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Oct 10, 2017

Do Women Experience Traumatic Brain Injuries Differently Than Men?

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The International Journal of Critical Injury and Science recently reported a clinical study done on the epidemiological consequences of traumatic brain injuries in women and how TBIs on women differ from male TBIs. The studies were conducted in India. Most studies, prior to this Indian female study, have been about men. The study yielded interesting—and [...]

Sep 29, 2017

Photophobia and Traumatic Brain Injury

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A report by Optometry Review published in December 2015 explored common vision problems, especially photophobia, that occur after a traumatic brain injury. The report was prepared by Christopher L. Shur, OD, and several other eye doctors. To determine the severity of at TBI (mild to severe), doctors usually use a Glasgow coma scale. According to [...]

Sep 7, 2017

University of Pennsylvania Study Concludes an Mild TBI is an Oxymoron

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A 2015 study by the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that mild, concussion-type injuries often cause severe cognitive impairments. The study focused on SNTF, a brain protein, which shows in the blood after a victim suffers some concussions.  SNTF “signals the type of brain damage” that is believed to be [...]

Aug 31, 2017

The Hard Truth: Facts About Comas

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Vehicle accidents often cause Tennessee drivers and passengers to be violently thrown about their car or truck, causing the brain to shake and suffer a traumatic injury. Comas are a potential complication for anyone who suffers a traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to the Mayo Clinic, a coma is a lengthy state of unconsciousness during [...]

Aug 16, 2017

Congratulations, Rocky McElhaney, on Being Selected for Inclusion in the National Brain Injury Trial Lawyers Association – Top 25!

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The Rocky McElhaney Law Firm has always fought to protect the rights and futures of people who have sustained traumatic brain injuries. We know what kind of challenges a TBI victim will face on the road to his or her recovery, and how an act of negligence can change a person’s life – and the [...]