Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

What to Know About Drinking Alcohol After a Traumatic Brain Injury

by NPHM | July 6th, 2020

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are among the most devastating types of injuries people experience from accidents. TBIs can be caused by auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, boat accidents, slip and fall accidents, and more. People who suffer TBIs often experience long-term and sometimes even permanent side effects, including changes in personality, impaired cognition, and reduced fine […]

Traumatic Brain Injuries in Ohio

by NPHM | July 3rd, 2020

Contributing to a substantial number of deaths and permanent disability cases, traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious public health problem in the United States, according to the Brain Injury Association of Ohio (BIAO). In 2014, about 2.87 million TBI-related emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths occurred in the United States, including over 837,000 […]

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 Addison Durham | 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 […]