A new study published in the Journal of Neurotrauma examined the lifetime traumatic injury and cognitive domain deficits following traumatic brain injury. Most interesting for those representing clients who sustained mild traumatic brain injuries is the number of prior mild traumatic brain injuries and the role they play in affecting… Continue reading
I have often written about the increased risk that individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury for suffering further neurologic injury, disease or disorder. A new study published in JAMA Neurology once again highlights the increased risk among individuals who have sustained a traumatic brain injury. The study is… Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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.
It has been known for some time there is an increased risk of neurologic decline following mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). A new study published in PLOS ONE adds further proof. In a recent study, epidemiologists reported a 56% increased risk of veterans with mild traumatic brain injury developing Parkinson’s disease… Continue reading
For a long time, clinicians believed children who sustained a mild traumatic brain injury went on to an uneventful recovery. More recent research has demonstrated the fallacy of this outdated belief. A new study published in Brain Injury explored the behavioral and emotional difficulties following pediatric mild traumatic brain injury.