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New Movie ‘Concussion’ Brings Awareness to TBI

'Concussion' Sheds Light on the Seriousness of TBI The new film Concussion (watch the trailer below) undoubtedly has players, loved ones, and those who simply love the game, thinking about the possible long-term health risks associated with football. Some may even question whether the game is worth the risk. Contrary to popular belief, football … [Read more...]

South Carolina DUI Consejos

Si usted ha sido detenido por conducir bajo la influencia (DUI). Hay muchas cosas que usted necesita saber: Si usted es detenido bajo la sospecha de manejar en estado de embriaguez, y si el oficial siente olor a bebidas alcohólicas, él o ella le preguntara si ha estado consumiendo bebidas alcohólicas. Usted NO TIENE que contestar ninguna … [Read more...]

Irmo Doctor Testifies in Federal Drug Ring Trial

In Drug Ring Kingpin’s Trial, Irmo Doctor Testifies to Being Used A long-time doctor from Irmo testified in a federal drug trial for his role in a drug ring that sold Oxycodone and other prescription drugs. During his testimony, he claimed he was an unwitting pawn in the organized Columbia drug trafficking ring. “I have just done this for a long … [Read more...]

GM Ignition Switch Death Awards Issued

GM Approves $594.5 million to Compensate 399 Victims of the Faulty Ignition Switches With the January deadline coming up quickly, GM’s ignition switch compensation fund has begun to issue financial compensation to hundreds of car accident victims and their families. The latest data released by the compensation fund shows that many of the victims, … [Read more...]

Bar Loses Liquor License After Patron Died

After Fatal Car Accident Killed Drunk Patron, Massachusetts Bar Loses Liquor License In the early hours of New Year’s Day, bar patron James McLaughlin crashed his car, killing himself and injuring two other passengers in a severe drunk driving accident. The bar, Common Ground in Arlington, Massachusetts, has since been closed by the Board of … [Read more...]

US Soccer Federation Bans “Headers” for Youth 10 and Younger

US Soccer Federation Bans Headers for Youth 10 Years Old and Younger After a concussion lawsuit from 2014 was finally settled, the US Soccer Federation has released new guidelines for young players that should help prevent traumatic brain injuries later in life. The group officially banned “headers” – hitting the soccer ball with the head instead … [Read more...]

Fort Jackson Acknowledges Dam Breach Contributed to Flooding

Fort Jackson Releases Info Confirming Dam Failures Led to Flooding Columbia is still recovering from the flooding which occurred following the Semmes Lake Dam Breach.  After more than thirty days of silence, Fort Jackson officials released a statement confirming breaches on the western side of the Fort Jackson military base could have contributed … [Read more...]

Traumatic Brain Injury Could Increase Risk of Criminal Charges

Suffering Traumatic Brain Injury Could Increase Risk of Criminal Offenses and Charges A new medical study suggests that suffering a traumatic brain injury can dramatically increase the chances the patient will participate in criminal activity. The likelihood of an individual criminally offending with a TBI rose as much as 60% in some cases. “The … [Read more...]

Boeing 767 Engine Explodes Mid Runway

Airplane Engine Explodes Mid Runway Forcing Evacuation On Thursday, October 29,th pilots of a Boeing 767, operated by Dynamic International Airways, departed the gate despite warnings concerning a possible problem. While on the runway preparing for take off, the airplane engine burst into flames. Passengers and crew were forced to evacuate the … [Read more...]

Sen. Harry Reid Files Personal Injury Lawsuit Against Exercise Band

Exercise Band Injures Senator Harry Reid, Personal Injury Lawsuit Filed Fiery democratic senator, Harry Reid, suffered a serious eye injury after an exercise band allegedly caused him to break several bones around his eye, as well as several ribs. After almost a year of undergoing treatment, Reid has not only been forced to leave his political … [Read more...]