Category: Brain Injuries

Jan 20

The Variability of Spinal Cord Injuries

When we deal with large trucking cases we often see clients with some sort of spinal cord injury.   And while, in our experience these injuries more common in trucking cases, or in cases involving vehicle rollovers, spinal cord injuries can occur in any type of injury accident. The fact that a person has a spinal …

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Aug 27

More Proof that We Are Learning Concussions Have Long Lasting Effects

Our understanding of the impacts of head injuries has come a long way over the past few years.  This is another small bit of evidence that institutions are finally figuring out how significant such injuries can be.  A recent settlement relating to concussions among NCAA athletes will likely have long-lasting implications for past, present, and …

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Aug 11

Bike Safety Tips for Children

Learning to ride a bike is still an American right of passage for a young child. The freedom bike riding brings to kids also needs some common-sense parenting to avoid unnecessary accidents and injuries. With all we know about brain injuries these days, the use of a helmet while not required is a good idea.  …

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Jul 30

See The Doctor After a Crash: Delay Can Cost You Money and Health

Earlier this summer, a Boise resident learned the hard way that injuries are not always immediately apparent after an accident. The man was riding his bicycle to work near our office of Hays Street around 7:30 in the morning when a car turn abruptly right just after passing him.  The cyclist was wearing a helmet …

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May 12

Concussions Carry Both Short- and Long-term Risks

If you’re ever in a car accident, do not make the mistake of assuming that a headache, dizziness, or nausea are normal. These symptoms could be signs of a concussion, which is the result of a traumatic brain injury caused by a severe blow to the head or body. A concussion is not to be …

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Apr 02

One Concussion Can Lead to a Changed Brain- Be Sure Any TBI is Fully Evaluated in Your Injury Case

Even one concussion can lead to long-term structural damage to the brain and long-term negative health effects.  A recently reported new study points to the long-term consequences of concussion.  As lawyers focused on brain injury, we have long been aware that concussions can lead to long-term problems.  And the knowledge that repetitive concussions can cause …

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May 21

Even “Mild” Brain Injuries In Children Can Have Substantial Consequences

Brain injuries in general, but particularly children, have become a focus of more research over the past few years.  Few things bring any issue into the public limelight like the NFL focusing on it. Focus on these injuries has also been rising because of how many our fighting men and women have suffered in Iraq …

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Jun 15

Motorcycles, Motorcyclists, Injuries, Brain Injury and Mature Idaho Bikers

As all of us who ride know, while it may be hidden beneath our shades and helmets, but many of us out on the roads these days have some gray hairs, wrinkles and “experience”.   It is unfortunate but true that car and truck drivers continue to disregard the right of way for motorcycle riders, and …

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