Children are Not Miniature Adults when it comes to Brain Injury Children between ages 9 and 14 make up the largest group of football players in the country, larger in total numbers than high school, college and professional players. Until [ Read More ]
Dementia Can Be Result of Previous Traumatic Brain Injury
A recent study in Finland establishes that a severe head injury, especially during middle age, could dramatically increase the risk for developing dementia later in life. The study included 40,639 Finnish adults between the ages of 18 and 65 who [ Read More ]
New Pennsylvania Law – Physicians Themselves MUST Obtain Patient’s Consent
Whenever you are being offered the choice of a medical treatment, you are entitled to know all the risks, benefits and alternatives. The law in Pennsylvania now requires that the treating physician is responsible to do this and is not [ Read More ]
What? My Treating Doctor Won’t Testify?
A present client suffered serious orthopedic injuries when a drunk driver crossed the center line of a highway and struck his car head on. An orthopedist was assigned to him by the hospital when brought in as a trauma patient. [ Read More ]
3 Successful Ways I Prove Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI)
This blog is the 3rd blog in a series of three that I have written for clients or family members of clients who have sustained a brain injury in an accident of any kind. As discussed in my previous blogs, [ Read More ]
What is a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI)?
This blog is the 2nd blog in a series of three that I have written for clients or family members of clients who have sustained a brain injury in an accident of any kind. A MTBI (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury) [ Read More ]
Brain Injured Clients Need a Lawyer Who Understands the Brain
This blog is the 1st blog in a series of three that I have written for clients or family members of clients who have sustained a brain injury in an accident of any kind. Although one doctor’s classification of a [ Read More ]
The Effects of Concussions on Baseball Hitting Stats
A recent study published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine concluded that position players in major league baseball who sustain concussions suffer statistically measurable dips in hitting statistics.
ImPACT Testing and Youth Baseball – What Is It and Why You Need It
Recently, on my son’s 12th birthday, I took him to Bucks Fit in Bucks County to take a 20 minute test of his baseline cognitive functioning called the ImPACT test. What is an ImPACT test? This test is intended to [ Read More ]
2 Clear and Simple Concussion Rules for Youth Baseball
In my last blog, “14 Signs of a Concussion and Why Youth Baseball Needs Guidelines”, I introduced you to Johnny and the dilemma faced by his coach. Johnny, the shortstop, had suffered a collision with a teammate in a playoff [ Read More ]