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March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

While traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, can happen to anyone at any time of year, the month of March has been highlighted by advocacy organizations such as the Brain Injury Association of America as a time to spotlight this issue. For many, a bump on the head might seem like a minor incident, and even if a person experiences a concussion, this may appear to be a short-term problem. However, [...]

What Are the Possible Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are common in car accidents due to the force of the impact of a collision, as well as objects inside and outside of the vehicle that can deliver a blow to the head. Vehicle occupants, motorcyclists, bicyclists, and pedestrians are all at risk, and the effects can be severe. If you have suffered a TBI in a car crash or any other situation involving another person’s negligence, a personal injury lawsuit can [...]

2021-02-25T19:58:39+00:00January 26, 2021|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Pursuing Compensation After Suffering a Traumatic Brain Injury

Every single year, more than 1.5 million Americans suffer injuries in vehicle collisions. While many of these injuries can be minor, some come with life-changing health ramifications. One of the most significant injuries a person can suffer in a car accident is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to the Mayfield Clinic, a TBI is defined as an injury to the brain caused by a sudden blow or a jolt [...]

2020-07-27T19:18:33+00:00July 27, 2020|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

What Are the Long-Term Effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, an average of 28,000 people are injured in car accidents each year. One of the most serious and life-changing injuries a person can suffer in a motor vehicle collision is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). These injuries involve a blow or jolt to the head that has a disruptive impact on normal brain function. If you have experienced a TBI due to a [...]

2020-03-06T21:17:02+00:00March 6, 2020|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

What Should I Do If I Suffered a Concussion in a Car Accident?

According to the Brain Injury Research Institute, concussions are among the most common types of traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Any time a person's head is bumped or jolted, they may experience a concussion. Car accidents often lead to concussions, whether they occur at fast or slow speeds. If you have suffered a brain injury in a motor vehicle collision that was caused by someone else’s negligence, you should speak with [...]

2020-02-06T18:51:10+00:00February 6, 2020|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Can I Receive Compensation for a Brain Injury in a Car Accident?

Even in a seemingly minor car accident, victims can suffer several types of serious injuries, including broken bones, spinal cord damage, and brain trauma. According to the Centers for Diseases and Control Prevention (CDC), brain injuries are among the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. About 20 percent of brain injuries occur as a result of automobile accidents. The force of impact can cause a driver [...]

2019-12-13T21:12:59+00:00December 13, 2019|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Can a Blood Test Be Used to Diagnose a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Concussions and other types of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can be very serious, and they can occur in a wide variety of situations, such as car accidents and workplace accidents. The symptoms of a brain injury may not be readily apparent, and they may not appear until days or weeks after the injury occurred. However, they can have a major impact on the life of a person and their family, [...]

2019-06-24T15:58:57+00:00June 24, 2019|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Causes and Treatments of a Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury can come as a result of a blow or puncture to the head that disrupts the normal function of the brain. These injuries can range from mild to severe and even fatal, and TBIs are the cause of an estimated 2.8 billion emergency room visits per year and nearly 50, 000 deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Also according to the CDC, [...]

2018-06-21T09:17:00+00:00June 21, 2018|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Signs and Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Motor vehicle-related injuries send more than 2.3 million people to emergency rooms every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC also reported that motor vehicle crashes were the third overall leading cause of traumatic brain injury-related emergency room visits, hospitalizations, and deaths. Traumatic Brain Injury - Definition, Signs, and Symptoms A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be caused by a bump, blow, jolt, or penetration [...]

2018-05-29T09:58:00+00:00May 29, 2018|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Mild Head Injuries Linked to an Increased Risk of Parkinson’s and Dementia

If you have been in an auto accident, you are not alone. In fact, over 3 million Americans are injured annually in vehicle accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. These injuries can range in severity, with one of the most severe being head injuries. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control reported that motor vehicle crashes were the third overall leading cause of traumatic brain injury (TBI) [...]

2018-05-10T08:39:00+00:00May 10, 2018|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|
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