What Is the Eggshell Skull Rule and How Does It Protect Vulnerable People?

Some of us have physical conditions that make us more susceptible to serious injury. For example, someone with brittle bone syndrome might suffer broken bones and serious pain due to an accident, while others might walk away unscathed. The person...

Why Personal Injury Lawsuits Are Important for Brain and Spine Injury Victims

Brain and spinal cord injuries are some of the most devastating consequences of accidents. Each year, more than 1.4 million people suffer traumatic brain injuries or TBI. Sadly, about 50,000 of those are fatal, and another 230,000 lead to lengthy hos...

Legal assistance after traumatic brain injury is essential

When a Texan suffers a head injury, there is always a chance there will be brain damage. Unlike broken bones, cuts and other obvious injuries, the brain is so fragile and integral to normal daily functioning that any brain damage at all can change a ...

The truth about late-appearing brain injuries after car accidents

You recently got in a car accident involving whiplash, but you initially felt fine. While there was some shock and slight discomfort, you were confident you were not seriously injured. Now, a few days later, you are experiencing some pain and wonderi...

Drug used to treat bipolar disorder may also help those with TBI

According to a new study, a drug that is used for treating bipolar disorder might help those with traumatic brain injuries. Specifically, the drug may help with preserving the function of the brain and with preventing the death of nerve cells in thos...