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Persistent Post Concussive Syndrome in Children After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

By on April 1st, 2022

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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 on February 16th, 2022

Posted in Brain Injury

 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

mTBI and Parkinson’s Disease

By on December 2nd, 2021

Posted in Brain Injury

 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

Pediatric Mild-Traumatic Brain Injury and Long Term Consequences

By on April 13th, 2021

Posted in Brain Injury

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 More recent research has demonstrated the fallacy of this outdated belief.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.

Brain Injury Awareness Month is Here

By on March 3rd, 2021

Posted in Brain Injury

Did you know at least 2.8 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury each year, and at least 5.3 million Americans live with a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)-related disability? Every year when March comes around we observe Brain Injury Awareness Month. The Brain Injury Association of America’s (BIAA) theme for the… Continue reading

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a Risk Factor for Dementia

By on September 24th, 2020

Posted in Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries are considered risk factors for other neurologic diseases such as dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and epilepsy. A recently published, British Journal of Psychiatry article discusses “Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder as a Risk Factor for Dementia.” The researchers from the University College of London, UK, Division of Psychiatry, conducted a… Continue reading

Long Term Post-Concussion Symptoms

By on September 11th, 2020

Posted in Brain Injury

I recently took the deposition of a neuropsychologist who maintained that all patients having sustained a mild traumatic brain injury recover within six months. When presented with recent studies demonstrating the inaccuracy of that opinion, he acknowledged that he was unfamiliar with those studies. Rather, he relied on a 2004… Continue reading

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