Studies done by WebMD have discovered that older veterans who suffer brain injuries causing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are twice as likely to develop age-related dementia and Alzheimer’s than brain injuries without PTSD. Soldiers fighting for what the United States was founded on continues to get harder and more dangerous with new enemies the unpredictability…

Every day, soldiers face the prospect of suffering a brain injury that can cause serious problems after the fighting stops.  If that wasn’t difficult enough, National Public Radio reports that the military has had a problem treating and diagnosing these brain injuries. Our brain injury lawyers believe military scientists and researchers should do everything they…

Mark William Calaway, a.k.a. “The Undertaker”, suffered several injuries — including a concussion — during a wrestling match two weeks ago.  The news of The Undertaker’s concussion comes courtesy of the Baltimore Sun. World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has seen its share of injured athletes.  Wrestling, albeit fake, can cause serious injuries to the “entertainers”.  There…

The New York Times reports wholesale changes in the National Football League’s (NFL) concussion committee.  This is the same committee that has been reprimanded by Congress because they feel the committee hasn’t done enough to protect NFL players. It’s no secret that concussions in the National Football League have become a oft-discussed topic in the…

ABC KGO News 7 in Sacramento is reporting about a new law that requires young skiers and snowboarders to wear helmets that prevent brain injuries.  The new law is a preventative measure for next winter in response to about 7,000 brain injuries that could have been prevented by wearing a helmet.

The fourth annual Walk n’ Roll and KidsAbilities Carnival was hosted by the Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation in New Jersey according to details from NJToday.net.  The hospital — the nation’s largest pediatric hospital when dealing with children’s brain injuries — has been hosting the event as a way to raise money to provide medical treatments…

A Coronado resident — seeking to defy the odds — is training to become the first person with cerebral palsy to climb El Capitan at Yosemite National Park, according to the San Diego Union Tribune. If he succeeds, it could give hope to many that wish to do great things after a traumatic brain injury.

Four years ago this November, the Nintendo Wii was released as a next-generation video game system for a new wave of gamers.  Our brain injury lawyers had no idea this console would be able to help people recover from some symptoms of a traumatic brain injury. According to a press release, researchers at a university…

One thing is clear after yesterday’s hearing:  congress wants the National Football League (NFL) to do more about preventing concussions and head injuries for its players. The two new chairmen of the NFL’s Head, Neck and Spine Committee were unable to answer all the questions from the House Judiciary Committee.  As such, two House Representatives…

After several California youngsters suffered serious brain injuries as a result of getting hit by baseballs hit by aluminum bats, some regulators want to ban aluminum bats to prevent more serious sports-related brain injuries. Our brain injury lawyers believe that if there is some correlation between serious sports-related brain injuries and aluminum bats, maybe those…

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