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How To Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) affect countless people every year, often leading to devastating and long-lasting consequences. Various incidents, including falls, motor vehicle accidents, and sports injuries, can lead to these serious injuries. Their outcomes can range from temporary impairments to severe, lifelong disabilities. The brain is one of the most important organs in our body,

What Damages Can Be Recovered After a Traumatic Brain Injury?

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have significant impacts on your life. In Washington state, you have the right to pursue legal action if someone else is responsible for your injuries. Knowing the kind of compensation you can seek is essential to protect your financial future and ensure that you receive the justice that you

What Are the Long-Term Effects of a Concussion?

When you suffer a concussion, you might feel immediate pain or disorientation in the days and weeks following the initial accident. However, the true scope of this type of brain injury often goes beyond the initial impact, unfolding over time. Recognizing the potential long-term effects of a concussion is essential to protect your health and

Types of Brain Injuries After a Car Accident

The human brain, shielded by the skull, is a delicate organ, and any sudden trauma can result in a range of injuries. Car accidents are among the leading causes of brain trauma due to the amount of force that they can generate. Many types of brain injuries can occur in a motor vehicle collision, which

Common Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Facing the aftermath of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be an overwhelming experience. The path to recovery is long and complex, and you could suffer from a host of financial, physical, and emotional losses. However, there is a road to justice. In Washington, you have the right to pursue a lawsuit or insurance claim

What Are the Symptoms of a CTE Brain Injury?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a degenerative brain disease that is caused by repeated head trauma. Commonly associated with athletes and military personnel, CTE can have a significant impact on an individual’s quality of life, affecting his or her cognitive and emotional functioning.  However, the symptoms of CTE can be subtle and difficult to detect,

Journaling After a Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries are some of the most devastating injuries that a person can sustain. Treating brain trauma often involves a complex mix of medical interventions and supportive therapies. One beneficial technique is journaling, or writing down your thoughts, emotions, and experiences in a notebook. Daily journaling can provide an avenue for self-expression and help

Hidden Injuries after a Car Accident

After a car accident, you may notice some injuries immediately. A broken bone, a cut, a bruise, or other types of damage can cause severe pain and have obvious symptoms. However, some injuries may not show symptoms until hours or even days after the crash.  From internal bleeding to traumatic brain damage, hidden injuries after

What Is a CTE Brain Injury?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a brain disease that affects people who have suffered from repeated traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), particularly among people who play sports. CTE is a progressive disease and does result in death. If you or a loved one suffered a CTE brain injury, you could experience serious physical, emotional, and financial

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