A Quick Guide to Chemical-Caused Brain Injury Law in Nevada
Exposure to chemicals or toxic substances is one of the most common causes of brain injuries after motorcycle accidents in the US and worldwide. Victims who suffer brain injuries must file a personal injury lawsuit against the responsible party to hold them liable for their incident and thus compensate fully for their economic and non-economic […]
Common Causes of Concussion and Other Brain Injuries in the Workplace
Did you know that about 24% of the 2.8 million traumatic brain injuries (TMIs) people suffer in the US annually occur in the workplace? While not all of these brain injuries may be prevented, many can be. But we can’t do that unless we know what causes them. So, let’s look at some of the […]
Isolated vs. Non-Isolated Traumatic Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are severe brain injuries that can impact your cognitive and physical health. TBIs can be categorized into two types: isolated TBIs and non-isolated TBIs. An isolated TBI is when the brain experiences a single blow or jolt to the head, whereas a non-isolated TBI occurs when the brain is hit repeatedly, […]
The Subtle Signs of Traumatic Brain Injury
TBIs can have serious and long-term consequences for a person’s physical, cognitive, and emotional well-being. Cognitive function, temperament and personality changes, sensory abnormalities, sleep disruptions, exhaustion, and headaches/dizziness are all signs of a brain injury. While severe TBIs are typically obvious, there are sometimes subtle indications that suggest the existence of a brain injury. These […]
Documentation Guidelines for Traumatic Brain Injury in Nevada
Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can have life-altering effects on individuals that last a lifetime. If you have suffered a TBI in Nevada, you must document your injury thoroughly to support your claim to get compensation for your damages. This article will outline the critical documentation guidelines for traumatic brain injury cases in Nevada, helping you understand […]
What Are the Long-Term Effects of Multiple Concussions?
A concussion results from a sudden jolt or hits on the head or somewhere on the body apart from the head. It is also denoted as a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and is common for players to experience concussions. Proper care and medical treatment usually resolve a concussion within a week or ten days. However, […]
The Top Five Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries in the United States
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs due to a blow, bump, or jolt to the head; in severe cases, it can be a penetrating injury, such as a headshot. However, it is caused by some most common accidents in the United States. There are three major types of traumatic brain injury (TBI), and they include mild, […]
How Brain Injuries in Children Can Lead to Long-Term Effects
Brain injuries in children are referred to as head injuries or traumatic brain injuries (TBI), depending on the injury’s extent. A brain injury can be a slight bump or a cut on the head to a concussion, internal bleeding, or damage to the brain. Brain injury is a broad term that includes a range of […]
Can You Sue for Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries in Nevada?
Mild traumatic brain injuries, commonly referred to as mild TBIs or mTBIs, are non-life-threatening injuries to the brain caused by a blow or bump to the head or due to violent (severe) shaking of the body and/or head. They may lead to concussions, nausea, dizziness, headache, and confusion but do not always cause symptoms. Mild […]
Should I Accept a Traumatic Brain Injury Settlement?
Your life might quickly and dramatically alter due to a traumatic brain injury (TBI). In addition to a pile of medical bills and other costs, it can cause memory loss, issues with attention and concentration, the inability to work or complete specific chores, difficulty participating in preferred hobbies, and much more. If someone’s negligence has caused […]
Mild vs. Moderate vs. Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are often the result of a head injury caused by a bump, blow, or jolt, which leads to a disturbance in the brain’s normal function. A traumatic brain injury can occur due to slip and fall accidents, car accidents, bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, etc. TBIs are shockingly frequent; in only 2014 alone, there were 2.8 […]
How to Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury Following Car Accidents
According to the CDC fact sheet, more than 64,000 people in the US lost their precious lives because of traumatic brain injuries in 2020. One of the leading causes of TBI is car accidents. Approximately 14.3 percent of motor vehicles cause most traumatic brain injuries. A traumatic brain injury is an injury that disrupts brain functioning. […]
TBI-Induced Blindness or Visual Impairment – Everything You Need to Know
According to the International Brain Injury Association, over 1.5 million Americans yearly suffer from traumatic brain injury or TBI. A significant percentage of those who suffer from this severe injury become permanently disabled, most of the time due to TBI-induced visual impairment or blindness. Since the brain mostly controls the sense of vision through processing […]
Traumatic Brain Injury With No Symptoms – What to Do?
Traumatic brain injuries can occur if you hit your head on a foreign object and your brain is significantly rattled. This kind of rapid internal movement can lead to tissue damage, causing serious repercussions. If your brain starts to swell, you may experience life-changing symptoms that disrupt all avenues of your life. However, in some […]
Closed Head Trauma vs. Traumatic Brain Injury – Key Differences
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a high-pressure knock, bump, or jerk to the body or head or from an object piercing the skull and entering the brain. However, not all bumps and jerks can result in a traumatic brain injury. A few are a form of closed head trauma, which is any injury you […]
Key Differences Between A Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury
Injuries sustained in the head due to a collision or other accident can lead to severe, long-term problems. Typically, a head injury results in a concussion or a traumatic brain injury. A traumatic brain injury is caused by significant brain trauma, often resulting in immediate unconsciousness. A concussion is a less severe head injury; it […]