Brain Injuries

What Is a Coup Contrecoup Brain Injury?

Whenever an injury occurs to the head, it’s important to seek immediate treatment to determine the extent of the damage. Brain injuries may occur in a variety of different situations, such as a fall, a sports injury, or a car crash.  The extent of the damage isn’t always immediately apparent, especially if there is no… read more

Symptoms of a Brain Bleed After a Head Injury

After sustaining a head injury, it’s important to see a doctor to rule out the potential for more serious damage to the brain or skull. Brain injuries, especially when left untreated, can result in further damage to the body, and in some cases, they may be fatal.  If you have been in an accident, sustained… read more

What Is CTE?

CTE stands for chronic traumatic encephalopathy. CTE is a degenerative brain disease that results from repeated brain injuries. You may have heard about CTE in the context of football players who suffer repeated concussions. But anyone can suffer from CTE if they have experienced more than one brain injury — regardless of how these personal injuries… read more

4 Types of Brain Injuries and 3 Levels of Severity

The brain sends and receives nerve signals to your body. It provides cognition, memory, and emotion. But your brain can prove surprisingly susceptible to injuries in an accident. Even minor trauma can damage or kill brain cells. There are four common types of brain injuries and three levels of severity. Doctors classify brain injuries based… read more

Military Concussion Reports Undermine Insurer Arguments

Firsthand Evidence Shows Contact Isn’t Necessary for Traumatic Brain Injury to Occur Recently, Iran retaliated against the U.S. after a strike on one of their generals by carrying out missile strikes against military forces stationed in Iraq. The U.S. government initially reported no military members were injured. A few days later, they revised their story… read more

Recovering Damages After a Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries have the potential to change the course of a victim’s life forever. Depending on the severity of the brain injury, the victim may be able to return to work in days to weeks, or they may never be able to live independently or earn an income again. Therefore, it’s in your best… read more

Can You Recover from a Brain Injury?

A person’s recovery prognosis from a traumatic brain injury depends on several factors, including the nature and severity of the injury, the victim’s support system, and their attitude toward the recovery process. Learn more about whether or not traumatic brain injury victims can achieve a full recovery. Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries Traumatic brain injuries… read more

Living with a Brain Injury

Depending on its severity, a traumatic brain injury may resolve in days to weeks, or it may be last for the remainder of a victim’s lifetime. A victim’s prognosis for recovery varies depending on the nature of the injury, the victim’s support system, and their attitude and outlook for rehabilitation. Learn more about what a… read more

What Does Personal Injury Mean?

While most people are familiar with the concept of a civil lawsuit, there’s often some confusion about what the term “personal injury” actually means – and how it can apply to your own life. As personal injury lawyers with more than 60 years of combined experience, we can take on a wide range of claims… read more

Tampa E-Scooter Rider Fatally Injured in Semi-Truck Accident

As cities like Tampa agree to let electric scooters onto public streets, riders and drivers alike could see a major increase in road collisions – and fatal injuries for e-scooter riders. Such was the case in June, when one unfortunate Tampa man was struck by a semitrailer truck while riding an e-scooter. Caused when scooter… read more