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|

Traumatic Brain Injury May Increase ADHD Risks for Children, Study Finds

Statistics indicate that around half a million U.S. children are admitted to an emergency room because of a brain injury each year. While most of these kids heal from their injuries, data from a new study may encourage parents to watch their child for signs of ADHD (or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) in the years to come. Learn more about this study, and discover how a seasoned personal injury lawyer [...]

2018-04-05T09:13:00+00:00April 5, 2018|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Risk of Traumatic Brian Injury Higher in People with Bipolar Disorder, Study Says

Statistics indicate that some 2.8 million Americans experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Capable of causing everything from death and memory loss to unexplained mood and personality changes, it may be more common in those with bipolar disorder. Learn more about this risk, and discover how a seasoned traumatic brain injury lawyer may be able to help you receive compensation for an accident-related brain injury, even if you do have [...]

2018-03-13T09:20:00+00:00March 13, 2018|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

What to Expect After a Traumatic Brain Injury

Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate that an estimated 1.7 million people experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. Most are minor, but victims may still suffer from cognitive deficiencies, memory loss, and other long-term complications. Individuals who suffer a severe brain injury are likely to have even further (and potentially life-long) deficits. If you or someone you love has recently suffered a brain [...]

2018-02-06T09:00:00+00:00February 6, 2018|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Study is Examining Whether Music Could Improve Quality of Life for Vegetative Brain Injury Victims

Although many traumatic brain injury victims do ultimately recover from their injuries, some suffer from serious and life-long complications. Next to death, diagnosis of a vegetative state is, perhaps, the most devastating of outcomes. Yet, because of music, healthcare professionals and medical experts are starting to wonder if unconsciousness is a spectrum, and the victim’s quality of life can still be improved. Learn more in the following sections, including how [...]

2017-12-11T09:09:00+00:00December 11, 2017|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Intracranial Pressure Monitoring Holds No Benefit for Pediatric TBI Victims

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is experienced by over half a million children each year and a leading cause of death among young people. Sadly, science still has very few answers on changing those statistics. In fact, if anything, it is becoming more and more clear that the real answer here is prevention. Take, for example, a recent study in which scientists determined that intracranial pressure monitoring, though helpful with adults, [...]

2017-10-02T09:49:00+00:00October 2, 2017|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Intracranial Pressure Monitoring May Improve Outcomes for Victims of Severe TBI

Each year, some 2.8 million people suffer from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Of those, about 50, 000 die from their injuries. Often, this is related to intracranial pressure, or swelling of the brain. Scientists and clinical researchers now believe that intracranial pressure monitoring may help reduce the risk of fatality among severe TBI victims. Learn more about this treatment, such as the potential prognosis for severe TBI victims, and [...]

2017-08-14T09:55:00+00:00August 14, 2017|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Could ADHD Medication Improve Cognitive Outcomes for TBI Sufferers?

Traumatic brain injury is one of the most common accident-related injuries in America, affecting some 1.7 million people each year. Many will ultimately recover from their injuries, but others will have persistent or long-term complications, including cognitive issues. Scientists now believe that an ADHD medication may help. Learn more about this treatment, and discover what you can do if a brain injury has happened to you or a loved one, [...]

2017-07-14T09:55:00+00:00July 14, 2017|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Signs and Symptoms of Long-Term Traumatic Brain Injury

Although most traumatic brain injury victims recover in a matter of weeks or months, others may suffer from long-term or even lifelong complications. What is most concerning about this is that the victim may not be fully aware of the continued trauma. Instead, they may simply assume that their prolonged symptoms are unconnected. Sadly, if that same sufferer is also a victim in a personal injury case, their lack of [...]

2017-06-06T08:55:00+00:00June 6, 2017|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|

Understanding the Challenges of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Although a lot of traumatic brain injury (TBI) victims do eventually recover, there are those that suffer lifelong complications. In these situations, families of victims may face some major challenges. Learn more about these challenges, and what compensation may be owed, with help from the following information. Medical Treatment and Expenses When victims suffer long-term complications from a traumatic brain injury, they often need extensive medical care. Physical therapy, medications, [...]

2017-05-09T09:25:00+00:00May 9, 2017|Wisconsin Brain Injury Attorney|
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