Brain Injury

Help is available in the wake of a brain injury

Discovering that a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury is a difficult thing to come to terms with. There is a good chance that they will require help and support. The injury could even result in significant changes to his or her lifestyle. In a previous article we discussed the various types of… read more

Couple fights New York zoo after accident causes brain injury

When a loved one is hurt, it is always a distressing experience. If you are fortunate, it will be something minor that heals quickly, but sadly this is not always the case. Head injuries, in particular, can have life-changing consequences. The brain is very delicate and any form of head trauma can result in permanent… read more

What types of brain injury are there?

As you may already know, a brain injury can be a particularly serious matter. It can affect a person’s ability to form new memories or cause them to lose existing ones. It can impair their movement, speech and even their consciousness. For some people, it can change them completely and permanently, leaving them unable to… read more

Young girl suffers brain injury in New York accident

Head trauma is always worrying, however minor it may seem. The effects of a brain injury do not always present themselves immediately, so victims are often left with concerns for weeks after their injury occurs. For those victims who find they have symptoms of a brain injury, matters are even more serious, as they may… read more

New York Giants owner pledges millions for brain injury research

Many people recognize that a head injury can have serious after effects, but one thing that is not so well-known is that symptoms of lasting damage are not always immediately apparent. Some victims of head trauma may not even see a doctor, thinking it was a harmless knock. It is impossible to predict how many… read more

Brother-in-law of British prince dies in Manhattan brain injury

The brain is a delicate thing and it only takes a seemingly small knock to cause a great deal of damage. It is an unfortunate fact that head injuries are a common occurrence and their after-effects can be devastating. In a recent and tragic accident in Manhattan, a fall resulted in a fatal head injury… read more

Boxer’s brain injury after NYC fight leads to malpractice suit

When you are ill, injured or at-risk of health problems, you expect a certain standard of care. Many health care professionals perform their duties with diligence, but unfortunately this is not always the case.  Medical negligence can occur within hospitals but in other arenas, too. No matter where it occurs, it can have serious consequences… read more

“March On” in New York raises awareness for brain injury victims

Experiencing any form of head trauma can have lasting effects on an individual and on his or her loved ones. Brain damage can leave victims with reduced mobility, amnesia or even in a comatose state. Many people find their lives and even their relationships with their families permanently changed by their accidents. To raise awareness… read more

New York student’s brain-injury death treated as homicide

No matter how careful you are in day-to-day life, accidents happen. Sometimes these will be minor trips, slips or falls that you can laugh off with no serious repercussions. Others, however, can result in serious injury. One of the most life-threatening injuries a person can suffer is head trauma. Such was the case in New… read more

Traumatic brain injury’s long-lasting effects

Everyone knows that brain injuries are severe. But not everybody knows the full extent of the severity. Oftentimes the injured victim appears to be recovering, or appears not to be as injured as they actually are. A new study found the effects of traumatic brain injury may never fully heal. The study suggests that brain… read more