Key things to know about brain injuries

Brain injuries do impact people differently, even if they have very similar injuries, and so they can be rather complicated and confusing, both for medical professionals and for those suffering from the injuries. Below are a few things that you should know that can help bring some clarity to the situation. 1. Minor brain injuries […]

Brain injuries can lead to claims for compensation

All brain injuries, even those that seem minor, can lead to long-term effects. Oftentimes, there isn’t any visible indication that there was an injury to the brain; however, for the person who is suffering, the effects are very real. We know that living with a brain injury is difficult and that you and also your […]

What is a concussion and what are the symptoms?

When people think of brain injuries, they might automatically think of horrible injuries that cause very serious medical issues. While that is the case for many severe brain injuries, other brain injuries aren’t quite as severe. A concussion is one type of injury that is considered a mild traumatic brain injury. What is a concussion? […]

Even mild brain injuries can have big effects, seek compensation

Suffering from a brain injury puts the person on a path to healing that can include a variety of medical interventions. Even in the case of mild brain injuries, the journey to recovery can be very complex and very costly. We understand that having to go through this process isn’t something that you planned. Unlike […]

Brain injuries in children cause unique learning challenges

Traumatic brain injuries in children pose some very unique challenges for everyone who is involved in the child’s care. This can include the child, parents, family members, teachers and friends. While the TBI can affect almost every aspect of a child’s life, the effects that it has on the child’s learning capabilities and school performance […]

What happens when a lawsuit is filed?

The very first step in pursuing a personal injury lawsuit is to have the initial meeting with the attorney where you will discuss the particulars of your case and get a better understanding of your options. It’s important to ask any questions you have along the way, and your attorney should be happy to provide […]

Brain injuries: what happens when the brain isn’t working right?

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Arizona, and it’s a time to focus on what brain injuries are and how the effects of a traumatic brain injury can impact a person’s life. Your brain is effectually the control center of your entire body. It processes everything your body goes through, including your emotions, creative […]

How common is a traumatic brain injury?

Traumatic brain injuries are more common than many Arizona residents may think. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were approximately 2.5 million reported cases of traumatic brain injuries in 2010 alone. That 2.5 million included hospitalizations, visits to emergency rooms and fatal accidents. Approximately 50,000 of those diagnosed with a traumatic brain […]

Brain injury: subtle symptoms can indicate serious injury

Our skulls are designed to protect the sensitive brain tissue inside, but they can only do so much. Serious head injuries, referred to as traumatic brain injuries, are one of the most severe types of injuries and can result in brain damage and lifelong complications for the victim. A traumatic brain injury can be caused […]

Understanding the recovery process after a traumatic brain injury

The recovery process after a traumatic brain injury can often take a long time, in large part because bleeding and swelling can prevent the brain from functioning properly while it heals. This can make it so that a person is unresponsive, unable to open their eyes or otherwise unable to interact. However, when the swelling […]