

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

The month of March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. “Brain Injury Awareness Month honors the millions of people with brain injury, who with proper acute care, therapeutic rehabilitation and adequate …

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Brain Injuries

Diffuse Axonal Injuries and Their Ramifications in Injury Cases

Most attorneys are familiar with the general effects of events like whiplash on a client’s back and neck. But there may be other effects of a whiplash occurrence, such as …

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