Types of Car Accidents

Share List Different Types of Car Accidents When it comes to car accidents, they and come in all shapes and sizes. Some types of car accidents are more likely than others and some put the driver and passengers of the vehicle at serious risk of injury. It is important to know a few of the […]

Common Birth Injuries

Share List When your child born, it can be the happiest time of your life. Unfortunately, sometimes there are complications during the birthing process that result in injuries. If the doctor was acting recklessly during the birthing process and caused the injury, you may be entitled to compensation. If your child suffered a birth injury, […]

Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Share List When an elder relative is admitted into a nursing home, trust is being placed in an establishment. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Nursing home abuse and neglect happen more than you think. It can be hard to tell if your loved one is being abused or neglected by nursing home officials. […]

What is Traumatic Brain Injury?

Share List Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a sudden physical assault on the head, such as a bump, blow, jolt or wound that breaks through the skull, causes damage to the brain that disrupts normal functioning. The damage can cause bruising, swelling or tearing of brain tissue and may be focal, confined to one […]

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Share List For most of us, the sadness that comes with watching the days begin to shorten and the temperatures start to drop, as summer gives way to fall, is tempered with anticipation for the holiday season trifecta; Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. For some, however, this time of year kicks off seasonal affective disorder (SAD), […]

What is Non-Traumatic Brain Injury?

Share List Brain injuries are not uncommon. Almost 2 million people in the U.S. sustain some type of new brain injury each year, and over five million live with the after-effects of brain injury. These numbers include both types of brain injury: traumatic brain injury (TBI) and non-traumatic brain injury (NTBI), also called acquired brain […]

What is Dementia?

Share List Dementia is a term that describes a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. It is not a specific disease or condition but, rather, an overall term that describes a wide range of symptoms. Alzheimer’s disease, which affects 60 to 80 percent of those diagnosed with dementia, is a […]

What is Alztheimer’s?

Share List Alzheimer’s: What is it? Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia, is a brain disorder that progressively destroys memory and thinking skills, ultimately resulting in the inability to carry out even the simplest tasks. Currently ranked as the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., more recent research suggests that it […]