“Why Has He Gotten So Moody After His Concussion?” Concussions and other traumatic brain injuries can commonly impact a person’s anxiety or mood. Tasks or small issues that folks could normally take in stride may become more upsetting after a concussion. Concussions also typically make a person feel more down, depressed, or sad than normal.…

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Post-Concussion Syndrome – What You Need to Know Post-Concussion Syndrome occurs when the symptoms from a concussion persist beyond the time a health care professional would consider normal for the particular patient.  Concussions are, by definition, a type of brain damage. These traumatic brain injuries are commonly seen in car crash victims. Concussions are caused…

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Did you know that 697 bicyclists were killed in crashes with motor vehicles in 2020 in the US? Across the country, local leaders are trying to get legislation to make roads safer for cyclists. The University of North Carolina found that nearly 300 infrastructure projects were initiated around the world in 2020 to create safer…

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Settlement vs Trial in Personal Injury Cases? According to an article in the Law Dictionary … 95 percent of personal injury cases end in a pre-trial settlement, meaning that only 5 percent of personal injury cases go to a jury trial. In fact, most personal injury lawyers will spend their pre-trial time preparing a case…

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The Mountains of Western North Carolina are filled with rural roads and beautiful scenic highways.  However, in cities like Asheville, Marion, and Lenoir the number of fatalities on these rural roads is higher than the more urban cities of North Carolina, especially at night. But the count isn’t solely because of these rural roads; our…

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The Top Causes of  Big Rig Trucking Accidents Trucking accidents often result in catastrophic injuries, including death. In fact, in 2018 alone more than 4,000 people died in motor vehicle accidents involving large trucks. On average that’s more than 10 people a day. Accidents involving large trucks like 18 wheelers, semi-trucks, tractor trailers,  and other…

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Serious Head Injury Symptoms “How do you know if you have experienced a traumatic brain injury?” Identifying a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be difficult, even when victims are treated in the emergency room or urgent care. Doctors often miss some of the signs and symptoms of a TBI. Also, some symptoms of brain injuries…

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A Survival Guide for Families of Traumatic Brain Injury Victims Suffering a traumatic brain injury is life altering, not only for the patient, but also for their families.  Things may not be the same, home life and relationships have to adapt and adjust to accommodate the recovery and rehabilitation of their loved one. There are…

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