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Contrasting Outcomes of Sports-Related and Non-Sports-Related Traumatic Brain Injury

By Bruce H. Stern on January 26th, 2024

Posted in Brain Injury News, Personal Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has become a rising concern, especially in the context of sports-related injuries. A recent observational cohort study, conducted as part of the CENTER-TBI project, aimed to compare the outcomes of individuals with sports-related TBI and non-sports-related TBI. This summary explores the study’s findings on the characteristics… Continue reading

Impact of Extracranial Surgery and Anesthesia on Clinical Outcomes after Traumatic Brain Injury: TRACK-TBI Study

By Bruce H. Stern on January 3rd, 2024

Posted in Brain Injury News

Introduction Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is known to result in long-term functional and cognitive deficits. However, the influence of exposure to surgery and anesthesia on TBI outcomes remains uncertain, despite previous associations between surgery and neurocognitive disorders. The purpose of this retrospective cohort study was to investigate whether extracranial (EC)… Continue reading

Another Favorable DTI Decision

By Bruce H. Stern on October 25th, 2022

Posted in Brain Injury News

Another favorable DTI decision has been made in Meadors v. D’Agostino, a case from the United States District Court, Middle District of Louisiana (October 29, 2020). This case arose out of a car crash where the plaintiff was struck by an 18-wheeler. Because of the crash, plaintiff suffered a traumatic… Continue reading

Federal Court Upholds Admissibility of Diffusion Tensor Imaging Testimony

By Bruce H. Stern on October 6th, 2022

Posted in Brain Injury Legal Cases, Brain Injury News

The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York provided another victory for the admissibility of diffusion tensor imaging. Defendant moved in limine to preclude the trial testimony of four of the plaintiff’s expert witnesses. This included the testimony of neuroradiologist Gregory J. Lawler. Defendant argued that Dr. Lawler’s… Continue reading

Persistent Post Concussive Syndrome in Children After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

By Stark & Stark on April 1st, 2022

Posted in Brain Injury News

In defending pediatric traumatic brain injury cases, defense experts often allege that the pediatric TBI survivor did not sustain any permanent injuries based on the antiquated philosophy that due to neuroplasticity children’s brains heal themselves. This misguided opinion was debunked in a recent study from Israel where researchers sought to… Continue reading

Study Finds Long-Lasting Symptoms from Traumatic Brain Injuries

By Stark & Stark on February 16th, 2022

Posted in Brain Injury News

 It’s an all-too-common assumption that the symptoms of traumatic brain injury (TBI) last only three to six months, and this misunderstanding can make it more difficult to claim the compensation you’re entitled to after experiencing a TBI. However, a recent study published in the Journal of Neurotrauma found persistent and ongoing symptoms… Continue reading

State Rulings Uphold the Use of Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Cases Involving Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

By Stark & Stark on December 23rd, 2021

Posted in Brain Injury News

If you’ve suffered a mild traumatic brain injury (mild TBI) as the result of an accident, you may be required to provide evidence of this injury in order to collect the insurance payments needed for medical care or pursue the compensation you’re entitled to through personal injury lawsuits. A pair… Continue reading

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