Category Archives: Brain Injury

Can my Child Experience a TBI From a Fall?

Children fall a lot. Whether tripping while learning to walk or falling from a play structure, bumping their heads is an inevitable part of growing up. In addition, children may be victims of domestic violence or can be injured while participating in a sport, causing them to suffer a severe head injury. However, any timeContinue Reading

March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month

A brain injury can be caused by several events including a car accident or a sports accident. According to the Brain Injury Association of America, more than 2 million adults and children in this country sustain a traumatic brain injury, commonly referred to as a TBI, each year. For additional information about a TBI includingContinue Reading

Former High School Football Player Sues for Head Injuries

When an athlete steps onto the field or court, they can expect to get a few bumps and bruises as part of the game. However, a lasting head injury that can impact their ability to work or manage a social situation is less expected. The risk of permanent injury from a traumatic brain injury isContinue Reading

Diagnosing a Traumatic Brain Injury

If you are involved in a car accident or other severe fall or accident that caused you to injure your head, you may be unsure of the extent of your injuries. Whether you suffer from a mild or severe traumatic brain injury, seeking medical attention as soon as possible is very important. The earlier youContinue Reading

What is a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?

Though it may sound minor, an injury caused by a mild initial traumatic event, also called MTBI or mild traumatic brain injury, may have severe, lasting consequences to the victim. The injury is referred to as mild traumatic brain injury because the initial traumatic event that caused the injury is not severe, but that labelContinue Reading

Avoiding Pedestrian Accidents

With the beautiful weather we enjoy year-round in San Diego, many of us love to spend a lot of time outdoors. Whether going out for a walk or run, San Diego has many outdoor spots to enjoy. However, pedestrian accidents involving vehicles are common and can result in you suffering serious harm or even death.Continue Reading

Side Impact Collisions and Car Accidents

Riding in a vehicle during a side impact automobile collision can be an incredibly frightening experience. Commonly referred to as a t-bone accident, a side impact collision occurs when the side of one vehicle is struck by the front of another vehicle. In addition, side impact collisions are one of the deadliest types of accidents on theContinue Reading

The Unseen Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury

Our San Diego personal injury lawyers frequently write about the aftermath of Traumatic Brain Injury (“TBI”). Many of our clients who are involved in car accidents are later diagnosed with some form of head trauma, including mild TBI. We believe that it is our mission to help victims suffering from this type of trauma receive adequate support, education, and representation. If you or your family member were seriously injured and suffered any form of a head injury in an attack, assault by security guards, or a car accident, contact our team of award-winning lawyers for help. We offer free consultations and charge nothing upfront unless we win your case.Continue Reading

Study Sheds New Light on Traumatic Brain Injury

Scientists and medical professionals are seeing a rapid increase in the number of diagnosed brain injuries, in part due to increased awareness and advanced diagnostic capabilities. It is estimated that roughly seventy-five percent of head injuries annually result in a serious concussion or a mild form of brain injury. Personal injury lawyers are also encountering more serious TBI cases. Fortunately, early diagnosis allows not only prompt treatment and a better outcome for the patientContinue Reading

How to Recognize a Brain Injury

Whether you are the parent of a young athlete or a fan of any major sport, chances are, you have heard recent chatter within the sports community about traumatic brain injury. Also known as TBI, this type of injury impacts an estimated 1.7 million people in the United States each year and is a contributing factor to one-third of all injury-related deaths. Within the past decade, medical professionals have seen a rapid increase in these numbers, partially attributed to increased awareness and more advanced diagnostic capabilities. Continue Reading

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