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The Obstacles of Caring for a Traumatic Brain Injury Victim

Approximately 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year in the United States. Of these seriously injured victims, 52,000 die, 275,000 are hospitalized, and 1.365 million are treated in the emergency room. These statistics do not include the number of people who suffer a TBI in an accident, who are not treated in the emergency room, or who do not receive medical treatment. A traumatic brain injury results from a blow or a jolt to the head that disrupts function of the brain. Although not all blows or jolts to the head result in a traumatic...

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How To Detect Signs and Symptoms of a Head Injury

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that there are more than 2.5 million emergency department visits, hospitalizations or deaths associated with head injuries each year in the United States. Despite these shocking statistics, many head injuries go undetected until days or even weeks after the onset of the injury. If you or a loved one has suffered some type of head injury in an accident, it is imperative that you seek immediate medical attention for the possibility of head trauma. A head injury may remain asymptomatic until some time after the accident. As such, you should...

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The Long-Term Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury in Children

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the single most common cause of death and disability in children in the United States. TBI can come about after a serious car accident that caused a blow to the child’s head, an accident on the playground, or an accident while playing a sport. Regardless of what caused the traumatic brain injury, the child will suffer serious injuries that will have long-term effects on his or her life. Long-term Consequences of Child TBI The following are some serious long-term consequences that a victim child...

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Fighting for Veterans: The Assisted Living TBI Pilot Program Extension

The U.S. Senate passed a $16 billion overhaul to the Department of Veterans Affairs, which includes an extension to the Assisted Living TBI Pilot Program. The AL-TBI Extension Act was introduced with the goal of authorizing the continuations of a critical VA program that provides intensive care and rehabilitation to veterans suffering severe traumatic brain injuries. What Is the AL-TBI Program? The AL-TBI Program provides rehabilitation services to more than 100 veterans nationwide that have experienced moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries. These services included care in residential facilities that help the veterans improve their cognitive function and long-term...

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Brain Injury Attorney Jeff S. Korek Will Be a Speaker at the AAJ Educations Upcoming Jazz Fest Seminar Regarding Traumatic Brain Injury Accidents

The American Association Justice (AAJ) Education is hosting this year’s Jazz Fest Seminar: Litigating Traumatic Brain Injury Cases on May 2nd and 3rd. One of the guest speakers at this seminar will be brain injury attorney Jeff S. Korek, partner at Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. According to the AAJ website, the faculty of experienced trial lawyers and experts will be providing a clear path for the attendees of the seminar on how to best handle their traumatic brain injury (TBI) cases. Experienced lawyers will benefit from updates on the latest advances in research and care of TBI cases,...

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