Traumatic Brain Injury Attorneys

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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