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TBI Diagnosis and Treatment Issues

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

Traumatic Brain Injury diagnosis and treatment is very uncertain, as outlined below. But TBI statistics are straightforward. These injuries killed almost 70,000 Americans in 2021. Car crashes cause most of these injuries. Seatbelts, airbags, and other restraint systems cannot absorb all the force in a high-speed car wreck. The head and neck are simply… Read More »

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South Asian Train Derailment Survivors Struggle with PTSD

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

While we deal with our own Ohio train derailment, a similar event a half-world away highlights the emotional issues that accident victims face. About half of the Balasore triple train accident survivors at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack are dealing with PTSD. Dr. Jashobanta Mahapatra, associate professor of the Clinical Psychology Department,… Read More »

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What’s The Difference Between A TBI And An ABI?

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

Sudden extreme motion or other force usually causes a Traumatic Brain Injury. Medical conditions, like strokes and birth complications, usually cause Acquired Brain Injuries. Unlike TBIs, ABIs, which are usually related to hypoxia (lack of oxygen to the brain), often occur slowly over time. Over five million Americans live with a TBI or ABI…. Read More »

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Top Three Kinds Of Injury-Related PTSD

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

Post traumatic stress is a natural reaction to a stressful or life-threatening event. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is a brain injury. Extreme stress triggers a chemical imbalance in the brain, which makes it impossible for victims to react logically to stressful situations. Additionally, this imbalance causes symptoms like depression, flashbacks, anger, sleeplessness, and hypervigilance…. Read More »

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What You Should Know About Car Wrecks And TBIs

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

Every year, Traumatic Brain Injuries, many of which are car crash-related, kill over 60,000 Americans. These injuries are progressive. Initial symptoms, like short-term confusion and disorientation, soon become more serious symptoms, like severe headaches and personality changes. Eventually, these symptoms become unmanageable and often fatal. The fatality statistics are just the beginning. Over 1.5… Read More »

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What Causes Brain Injuries?

By Henrietta Ezeoke Law Firm |

Every year, millions of Americans live every day with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Every year, TBIs kill over 64,000 Americans. Diagnosis and treatment issues may explain the high mortality rate. Understandably, many doctors confuse TBIs with accident shock, mostly because initial symptoms are similar. Additionally, many ER and general practice doctors don’t have much… Read More »

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