Medical Malpractice

Fish Oil Supplements Deemed Ineffective

Fish oil is a popular health care supplement, especially among pregnant women. Unfortunately, a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that the risk for serious pregnancy complications of gestational diabetes and preeclampsia are not lowered by taking omega-3 fatty acids. The vitamin is still safe and there are no downsides… read more

Football Helmets Ten Years and Older Deemed Unsafe

Football helmets ten years and older may be insufficient in protecting against serious brain injury, namely concussions. A bump, blow, or jolt taken directly to the head during play can cause a concussion. Any blow to the body severe enough to cause the brain and head to move rapidly will also result in concussion because… read more

Soccer headers may cause traumatic brain injuries

Traumatic brain injuries have permanent detrimental effects on memory, attention and the processing of visual information. Attention parents: It has recently been discovered these injuries can be caused by playing soccer. A recent study found that repeated heading of soccer balls, the act of driving the ball off a player’s head, can affect the brain… read more

New York woman suffers brain injury due to teen’s reckless actions

Brain injuries are very serious. In many cases, a person who has suffered a brain injury will need lifelong care. Last fall, a New York philanthropist and mother suffered a serious brain injury. Through this trauma she lost the use of her left eye. The injury resulted from the negligence and reckless actions of two… read more

Scientists discover link between traumatic brain injuries and PTSD

Traumatic brain injuries can be devastating for those living in New York and beyond. After a person suffers a brain injury, they may be left with headaches, memory loss or problems with speech. Many people need long-term care to treat the brain injury, as well as any other side effects, such as post-traumatic stress disorder…. read more