DUI Charges Unearth Brain Tumor in Suspect

Woman Charged with DUI Actually Had Brain Tumor A Dallas-area woman with four children dropped her kids off at daycare one morning, then passed out and crashed. In too many scenarios, the office would be correct after arresting her on DUI charges – not in this case, the charges led to the discovery of a brain tumor. "It's an interesting way to … [Read more...]

March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

Understand Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month and Your Rights During March The Brain Injury Association of America notes that March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month. Too many people suffer traumatic brain injuries in the US, often due to another’s negligence or reckless endangerment. The BIA’s TBI theme for 2015 to 2017 is “Not … [Read more...]

Family Sues Youth Football League for Untreated Traumatic Brain Injury That Led to Death

Family Sues Youth Football League for Untreated Traumatic Brain Injury Causing CTE, and Suicide A family has filed a lawsuit against Pop Warner, a youth football league, after learning that their son had CTE – chronic traumatic encephalopathy – a degenerative brain disease caused by untreated traumatic brain injury, and which can lead to … [Read more...]

Ex-Pro WWE Wrestlers File Traumatic Brain Injury Lawsuit

Former Pro Wrestlers Sue WWE for Ignoring Traumatic Brain Injury Two former professional wrestlers who were part of the World Wrestling Entertainment Inc entertainment company have a potential class action lawsuit against the private entertainment group, alleging that the industry promotes violence and ignores concussions during matches, which can … [Read more...]

Mirena IUD Brain Injury Lawsuits Will Not Consolidate

JPML Will Not Consolidate Mirena IUD Brain Injury Claims The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) announced on August 12th that they would not consolidate the Mirena IUD brain injury  lawsuits that allege brain tumors and other neurological conditions caused by the birth control device because there are too few lawsuits. The JPML … [Read more...]

Kids’ Concussions Can Appear Later, Stay Longer

Children’s Symptoms of Concussion Can Appear Longer after Injury, Last Longer According to a new study, kids who suffer a concussion can have lingering effects after the physical symptoms go away. A study from the emergency medicine division at Boston Children’s Hospital found that headaches, dizziness, and blurry vision can appear right after a … [Read more...]

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