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Traumatic Brain Injuries In Florida Accidents

By Larry Hornsby |

Some of the most dangerous and potentially life-changing injuries that one can sustain in an auto accident involve the brain. Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) affect thousands every year, and can lead to a host of complications that range from mood changes to physical weakness to neurological disorders. If you or a loved one has… Read More »

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Showing Traumatic Brain Injuries In Court

By Larry Hornsby |

In civil litigation, proof of injuries is a major cornerstone of the evidence required to hold a defendant liable. However, some injuries can easily be misunderstood or misinterpreted, which may lead to an adverse outcome when it is not necessarily appropriate. Nowhere is this more common than with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), which are… Read More »

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What Is A Traumatic Brain Injury?

By Larry Hornsby |

In this day and age, when people hear about traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), they tend to associate the term with athletes, in particular with the National Football League (NFL) and its players, given the links discovered between the sport and several types of TBIs. However, in reality, TBIs occur due to many different issues,… Read More »

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Brain Injuries And Florida Negligence Law

By Larry Hornsby |

Most people tend to labor under the misapprehension that brain injuries only occur after severe violence, or that they only happen to the elderly. Neither is true, and if the average person is not careful, they run the risk of sustaining their own traumatic brain injury. However, if such an injury happens because of… Read More »

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Busting Myths About Traumatic Brain Injuries

By Larry Hornsby |

Brain injuries, especially of the traumatic variety, are quite common in the United States, most often among young adults, but they are suffered across every demographic. Yet despite how common they are, there are a number of persistent myths that are repeated as gospel when they are simply inaccurate. If you or a loved… Read More »

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Former NFL Players Want Workers’ Compensation For Brain Injuries

By Larry Hornsby |

On November 21, 2016, approximately 140 former players from the National Football League (NFL) filed suit in Fort Lauderdale, requesting workers’ compensation due to years of significant head injuries, alleging that many gave rise to chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). CTE is a particular type of brain injury. Historically, no such compensation has been awarded,… Read More »

Living With Traumatic Brain Injuries

By Larry Hornsby |

Traumatic brain injuries are a common cause of disability and death in every state, with as many as 1.7 million occurring each year. Many are caused by the negligence of other people. If you or a loved one is unfortunate enough to suffer one, you may be able to seek compensation, with the right… Read More »

Protect Your Child from an Injury This Summer

By Larry Hornsby |

Summer vacation is a time for out-of-the-classroom learning and making lifetime memories. It is also a time where children are especially vulnerable to accidents and injuries. If your child is injured in an accident, seek medical attention for him or her right away. As with adult injury victims, it is critical that child victims… Read More »

Brain Injuries: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself and Assert your Rights

By Larry Hornsby |

The brain is the body’s most important organ. The brain transmits signals to all the other organs, ensuring that they work properly while also controlling an individual’s cognitive functions, emotions, and perception of the world as he or she moves through it. When an individual suffers an injury to the head, he or she… Read More »

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