Brain Injuries

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3 Signs of Brain Damage in Children – Insights from a Fort Lauderdale Medical Malpractice Lawyer

According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, traumatic brain injuries are responsible for more infant deaths and permanent disabilities than any other factor. Brain damage in newborns is usually the result of oxygen deprivation, blunt force trauma, compression during birth or physician negligence. If you suspect that your infant was the victim of medical malpractice, contact the Law Offices of Needle & Ellenberg, PA. A brain injury attorney in Fort Lauderdale can evaluate your

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Tampa Car Accident Lawyer Discusses the Top 4 Brain Injuries from Vehicle Wrecks in Florida

Even small collisions can have serious repercussions. Trauma to the head or back is especially severe, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 14 percent of brain injuries happen during car accidents. Treating these injuries often requires ongoing care, but with the help of a brain injury attorney, victims may be able to recover compensation via a civil lawsuit.

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Miami Birth Injury Attorney Reveals 6 Common Causes of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Not all birth injuries are the results of medical negligence, but many are avoidable with a few diligent delivery practices. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, birth injuries are among the most common forms of medical malpractice. If a nurse, doctor or another health-care worker injured your infant, then a birth injury lawyer may be able to help you pursue compensation for medical costs and other damages.

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Junior Seau’s family has its own NFL lawsuit

The NFL has already set up a fund to pay players and the families of players who are suffering from certain injuries as a result of playing football. Specifically, they can get the money—the payout is for $4 million—in some cases in which chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is shown. This is a brain disorder that can lead to things like depression and memory loss.

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Don’t underestimate the impact of a brain injury

As the technology to measure the impact of brain injuries has become more sophisticated in recent decades, the medical and scientific communities have discovered that the ailment is more dangerous and widespread than previously thought. In fact, the statistics might alarm you: Traumatic Brain Injuries are the number one cause of disability and death in children and adults aged one to 44. Around 52,000 people die each year from traumatic brain injuries. More than 5.3

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Troops back in Florida may be suffering from MTBI

Many people are aware that when troops come back from being deployed that the men and women returning to their communities sometimes experience difficulties caused by the experiences of war. For example, post-traumatic stress disorder is a mental disorder that can cause significant problems. Research has suggested, however, that not all post-war afflictions revolve around mental health and could actually be physical in nature.

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Research shows head injuries could prematurely age the brain

Florida residents may be interested to know that a new study indicates serious head injuries have the potential to prematurely age the brain. The research was published in the April edition of the Annals of Neurology. The authors of the study looked at brain scans from 99 people who had received traumatic brain injuries from assaults, falls or traffic accidents and subsequently experienced long-term neurological issues. The scans were taken anywhere from one month to

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It’s important to talk to your attorney about trauma to your head

Many people are unaware of how easily some brain injuries can occur. Most of us associate brain injuries with head trauma similar to what professional boxers and football players experience. However, it’s important to remember that the brain is a very soft organ. In fact, it is often described as having a consistency similar to Jell-O. Knowing that, it becomes easier to understand how easily your brain can suffer damage.

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Driver out on bond after allegedly hitting tourist with her car

A woman in Miami was accused of running into a tourist with her car, and she has now paid her bond and has been released from jail. She was in the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, but her payment of $12,500 allowed her to be released until trial. The accident in question was a hit and run, and it left the tourist—who was visiting the United States from Canada—in critical condition.

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