As school begins again, it is time to think about a topic that affects millions of people each year: traumatic brain injuries, particularly those related to sporting activities. Each year in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control estimate that as many as 3.8 million people will be affected by a TBI, with about 10 percent of those coming from sports and recreational activities. For children, at least 21 percent of all traumatic brain injuries are sports-related.
The case of a woman who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) after a mysterious incident at her the home of her former boyfriend has been settled for $2.55 million. The case provides insight into the legal responsibilities of homeowners to persons injured on their property and illustrates the numerous and unpredictable ways that TBIs can affect a person’s life.
In this issue, the Alaska personal injury lawyers with Barber & Associates will talk about the specifics of the case and how TBIs can affect your lifestyle.
A laborer hired to remove copper and brass piping from a demolition site has been awarded $7.2 million because of unsafe working condition that led to him falling 18 feet onto a concrete floor. How it Happened As the man was on a catwalk at the site, he went hard over the railing and took … Read more
According to data from the Centers for Disease Control, 1.7 million people in the U.S. experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. Breaking the numbers down further, we find that of those 1.7 million: 52,000 die 1.3 million receive treatment in a hospital emergency room 275,000 are admitted to a hospital for treatment The … Read more