Concussions are commonly dismissed as simple bumps to the head that will go away on their own. However, these traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can interfere with a person’s work, social life, and day-to-day activities. Under New Jersey personal injury law, even a mild TBI may be compensable if it was caused by someone else’s negligence, […]
Motor vehicle accidents frequently cause head and brain injuries. Thanks to the protection provided by the skull, most of the time these injuries are treatable. But if the injury is more severe, it may result in a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. If you’ve been in a car accident, you may have suffered a head […]
Car accident victims unaware of their injuries often try to “walk it off” as they would for a bruise or a scrape, but a concussion can have serious and lasting effects on cognitive function. If you’ve recently suffered through a car accident, you may have a concussion and not even know it. New Jersey individuals […]
Unfortunately, traumatic brain injuries are far too common when it comes to motor vehicle accidents, especially major motor vehicle accidents. I get the question all the time, “How do I go about getting the proper treatment and care for what I believe is a concussion?” Well, we here at the Grossman Law Firm, because of […]
— You may have lost consciousness for a brief period of time, you may not. You may be feeling certain symptoms vertigo, dizziness, nauseousness, memory loss, but they told you in the hospital that your MRI, or your CAT scan, your CT scan was normal. Does that mean you don’t have a concussion, or that […]
If you’ve been involved in a serious automobile or truck accident, you may be feeling some symptoms and you’re curious whether or not you may have a concussion or what we call TBI, traumatic brain injury. Some of the signs that you want to look first are the following. Did you lose consciousness at all […]
Scientists who specialize in traumatic brain injury (“TBI”) research believe that there could be a treatment developed that could slow much of the damage to the brain after a severe head injury. The assumption by many was that resultant brain damage after a head injury was an instantaneous event. But research over the past 10 […]
Read this article about the trials one 36 year old woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury after an automobile accident faces on a daily basis and how she is trying to rebuild her life.
The Governor of New York, Eliot Spitzer, recently proposed the Stem Cell and Innovation Fund to the State Assembly. It is being criticized, and rightly so, for being extremely expensive and more importanlty, for allowing monies to be utilized for initiatives unrelated to stem cell research. Read the full article in The New York Times.
Traumatic brain injury, also called TBI, occurs when the brain is injured by a sudden force, or trauma. The brain can be driven into the side of the skull by a sudden blow, or by the force of shaking or “whiplash”. In either case, the brain can suffer bruising and swelling, and in some cases […]