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Drones and Traumatic Brain Injury

Drones and TBI

A woman was pushing her baby’s carriage down a Pasadena, California, shopping street when her 11-month old baby was hit in the head with shrapnel from a drone that had crashed into the ground. Yes, a drone. This was not military aircraft that is used in foreign countries to drop bombs in areas where it is […]

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Accidents & Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injury

When you have suffered a traumatic brain injury as the result of an accident, the consequences can be serious and life-long. According to a March 2015 CDC report, there are approximately 2.5 million traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) in the United States every year. Victims of TBIs may find it difficult to get answers and find all the […]

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Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Be Life-Threatening

doctor looking at brain x-ray

The movie Concussion is based on the true story of a doctor in a coroner’s office who determined that former professional football player, ”Iron” Mike Webster, suffered and died from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Webster played for the Pittsburgh Steelers. CTE is a traumatic brain injury caused by repeated blows to the head. The story […]

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Facts About Concussions From Traffic Collisions

Head injuries and concussions

A concussion is a form of traumatic brain injury (TBI). It can be limited in nature and resolve in just a few days. It can also be severe and long lasting. The victim may lose consciousness, have ongoing dizziness, confusion and suffer other enduring consequences that affect not only the injured person, but also family members, […]

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