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New Study Explores Additional Youth Sports Dangers

New Study Explores Additional Youth Sports Dangers

| Personal Injury
The cumulative effects of small impacts may result in decreased brain development in children between 9 and 18, causing lifelong effects. Researchers at Dallas’ UT Southwestern Medical Center examined dozens of youth football players who had no history of head injuries. Gowtham Krishnan Murugesan and his team found that small, repetitive blows to the head,…Read the article
Injured Victims Cry Foul Over Excessive Air Ambulance Bills

Injured Victims Cry Foul Over Excessive Air Ambulance Bills

| Personal Injury
Charges as high as $55,000 for a one-hour ride are not uncommon, according to many accident victims. That was the amount ValleyMed charged Sonna Anderson after she fell off her horse in Montana. Even though a ground ambulance was already on scene and time was seemingly not a factor, emergency responders insisted on the airlift.…Read the article
NHL and Retired Players Agree on Brain Injury Lawsuit

NHL and Retired Players Agree on Brain Injury Lawsuit

| Personal Injury
Assuming a Minnesota federal judge approves the deal, roughly three hundred former players will each receive a share of about $19 million. These benefits break down to roughly $22,000 per player in cash compensation and about $75,000 per player in medical benefits. “The cash amount of $22,000, that’s small,” remarked former Detroit Red Wings defenseman…Read the article
The 9 Most Common Injuries during an Auto Accident

The 9 Most Common Injuries during an Auto Accident

| Personal Injury
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than three million people are injured each year in vehicle accidents across the country. The different injuries resulting from a car accident can be as varied as the individual circumstances of each collision, but there are some types of injuries that are more common than others. Some…Read the article
The Devastating Effects of Brain Injury and Trauma

The Devastating Effects of Brain Injury and Trauma

| Personal Injury
Today is the 2018 NFL Draft. A day where dreams are realized for many children who grew up wanting to be a professional football player. Something that may not have been considered in the pursuit of their goals is the extreme risk that being a professional athlete poses, especially in a high contact sport such…Read the article
March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

| Personal Injury
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, which serves as an opportunity to raise public awareness about how brain injuries occur, the prevalence of brain injuries, and the life-changing effects that brain injuries can have. While many organizations recognize brain injury awareness, the Brain Injury Association of America is one of the leaders, and has been…Read the article
Construction Accidents in NY: Who to Contact?

Construction Accidents in NY: Who to Contact?

| Workers Compensation
Did you know that at least one in five workplace fatalities are construction-related? Many construction accidents in NY unfortunately do not have a happy ending. It’s a lot to think about, especially if you are a construction worker yourself, or you care deeply about someone who is. But, non-fatal accidents (thousands of them on a…Read the article
The Link Between Playgrounds And Injuries

The Link Between Playgrounds And Injuries

| Personal Injury
Children under 14 suffer playground-related head injuries at an alarming rate, according to a recent study. In the most exhaustive examination since 1999, the Centers for Disease Control found about 35 out of every 100,000 children who visit a playground fall and suffer a head injury, and the injury rate among children between 5 and…Read the article
Car Accidents and Traumatic Brain Injury

Car Accidents and Traumatic Brain Injury

| Personal Injury
A car accident is a serious event, and in the best of cases, victims walk away with zero or few damages to their person. When victims are unbuckled, the car is hit with an extreme amount of force, the vehicle rolls, or when the accident occurs when the cars are traveling at high speeds, however,…Read the article
Brain Damage Caused by Birth Injury Medical Malpractice

Brain Damage Caused by Birth Injury Medical Malpractice

| Medical Malpractice
Having a baby is one of the many joys that people get to experience in their life. However, learning that your baby or child has suffered traumatic brain damage as a result of medical malpractice is a terrible feeling. While you should begin seeking medical care for your child, and collecting evidence related to the…Read the article
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