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Sports Injury and Recognizing Signs of a Concussion

2018-04-10T17:42:07+00:00April 10th, 2018|Categories: Brain Injury, Personal Injury|Tags: , |

When it comes to your kids, you want what's best for them. You try to cook them healthy meals, you keep them involved in activities, and you likely have them enrolled in dance or sports. There are plenty of things that you can do when it comes to keeping your kids active and their minds and bodies healthy, and it should be no surprise that athletics is one of the top ways to do this. Sports can teach kids a lot about a variety of life skills. They likely will be participating in a team sport, so they will have to learn to work with others and communicate. They will learn what the role is for their position, whether it's playing defense on soccer or it's playing the quarterback in football. In addition, [...]

Sports Injury and Recognizing Signs of a Concussion

2017-11-07T22:08:05+00:00June 29th, 2016|Categories: Brain Injury, Personal Injury|

When it comes to kids and sports, all parents fear injury. Well, as it turns out, they're right to worry. According to an ESPN article from 2013, more than 21 million children and teens are playing organized sports in the United States. That's a huge number! Not every kid quits due to injury, but a large percentage of kids who stop playing sports do. According to the same report, 27% of girls and 29% of boys quit due to an injury or health problem acquired from sports. In fact, thousands of kids are treated for sports injuries every day. 2..7 million children were treated for injuries from 2001 to 2009 with a 62% increase of children under age 19 treated for traumatic brain injuries. Football is one sport that has come under scrutiny [...]

Consult a Brain Injury Attorney to Determine If You Have a Case

2017-11-07T22:19:48+00:00January 26th, 2016|Categories: Brain Injury, Personal Injury|

When you or someone close to you suffers a brain injury, the last thing that anyone connected to the incident is thinking is pursuing legal matters. In the twenty four hours that follows a brain injury, the focus is on getting immediate care. Brain injuries have a huge impact on the quality of life for the thousands of people who sustain them each year. The aftermath from having such a serious injury happen to you can include medical bills, hospital stays, pain and suffering, and a completely changed way of life. Not everyone can cover the costs of dealing with a brain injury on their own. While insurance may cover part of it, victims of brain injury often end up paying out of pocket to get treatment for an injury that they never [...]