“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.…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Recreational Boating & Jet Ski Accidents (Traumatic Brain & Spinal Cord Injuries) In 2019, the Coast Guard counted 4,168 accidents that involved 613 deaths, 2,559 injuries and approximately $55 million dollars of damage to property because of recreational boating accidents. If you or a loved one has been injured in a boating or personal watercraft…

Read More

Specialized Testing For Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is common and accounts for more than 3 million emergency department visits per year in the United States. The majority of these visits are for mild injuries, mostly the result of falls and motor vehicle crashes. The challenge for doctors is to identify which of…

Read More

Common Causes of Wrong Way Car Wrecks & Head-on Collisions On Sunday afternoon on November 29, 2020, near Asheville, NC, there was crash on I-240 westbound between two vehicles. Officers on the scene say in their initial reports that it appears the crash was caused by one of the drivers going the wrong way on…

Read More

Experienced Unconsciousness After a Serious Head Injury? Unconsciousness is when someone appears to be asleep and suddenly becomes unable to respond to stimuli. The length of time someone is unconscious can vary from a few seconds, like when someone faints, or for long periods of time. If someone is unconscious, they may stop breathing or…

Read More