Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Post-Accident Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries

by Cary Graham | August 2nd, 2016

At Nurenberg Paris, we’ve handled injury cases for 90 years. Some of our clients sustain injuries that heal with time and treatment. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can’t be put in that camp. They are serious, they are dangerous, and they can cause lifelong complications for victims and their families. Worse yet, many accident victims don’t […]

Millions of Americans Affected by Traumatic Brain Injury Annually

by Staff | February 23rd, 2016

The risks of traumatic brain injury have been attracting a great deal of well-deserved attention in recent years. Will Smith’s new movie, “Concussion,” draws much-needed attention to the types of brain injuries suffered by professional football players, as has the class action lawsuit brought against the National Football League by former players seeking damages for […]

Blood Test May Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injuries

by Dana Paris | November 24th, 2015

Results of a simple blood test given in the emergency department may help doctors determine the severity of traumatic brain injuries and predict how well patients will recover. According to Frederick Korley, M.D., Ph.D., at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, head trauma causes a drop in levels of a protein known as brain-derived neurotrophic […]

Determining the Timing of a Brain Injury in the Newborn: What We Can Learn from Brain Imaging – Part Two

by William Jacobson | March 23rd, 2015

A brain imaging study, such as an ultrasound, CAT scan, or MRI, can help answer questions about the timing of a birth injury. One of the issues commonly argued in medical-legal cases involving an infant asphyxiated at birth is whether a brain injury occurred before or during labor and delivery. In an infant hypoxic-ischemic event […]

The Importance of Protecting Student Athletes From Traumatic Brain Injuries

by | September 25th, 2014

Fall is in the air in Ohio, and for many student athletes that means it’s time to take to the field once again. It’s also important to remember the dangers that can be associated with athletes suffering traumatic brain injuries during this time of year. A traumatic brain injury occurs when a blow to the head causes […]