Traumatic Brain Injury Linked to Higher Incidence of Road Rage and Crashes

A recent study, published in the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention, found that drivers who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) had much higher rates of road rage and were much more likely to be involved in a traffic accident than those who have not. The study shows a brain injury link to road […]

Brain Disease Found in 96% of Deceased NFL Players Tested

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive and devastating brain disease caused by repeated head trauma, including subconcussive trauma to the brain. 87 out of 91 Deceased NFL players have tested positive for CTE. That’s 96% Conclusive tests can only be performed post-mortem. For years the NFL tried to deny that there was any connection […]

4 Common Motorcycle Accident Injuries

More than 80% of motorcycle accidents result in injury or death to the motorcyclist, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The importance of wearing the proper gear cannot be overstated. Helmets get the most press, but you also need the right gloves, jackets, pants, and boots to protect your entire body. Here […]

Caregivers: Supporting Your Injured Loved One

After a serious accident, you want to be supportive of your injured loved one, but you may not know how. It’s an unexpected situation, and it leaves many caregivers and other family members and friends at a loss for what to do. Recovery from serious injuries, such as brain injury and other debilitating injuries, can […]

National Mental Health Month – A Look at America’s Mental Health

As National Mental Health Month draws to a close, we would like to take a look at America’s mental health, and ask that as the year moves forward and we move on to focus on other important topics, you do not let mental health awareness fall by the wayside in your family, community, and workplace. […]

Mental Health Month: Changing the Way We Look at Mental Health

May is Mental Health Month, and this year Mental Health America is focusing on the theme “B4Stage4”. The idea behind the title is that we try to catch serious health conditions, such as cancer, in the early stages when treatment is easier and more likely to be successful, and we should do the same with […]

Do I Have A Brain Injury?

May is Mental Health Month, and it would be remiss to skip over the very serious impact that brain injury can have on mental health. Unidentified brain injury is a very common problem that can negatively affect your life. The injury may have happened recently or many years ago, even in childhood. The symptoms are […]

Do I Have a Claim if I Was Not Wearing a Helmet in My Motorcycle Accident?

You can still sue and recover damages for your motorcycle accident injuries, even if you were not wearing a helmet. There are many factors involved. The fact that you were not wearing a helmet can make it very difficult to recover compensation in some states, and it may reduce the amount of money you receive. […]

Ejection from a Vehicle

One of the most dangerous scenarios, in a car accident, is occupant ejection from the vehicle. Seat belts help to prevent ejection, but a defective seat belt and other vehicle defects can lead to ejection of belted occupants. Similarly, child car seats help to prevent ejection infants and toddlers, but if the seat is not […]