FAQ: Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury

FAQ: Recovery from Traumatic Brain Injury

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month According to the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), more than 5.3 million adults and children in the United States have a permanent brain injury-related disability. This is equivalent to about one in every sixty people living with a TBI. Head trauma can result from car accidents, sports-related injuries, […]

5 Surprising Facts About Daylight Saving Time

As Louisiana prepares to “spring forward” yet again, you might pay little attention to this odd yearly ritual, other than a moment of annoyance at losing an hour of sleep. The truth, though, is that the time change has more of an impact on our lives than most people realize.

Quick Facts on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

Neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) defines a group of health conditions newborns experience after exposure to addictive opiate or other drugs while it was in the womb of their mother. Unfortunately, birth mothers prescribed an opioid pain killer may not have realized the effect the drug would have on their fetus during pregnancy. In this instance, […]

What are Some Common Injuries from Auto Accidents?

When you’re in an auto accident, it’s a traumatic experience. You feel a rush of adrenaline, and stress hormones such as cortisol surge through your body. This can mask the pain of injuries, so you may not even be aware that you’ve suffered injury until several days after the accident. Or you may realize that […]

Why Are Traumatic Brain Injury Cases so Complicated?

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are particularly challenging from a legal perspective. This type of injury is not like other personal injury cases. Brain injuries have the potential to linger for years, decades, or even the remainder of one’s life. In some cases, the victim does not feel the effects of the accident and injury until […]

What to Do When Your Mom is Injured in New Orleans

Personal injuries aren’t location-specific. You can have an auto accident or slip and fall anywhere in the world. If a friend or relative – your mother, for example – is injured in New Orleans, what can you do to help? When you or a loved one suffer a personal injury in New Orleans, you need […]

Five Motorcycle Safety Tips for Valentine’s Day in New Orleans

Although riding a motorcycle can be a fun way to get around New Orleans, it can sometimes pose a danger. For instance, riding a motorcycle can be more difficult to control compared to a car and also provides less protection. Whether you’re a motorcyclist yourself or just share the road with these vehicles, you’ll want […]

Common Fractures & Muscle Strains Caused by Car Accidents

Over 81,000 people received injuries in Louisiana car crashes last year, according to Louisiana State University’s Highway Research Group. At Mike Brandner Injury Attorneys, our Louisiana car accident lawyers understand that injuries can sometimes have a long-term impact on victims’ physical and emotional well-being, as well as their ability to earn a living and enjoy […]

Brain Injuries and Aggressive Driving

Many studies have identified links between aggressive driving, psychological issues and substance abuse with greater risks for auto accidents. This study chose to expand on that research and determine if there is a connection between driving and individuals with traumatic brain injuries. The Link Between Traumatic Brain Injuries and Aggressive Driving Although driving can seem […]

Tips for Living With a Traumatic Brain Injury

Recovery from traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be a difficult, long-term process. Depending on the severity of a head injury, someone may have to relearn how to walk, talk, and complete basic daily tasks. In addition to these challenges, living with TBI often means adjusting to changes in your emotions and thought processes. Some of […]

 

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