Proving A Head And Brain Injury

WHAT EVIDENCE IS NEEDED TO PROVE A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY? It can be beneficial to submit the following into evidence to prove a head and brain injury: Accident report Scene photographs Ambulance/EMT records and interviews ER records Medical records  Prior medical records Educational records Employment records Drug use history, long term prescription abuse (with brain [...]

Proving A Head And Brain Injury2020-02-12T13:43:50-08:00

Pre-Existing Condition In Traumatic Brain Injury Case

WHAT IF THE INJURED VICTIM HAS A PRE-EXISTING CONDITION? Many times when pursuing a personal injury claim for a traumatic brain injury case, the Defense Counsel will try to argue that the plaintiff had a pre-existing condition that included the same symptoms and complaints as the current brain injury that is the subject of the [...]

Pre-Existing Condition In Traumatic Brain Injury Case2020-02-03T18:04:55-08:00

Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms

What are traumatic brain injury symptoms? The large number of possible traumatic brain injury symptoms makes the injury difficult to really understand.  Having any combination of these symptoms may be indicative of a TBI. Common symptoms include: NEUROLOGICAL SYMPTOMS: Nausea, dizziness, balance, headaches, fatigue, sleep disturbance, musculoskeletal issues such as TMJ, neck and back pain.   [...]

Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms2020-01-29T23:25:34-08:00

Different Types Of Brain Injuries: Severe, Moderate, and Mild

Traumatic Brain Injuries can be either: severe, moderate, or mild.  The severity of the brain injury is determined by a common scale, the Glasglow Coma Scale.   Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Severe traumatic brain injuries are the easiest to prove.  It is defined as a brain injury resulting in loss of consciousness for more than 6 [...]

Different Types Of Brain Injuries: Severe, Moderate, and Mild2020-01-21T22:26:40-08:00

What Parts Of The Brain Are Affected In A Traumatic Brain Injury?

Many parts of the brain may be affected in a Traumatic Brain Injury. The brain floats in cerebrospinal fluid within the hard skull cavity. Portions of the interior of the skull against which the brain is situated are irregular and sharp, which is an added danger when the brain impacts the interior of the skull [...]

What Parts Of The Brain Are Affected In A Traumatic Brain Injury?2020-01-21T21:27:24-08:00

What Is A Traumatic Brain Injury?

Traumatic Brain Injury A Traumatic Brain Injury, also known as a TBI, is a trauma to the brain caused by an external force, such as a fall, an assault, or a motor vehicle accident. TBI does not include stroke, aneurysm, insufficient oxygen, poisoning, or infections - these are known as non-traumatic brain injuries.  Many times [...]

What Is A Traumatic Brain Injury?2020-03-28T11:54:45-07:00