9 Things to Know About Brain Injury Litigation

9 Things to Know About Brain Injury Litigation

 

Brain Injury Litigation

Brain injury litigation gets complicated very quickly, and that’s simply because no two brain injuries are the same. Each brain injury lawsuit utilizes state-of-the-art technologies and requires extensive historical research into somewhat similar cases.

For those who find themselves or their loved ones in the middle of a brain injury litigation process, it can be almost nearly impossible to figure out where to begin. This is partly because many brain injuries persist for long periods of time and it can be hard to objectify a brain injury that continually changes.

This article aims to help all of those who find themselves or their loved ones at the beginning of the brain injury litigation process by going over some of the finer details that everyone involved with brain injury litigation needs to know. Being prepared is crucial for all forms of litigation, and for litigation involving such a delicate matter as the well being of a person’s brain, and consequentially their livelihood, you can never be over prepared.

No matter how mild or severe the brain injury, the following are 9 things you need to know about brain injury litigation as it pertains to how an Indianapolis brain injury attorney will deal with these cases.

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A good measure of a community’s vitality is the willingness of its members to perform selfless service. The more people who, together and individually, contribute their time and themselves for the benefit of others, the more the community becomes a better place for all.

Not everyone is inclined to participate in this spirit of service. It is a gift that a relative few choose to give. And one of the ironies of life is that often these social pillars, who do so much worthy of recognition, go unrecognized. Much of what they do is not glamorous. Many of them do not seek attention for their service. But they and their activities are key to making Indianapolis such a great place to live, work and raise a family.

Truck Accident Leaves Indiana Toll Road Looking Like a Pollock Painting

overturned semi truckThe Indiana Toll Road was the site of a very odd truck wreck at the start of August, according to WNDU-TV. The Indiana truck accident involved a tractor-trailer truck rollover, which resulted in 23,000 pounds of white paint spilling onto the highway. Reportedly, the truck crash happened around 8:30 am. The 18 wheeler left the roadway, and when the trucker tried to steer the vehicle back onto the highway, it led to a rollover crash. At the time of writing this, law enforcement has yet to determine what led the truck leaving the road. The truck was the only vehicle involved in the wreck. The trucker was taken to the hospital for treatment following the incident.

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Are Rock Climbing Gyms Safe?

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When the next summer Olympics rolls around in 2020, indoor rock climbing will be included as one of the many events to grace the world stage. The sport has been growing in popularity for some time now, with rock climbing gyms popping up nationwide. With the sport now stepping more into the mainstream as an Olympic event, even more people will be inspired to try it out. Therefore, the question must be asked: are rock climbing gyms dangerous?

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What Does the 22 Pushup Challenge Have to Do with TBIs?

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Just as the Ice Bucket Challenge helped propel ALS awareness and fundraising to new heights, the 22 Pushup Challenge has recently caught fire. The challenge is a fundraising and awareness campaign designed to combat the high number of suicides among veterans of the armed forces. According to a report regarding the campaign in Inc., on average, 22 veterans commit suicide each day. Often, these suicides are, at least, in part a result of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) soldiers have suffered during combat. Therefore, the 22 Pushup Challenge helps TBI survivors.

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How Anxiety Could Affect Your TBI Recovery

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Recovering from a concussion can be a long, difficult process. The amount of rest you should get after a brain injury often depends on the severity of the trauma. This makes sense: the harder you are hit, the worse the injury and the longer it will take you to get back on your feet. Generally, the prescription for a speedy recovery after a traumatic brain injury (TBI), even a mild one like a concussion, is plenty of sleep and activities that are not challenging either physically or mentally. However, researchers in Wisconsin have recently discovered that anxiety could affect your TBI recovery by increasing healing times.

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How Do Federal Regulations Reduce Fatigued Truck Drivers?

Due to the competitiveness of the trucking industry, truck drivers are frequently driving to the point of exhaustion. Late last month, a semi carrying two occupants flipped over on its side on Interstate 65 near Lebanon.

Fortunately, no one was seriously hurt, but Fox 59 says, "Alcohol is not thought to be a factor, but police say fatigue may have contributed to the crash."

This news story is unfortunately a common occurrence in the trucking industry, but the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has strict rules in place to prevent truckers from overworking themselves. These rules are known as the hours of service regulations (HOS).

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A Concussion Can Be a Serious Brain Injury

Indianapolis Injury Attorneys Describe the Dangers of So-Called "Mild" TBIs

A new study from the Medical College of Wisconsin is offering new insights into what goes on in the brain in the first few hours after a concussion. The initial results confirm what other studies have long suggested—that the effects of a concussion often indicate that a serious brain injury has occurred.

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