ClickCease Brain Injury Archives | Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger

What accidents commonly cause brain injuries?

Traumatic brain injuries occur in a wide variety of ways throughout the state of California. Often, these incidents are caused by the negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity. The Facts About Brain Injuries According to data available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we can see that there were approximately…

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Types of Brain Injuries

Primary brain injuries refer to the sudden injury the brain can incur right at the time of an impact. Secondary brain injuries refer to the changes that occur over the hours and days following a primary brain injury. This includes changes at the chemical, tissue, cellular, or blood vessel levels that contribute to further injury…

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Proving Invisible Injuries

When a person sustains a brain injury, the causes of symptoms are not always apparent on CT or MRI. There are not always X-rays that show a skull fracture or that reflect free blood in the brain tissue. Findings like dilated pupils, loss of consciousness, and loss of coordination can be transitory. Occasionally there are…

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Neurobehavioral Problems After a Brain Injury

Our clients who survive mild, moderate, and severe traumatic brain injuries often suffer post-traumatic chronic neurobehavioral issues. Whether we can convince jurors these complications are real and life-changing requires that our clients pursue appropriate treatment and evaluation. What are Neurological Issues After a Brain Injury Neurobehavioral conditions that are a consequence of a brain injury…

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How is brain injury severity determined?

Brain injuries occur in a wide variety of ways, and they can range in levels of severity. Determining the severity of a brain injury is important to obtaining maximum compensation for our clients. The Glasgow Coma Score and Brain Injury Severity The historical tool for determining brain injury severity is the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS)….

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Choosing The Right Attorney for Your TBI Case

If you or somebody you care about has sustained a traumatic brain injury caused by another person, corporation, business, or government agency in California, you need the best lawyer possible to recover full and fair compensation for your losses. Your lawyer needs to be working on your behalf as soon as possible after your injury…

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