Traumatic Brain Injuries

TBIs May Be Easier to Diagnose & Treat Due to the Findings of Two Recent Studies

Two recent studies may significantly improve the diagnosis and treatment of TBIs, a Portland personal injury lawyer explains. Here’s why and how. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can have devastating impacts on people, affecting their cognition, perception and even mobility. What can be just as distressing as these impacts, however, can be the process [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:13-08:00September 7th, 2015|Traumatic Brain Injuries|Comments Off on TBIs May Be Easier to Diagnose & Treat Due to the Findings of Two Recent Studies

Brain Scans Can Improve Diagnosis of TBI vs. PTSD, Study Finds

Diagnosing TBI and PTSD may be less challenging, according to the findings of a new study, our Portland personal injury lawyer explains. Here’s a look at this study. Sleeping problems, depression, irritability and difficulty concentrating are among the symptoms of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). They also are symptomatic of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). [...]

By |2017-01-10T09:13:14-08:00August 6th, 2015|Traumatic Brain Injuries|Comments Off on Brain Scans Can Improve Diagnosis of TBI vs. PTSD, Study Finds

1 in 3 Pro Football Players Will Have Brain Trauma, NFL Explains

In court documents, the NFL has admitted that it expects about 1 in 3 pro football players to develop a serious brain injury and irreversible neurological impairments. About 33 percent of pro football players in the National Football League (NFL) are expected to develop long-term brain damage, explained the NFL in federal court [...]

By |2014-09-27T13:33:09-07:00September 19th, 2014|Blog, Personal Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries|0 Comments

TBIs and Professional Sports: NFL & NHL TBI Lawsuits

Powerhouse professional sports leagues like the National Football League (NFL) and the National Hockey League (NHL) have been the target of growing scrutiny when it comes to the risks of its players sustaining traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) on the field or on the ice. As concerns over the risks and effects of sustaining TBIs in [...]

By |2019-03-07T14:54:08-08:00May 23rd, 2014|Blog, Personal Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries|0 Comments

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Statistics

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are one of the leading causes of death and disability in the U.S. In contrast to organic brain injuries that are caused by illnesses, diseases or genetic conditions, TBI is caused by some external force impacting the head and injuring the brain, either due to damaging the brain as it hits [...]

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