When you are a traumatic brain injury lawyer, it doesn’t take long to see first-hand why traumatic brain injury (TBI) has gained a reputation as “the silent epidemic.” Each year, millions of Americans experience a TBI. While many individuals who experience a TBI recover with minimal to no long-term side effects, many others do experience life-long repercussions, with some issues worsening over time or emerging years later.(more…)
Paralysis is a type of catastrophic injury that typically involves injuries to the spinal cord and results in either reduced or total lack of mobility in certain parts of the body. The different types of paralysis someone can have are dependent on the area of the spinal cord that is injured as well as the severity of the injury.(more…)
Medical advances have reduced the rate of birth injuries in infants around the world, but birth injuries such as brain damage in babies still occur in 1-2 of 1,000 births. Unfortunately, these types of injuries can result in long-term physical and neurological complications.
Brain damage in babies can be caused by many factors. By and large, medical professionals work hard to ensure a baby’s well-being and safe entry into this world, but mistakes can and do still take place.(more…)