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Brain Injuries

Are Concussions a Traumatic Brain Injury?

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What is a Concussion? While a concussion is categorized as a mild traumatic brain injury and may come without acute symptoms, it can lead to severe complications if left untreated. Here’s what you need to know to stay protected. Should You Worry About a Concussion? Concussions should be taken very seriously. In some cases, someone who has… Continue reading Are Concussions a Traumatic Brain Injury?

What Are The Most Common Causes of Brain Injuries?

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What is a Traumatic Brain Injury? The National Institutes of Health define a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as “a form of acquired brain injury and occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain.” If the head suddenly and violently hits an object, a TBI can occur. TBIs can also happen if an object pierces the… Continue reading What Are The Most Common Causes of Brain Injuries?

Common Brain Injury Symptoms After a Car Accident

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Dealing with a brain injury after a car accident in Missouri can be life-changing. You may not have to deal with all the damages caused by your brain injury if the accident was caused by someone else. If you can prove the other driver acted with negligence by driving recklessly or carelessly, you could be compensated. The… Continue reading Common Brain Injury Symptoms After a Car Accident