A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have long-term impacts on a person's health and well-being. It can cause disabilities and motor deficits that can affect victims for the rest of their lives.
Anyone who has suffered a brain injury or has a loved one who has can find some encouragement in the news about boxer Adonis Stevenson. The one-time light heavyweight world champion was knocked out in the 11th round of a match on Dec. 1 in Quebec City, where he was defending his title. He had been ahead until his opponent, Oleksandr Gvozdyk, landed eight punches in a row, including two hard right punches.
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) come with a variety of impacts. You aren't going to find out exactly what you will have to deal with right away when the accident occurs. Instead, it might take time for things to settle down enough for you to determine what effects you will have from the injury long term.
Growing awareness of the long-term impact of concussions on professional athletes has led researchers and sports medicine professionals to look more closely at injuries suffered by student-athletes.
Many different accidents can lead to a brain injury. While some of these aren't serious, others are life-changing. It is imperative that you consider the root cause of the injury so that you can determine whether you should take legal action or not. We know that thinking about this might not be easy when you are suffering, but you should consider your options as soon after the accident as possible.
Researchers continue to find and shed light on the potential long-term impacts of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Military service members and vets who have suffered TBIs while serving in war zones provide researchers with a wealth of information.
More severe and fatal accidents among skiers and snowboarders involve head injuries than any other type of trauma. Up to 15 percent of all winter sports injuries involve the head. That's why you're likely seeing more people of all ages on the slopes wearing helmets.
A person who slips on the ice or snow this winter might fall in a way that they hit their head on the ground. This might lead to a brain injury that can be minor, such as a concussion, or more serious, such as global brain damage. These cases must be handled properly because there are many unknowns about a brain injury.
One of the most harrowing symptoms of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) for some victims is memory loss. This can impact people in different ways. For some, long-term memories are gone. For others, the short-term memory is impacted. This can make life miserable for many people.
Suffering from a brain injury negatively impacts the victim's life. It is imperative that anyone who has a one gets the help that they need as soon as possible because some of these injuries can get progressively worse over time. If you had suffered a brain injury due to someone else's negligence, the medical care you received can be an important component in your case if you decide to seek compensation. We are here to evaluate your case and let you know what options you have.