Category: Traumatic Brain Injury

You Can Get a Traumatic Brain Injury From a Slip and Fall

 

If everything goes Sharon Sumner’s way, she will receive millions of dollars from her slip and fall case – but if all things were created equal, she’d prefer to have her life back.

 

Ms. Sumner, 61, is a former realtor who worked in West Palm Beach until she slipped and fell on a ramp outside of her office. After the fall, Sumner allegedly went to the doctor [..]

Bicycle Safety for National Brain Injury Awareness Month

 

Your brain is one of the most vital organs in your body. And injuries to the brain can have lifelong ramifications.

 

According to the Centers for Disease Control, 2.5 million people sustained a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in 2010. Every day, 138 people die from injuries that include TBI in the United States, and TBI contributes to 30 percent of all injury deaths.

 

TBIs have been [..]

Traumatic Brain Injury: Signs, Symptoms, and What to Do

 

How do you know if you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic head injury?

 

Every year over a million Americans suffer traumatic brain injuries, or TBI. These injuries can be caused by blows or jolts to the head or body. They can also be caused when a person is shaken, or by an object piercing the head. Any type of accident or trauma – like [..]