Traumatic Brain Injury

As San Diego injury lawyers, we want to help spread awareness that March is Brain Injury Awareness Month.
How Common Is Traumatic Brain Injury?

As San Diego injury lawyers, we want to help spread awareness that March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. From motor vehicle crashes to work injuries to medical errors, brain injuries are more common than many think. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 2.4...

Are Some People More Prone to Traumatic Brain Injury?

More than two million Americans suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) every year. While some injuries are unavoidable, a new study suggests that some people may be genetically predisposed to this type of trauma. Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine recently discovered that a person’s...

New Concussion Test Shows Promise in Detecting TBIs

While concussions are the mildest form of traumatic brain injury (TBI), failures in diagnosis and treatment can have life-long consequences, particularly for children. With this in mind, we are encouraged by the results of a recent study that examined the effectiveness of new concussion test. Researchers...

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

As San Diego personal injury lawyers, we want to alert our readers that March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Every year, more than 2.4 million Americans suffer a traumatic brain injury or TBI. Of those injured, more than 50,000 die and another 275,000 require hospitalization. Although...

Congress Considering Youth Concussion Act

An estimated 1.6 to 3.8 million sports-related concussions take place in the United States every year. Many of those suffering head injuries are children. In fact, 300,000 concussions were diagnosed in high school athletes from 2011 to 2012 alone. To address these growing concerns, U.S. Senators Tom...

New Concussion Diagnosis Guidelines Aim to Protect Injured Athletes

Concussions may be the mildest form of traumatic brain injury. However, if they are not properly diagnosed and treated, they can have serious long-term consequences. The American Academy of Neurology recently released updated guidelines for treating the estimated 1.6 to 3.8 million sports-related concussions that take...

Family of Junior Seau Files San Diego Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The family of former San Diego Charger Junior Seau has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the National Football League (NFL). The lawsuit claims that Seau committed suicide due to brain disease caused by his play in the NFL. After his death, Seau was diagnosed with...

Can Youth Hockey Rule Changes Help Prevent Brain Injuries?

A new study suggests that changing the rules of youth hockey is the best way to keep young players safe because it protects them from brain injuries. The study comes on the heels of a groundbreaking study that shows just how devastating repetitive head injuries...

New Study Sheds Light on Brain Injuries

A new study that examined brains donated after death sheds new light on the damaging effects of multiple concussions. Overall, 68 out of 85 subjects studied showed signs of a type of brain injury called chronic traumatic encephalopathy. The subjects included military veterans, NFL Hall of...