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  • Common Testing: Will it Help With TBI Diagnosis?

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Aug-2005

    Family members, as well as victims, often learn of various tests purportedly administered following traumatic brain injury. Whether the tests were administered in a given case, and whether positive results were found, may not conclusively establish, nor rule out, the existence of brain injury. Nonetheless, brief description of common tests follows: (a) Glasgow Coma Scale. Often times administered ...
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  • Help for Families and Care Givers

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Aug-2005

    “My husband used to be so calm. But after his injury, he started to explode over the littlest things. He didn’t even know he had changed.” When someone close to you has sustained a TBI, it can be hard to know how best to help. They may say that they are “fine”, but you can tell from how they are acting that something has changed. If you notice that your family member ...
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  • Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Aug-2005

    Those who sustain concussion, hemorrhage, significant loss of consciousness, coma, and/or skull fractures are typically diagnosed as having sustained a “moderate” to “severe” traumatic brain injury. Injuries of this nature are generally detectable on CT, MRI, and other imaging devices. In many instances, the patient’s very survival is an issue. Brain swelling, ...
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  • $340,000 Mild TBI/Whiplash/Vehicular Collision

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Jan-2005

    Settlement reached with defendant TRANSIT DISTRICT when plaintiff was rear-ended by a transit bus. Plaintiff sustained a mild TBI, though plaintiff had a ten-year pre-existing history of debilitating migraines. Plaintiff also suffered from a whiplash during the accident though all x-rays and neuro-imaging was negative. Case settled on second day of trial.
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  • $400,000 mild TBI/auto/truck accident

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 1-Jan-2005

    In Hall v. Lopez Brothers Trucking settlement was reached with defendant trucking company when plaintiff’s vehicle was struck by run away truck. Plaintiff sustained a mild TBI, though plaintiff had normal x-rays and neuro-imaging. Plaintiff also suffered from a whip-lash during the accident. Policy limits were obtained.
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