Just like food, beverages, medicines, and household products, even your child’s car seat has an expiration date. Many parents, including this St. Louis mom, are stunned at the news: “They don’t tell you that at the store when you buy it; I never saw it on the package; I had never heard of it,” she…

Slips and falls can often cause serious injury including broken bones, spinal cord injury, and even traumatic brain injury or skull fractures. Unfortunately, they can also happen anywhere when safety measures are not fully met. Now, in a case out of Texas, a mother is coping with her son’s school accident after he slipped and…

One head shot caused a concussion for Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard this year. Another infamous head shot caused a concussion that changed Eric Lindros’s career forever. Hopefully soon, these concussion-causing head shots will be banned from hockey permanently.  The National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League’s Players Association’s (NHLPA) Competition Committee have…

Are you the parent of a child athlete?  If so, does the sport your child play involve a lot of contact?  Do you know everything you should when it comes to concussions?  A study on children’s health revealed that parents don’t know as much about concussions as they should.  Details of the study were reported…

Hockey players know that body checking, which is using your body to block another player, is a part of the sport.  It just happens.  According to a report by National Public Radio, there has been a movement to ban body checking in youth sports to prevent serious brain injuries. When it comes to young brains,…

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…

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…

A 13-year-old upstate New York high school student died as a result of a sports-related brain injury.  The student was practicing with his high school baseball team when he was hit by a ball according to details from the Watertown Daily Times. Our brain injury attorneys have seen the rapid influx of attention being paid…

Regular readers of our brain injury lawyer blog know that many former football players suffer from post-concussion syndrome and dementia from their sports-related brain injuries.  With more than three million young kids and one million high school students playing football, we need to be preventing concussions. USA Football — the organization that runs youth football…

Terms like jumbo shrimp, boneless ribs, awfully pretty and cold sweat are considered oxymorons — words that contradict themselves.  Mild traumatic brain injuries are another of those terms. If you take anything from our brain injury lawyer blog, make it to always treat a head injury as a serious injury.  Even though the term mild…

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