Head Injury

Protect Yourself with A Bike Helmet

Couple riding bikes November 12th, 2019

Biking can be an extremely exciting and healthy activity for anyone, but it can also be dangerous. Each year in the U.S., bike-related crashes are responsible for approximately 800 fatalities and more than 500,000 injuries. That’s why it is imperative that any time you ride a bike, you wear a proper helmet. Without a helmet,…

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Scientists Isolate Protein Connected to Brain Injury

brain scans May 13th, 2019

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a degenerative brain disease. It is a type of traumatic brain injury commonly associated with repeated head blows often suffered by professional football players. Recently, researchers testing the brain tissue of National Football League (NFL) players have linked CTE to abnormally high levels of a specific brain protein. An article…

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

brain illustration March 11th, 2019

Established by the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) more than 30 years ago, March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. This public awareness campaign seeks to educate the general public regarding Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs), and generate support for victims and families. About Traumatic Brain Injury According to the United States Centers for Disease Control…

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Youth Football Changes a Child’s Brain

Brain scans January 7th, 2019

According to an article appearing in Orthopedics This Week,  the Radiological Society of North America suggests that repetitive blows to the head, such as those suffered by school-aged football players, can result in changes to a child’s brain. The organization presented the study, entitled “Longitudinal Strain Measures of White Matter Tracts in Youth Football Players”…

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How Football Helmet Safety Advances Help Prevent Brain Injury

September 27th, 2018

Football helmets have evolved over the years to incorporate many safety features, in order to help reduce the risk of Traumatic Brain Injuries. Daggett Shuler, in partnership with the Childress Institute of Pediatric Trauma, presents the following information about how helmets have developed and changed over the course of football’s history. null null

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Traumatic Brain Injuries – The Importance of Taking All Blows to the Head Seriously

Daggett Shuler Personal Injury Lawyers and Attorneys Winston-Salem North Carolina Greensboro North Carolina Serious Injury Brain Injury Traumatic Brain Injury Medical Professional looking at brain scan August 1st, 2017

Nancy: Today on North Carolina Law TV, David Daggett, an Injury and Disability Lawyer from Daggett Shuler Law out of Winston-Salem talks to us about traumatic brain injuries. David: Of course it has become a very popular topic in football. And in fact in the NFL, there are lots of measures being taken due to…

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Pediatric Head Trauma Impacts Thousands of Children Annually

March 3rd, 2016

Thousands of children each year sustain pediatric head trauma in car accidents, falls, through sports injuries, and even by child abuse. In fact, severe head injuries are the number one cause of death in young children in the United States, and result in an average of one fatality every hour. Serious head injuries are devastating…

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Recent Jury Verdict in Forsyth County Highlights the Dangers of Abusive Head Trauma, AKA “Shaken Baby Syndrome”

November 5th, 2015

Abusive Head Trauma, also known as Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), is an extremely serious threat to the health and safety of thousands of infants and small children in the United States. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has concluded that Abusive Head Trauma, often caused by violently shaking a baby, is the leading cause of…

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June is National Safety Month

June 10th, 2015

The National Safety Council has named June of 2015 National Safety Month. This year’s National Safety Month theme is entitled “What I Live For,” and promotes the message of “reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road, and in our homes and communities.” At Daggett Shuler, Greensboro and Winston-Salem Car Accident…

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March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

March 12th, 2015

Traumatic Brian Injuries are among the most widespread and devastating causes of death and disability in the United States. Every year, millions of Americans and their families are affected by a TBI, whether through a tragic loss of life, or dealing with the high cost of treatment and rehabilitation. March is National Traumatic Brian Injury…

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