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How Do You Identify a Brain Injury After a Slip and Fall?

Slip and fall accidents can happen at any time, in any place. Hazards like spilled liquids, improperly stored equipment, uneven surfaces, and more can lead to serious accidents and severe injuries, including traumatic brain injury (TBI). If you are injured in a slip and fall accident, it can be difficult to know whether you have

Acceleration and Deceleration Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) send thousands of people to the hospital every single year. Damage to the brain can result in life-threatening complications and permanent disabilities, severely impacting victims’ lives. Many of these injuries occur during motor vehicle collisions. Acceleration and deceleration brain injuries are especially common in car accidents. These injuries can lead to

Delayed Concussion Symptoms

All types of brain injuries are serious medical emergencies, including concussions. Considered to be a milder brain injury, concussions occur when we sustain a bump, blow, or jolt to the head. Without prompt treatment, concussion symptoms can worsen and even become life-threatening. However, many people with concussions do not experience symptoms for hours or even

Coup-Contrecoup Car Accident Brain Injuries

  Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) affect thousands of people each year. These injuries usually occur due to a violent blow or jolt to the head, or when an object penetrates the skull. TBIs often result in permanent complications and can be fatal without prompt treatment. There are many types of TBI, including concussions, contusions, and

What Is an Anoxic Brain Injury?

  An anoxic brain injury is a serious condition caused by oxygen deprivation to the brain. Our brain controls our body’s most important functions and relies on oxygen to survive. After approximately four minutes of oxygen deprivation, our brain cells start to die, and we can experience severe, permanent brain damage. If you or someone

What Happens If A Concussion Is Untreated?

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that occurs when you suffer any intense trauma to the head, such as a violent blow or shaking during a car accident. The signs and symptoms of a concussion can be subtle, and it can be difficult to know if you should see a doctor after a head

SEEKING WITNESSES: Teenager Paralyzed in SUV-versus-Pedestrian collision

Colburn Law needs your help investigating a Range Rover-versus-Pedestrian collision in Issaquah, Washington. The crash occurred at 9:19 p.m., Saturday, March 14, 2020, on Issaquah-Hobart Road South near the 12200 block.  As a result of being hit by the SUV, the 15-year old pedestrian was transported to Harborview Medical Center with critical injuries, including a

Secondary Brain Injury Prevention

Brain injuries are some of the most serious conditions we can develop after an accident. While mild forms of brain injuries can heal relatively quickly, moderate to severe injuries can lead to severe, lasting complications and can often be fatal. One type of brain injury that can be especially dangerous is a secondary brain injury.

5 Signs of a Birth Injury

No parent wants to discover that his or her child suffered a birth injury. Birth injuries can require weeks or months of healing for the infant. Some children may never fully recover from their birth injuries. The main cause of birth injuries in Washington State is negligence. A doctor or nurse’s negligence during pregnancy, labor,

How Does a Brain Injury Cause Pituitary Gland Damage?

Traumatic Brain Injuries are some of the most severe wounds a human being can suffer. While some milder traumatic brain injuries like concussions often entail minimal chance of long-term damage, the effects of a head injury are unpredictable and similar injuries can entail very different results for different victims. Any head injury has the potential