Everyone loves enjoying the summer months with outdoor activities, especially in places where winter is so cold! However, being outdoors can also pose safety hazards that should not be ignored. There is often a surge in personal injuries during the summer months as people are outside and more active. Following some basic safety tips may help to prevent many of these injuries.
One question often asked about traumatic brain injuries is whether a victim can recover damages if he or she willingly participated in the activity that resulted in the TBI. This is especially important in sports-related TBI cases, when a player may suffer a concussion or worse during rough play.
A recent article notes that the widow of a former University of Southern California player is currently involved in suing the NCAA for failure to protect Matthew Gee from repeated head trauma. Alana Gee claims that the NCAA’s negligence led to Gee’s death in 2018 from brain damage.
Nothing could be more exciting than riding a speeding snowmobile or a fast-moving ATV across the beautiful Alaskan landscape, but this recreational activity comes at a steep cost for some. ATV accidents tend to cause serious life-changing and life-threatening injuries, particularly among young people, and the number of these types of accidents seems to be increasing.
Concussions are one of the most common types of traumatic brain injury or TBI, and children and teens are at particular risk. Because children and teens are likely to be involved in high-risk activities such as sports, riding ATVs or being involved in car crashes, it is important to understand the totality of the impact of a concussion on young, developing brains.
Traumatic brain injuries or TBIs are some of the most devastating of all personal injuries. Many people understand that TBIs can negatively impact a person’s life, but how many people know the true level of that impact? Another little-known TBI fact is that there are many different types of traumatic brain injuries and these can … Read more
Alaska currently leads the nation in death related to traumatic brain injury, according to the University of Alaska. Mayor Mark Springer of Bethel notes that TBIs affect many Alaska residents, often due to the common use of utility vehicles and snowmobiles. He also notes that the use of head protection such as helmets can reduce … Read more
Certain types of personal injury accidents are not strictly “personal.” They have an effect on the families and communities of the people who suffer them. While the personal effects may be the most noticeable and dramatic, both traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and spinal cord injuries (SCIs) have an impact on the economy as well.
Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is one of the most serious of all types of injury. It involves trauma to various areas of the brain, and the results can range from mild to devastating. Understanding more about TBI can make it easier to know how to handle the aftermath of these injuries, particularly as it involves increased living expenses and medical costs. For those who have suffered a TBI, it is critical to receive compensation to pay for treatment.
Traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs, affect more than 1.5 million Americans per year, according to the Centers for Disease Control. However, what these statistics do not show is how many other people are affected–people such as family, friends, and coworkers. This number is far greater than the actual number of victims and increases the already astronomical … Read more
Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, remains one of the most costly and serious types of personal injury. However, many people assume that deadly TBIs occur in things like vehicle accidents or from violence such as a gunshot wound or assault with a blunt object. In reality, slip and fall accidents account for about half of … Read more