Fighting the War against Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)

Ongoing research focuses on combating TBIs & improving prognoses The University of Michigan has teamed up with the U.S. Department of Defense for The Massey Foundation Traumatic Brain Injury Grand Challenge that will identify and award $15 million in contracts to companies that carry out ongoing research to combat traumatic brain injury (TBI). [...]

WWE Tries to Get Ex-Wrestlers Brain Injury Lawsuits Dismissed

While the WWE tries to halt brain injury lawsuits from former wrestlers, it may be possible for these plaintiffs to keep their cases in play, a Denver personal injury lawyer explains. Traumatic brain injury lawsuits filed by former WWE wrestlers may not be able to proceed as planned, as the WWE has recently [...]

New Scan Can Differentiate Between TBI & PTSD, Researchers Announce

An experienced Denver personal injury attorney takes a look at a recent study that reportedly has found a way to distinguish TBIs from PTSD. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have very similar symptoms, which can make a definitive diagnosis complicated. Given that about 1.7 million Americans sustain a new [...]

6 Facts TBI Facts to Know for Brain Injury Awareness Month (Pt. 3)

Wrapping up our series 6 Facts TBI Facts to Know for Brain Injury Awareness Month, here, we’ll conclude this discussion by reveal two more important things to know about traumatic brain injuries – and people’s rights after they’ve sustained them. More Essential TBI Facts Fact 5 – TBIs cost the U.S. economy more than $76 [...]

6 Facts TBI Facts to Know for Brain Injury Awareness Month (Pt. 2)

Resuming 6 Facts TBI Facts to Know for Brain Injury Awareness Month (Pt. 1), here, we will continue to highlight some important things to know about brain injuries in the U.S. TBI Facts: Here’s What Else You Should Know Fact 3 – Falls and traffic accidents cause more than half of all reported TBIs that [...]

6 Facts TBI Facts to Know for Brain Injury Awareness Month (Pt. 1)

This month, a number of organizations throughout the U.S. are supporting Brain Injury Awareness Month, hosting various campaigns, fundraisers and events to bring awareness to brain injury issues (and, in some cases, raise money for research and treatment funds). In support of Brain Injury Awareness Month, in this blog series, we’ll reveal some important TBIs [...]

NHL Brain Injury Lawsuit Refocuses Attention on Risks of TBIs in Sports 

Public attention has recently been refocused on the serious risks of sustaining traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in professional sports as nine former professional hockey players in the National Hockey League (NHL) have recently filed a brain injury lawsuit against the NHL. Public focus on the risks of TBIs in sports has been reinvigorated with [...]