Brain Injury

Delayed Whiplash Symptoms

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries that befalls motorists involved in car accidents. A type of soft-tissue injury, whiplash can be serious and lead to intense pain and loss in quality of life. Often, motorists and passengers feel fine immediately following an accident and reject medical care. In the days and weeks that… read more

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Deadly Bicycle Crashes Are on the Rise in Sacramento

Bicyclists may enjoy cruising around the sunny streets of Sacramento, but just how safe is bike riding in the city? Not very, according to a local news team investigation. KCRA researched a recent upswing in fatal bicycle accidents in Sacramento to understand possible causes behind the increase. The news team found that some intersections are… read more

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What Are Injury Attorneys?

Personal injury law revolves around the concept of negligence, or one person’s or party’s failure to exercise reasonable care in a given situation. When negligence causes injuries, death, property damage, or other losses, victims can recover these damages through personal injury claims. While some people attempt to represent their own interests in court, doing so… read more

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If a Car Hits a Jaywalker, Who’s at Fault?

Accidents with pedestrians in Sacramento often result in serious injuries to the pedestrian, including broken bones, spinal injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. Most would assume that a driver who hits a pedestrian and causes such damages is entirely liable for the incident, but this isn’t always the case. When drivers fail to stop for red… read more

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How the Brain Changes After a Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury Research Reveals Brain Changes In November of 2010, the Journal of Nuclear Medicine (JNM) published a study revealing how the brain changes after a traumatic brain injury.  By combining powerful imaging techniques, such as Positron Emission Tomography (PET scans) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI tests), researchers are getting a better look at what happens… read more

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Brain Injury Radio: I Fought the Law, but They Didn’t Win on Recovery Now with Kim Justus!

Leading brain injury attorney from Eric Ratinoff Law Corp, was featured on Brain Injury Radio on a segment titled, “I Fought the Law, but They Didn’t Win on Recovery Now with Kim Justus!” The informative interview focused on brain injury cases. Eric provided insight on both personal injury and medical malpractice lawsuits. Listen to the full interview… read more

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#TBI Brain injuries in sports getting attention — at Draft Day Sacramento

We’re proud to support Draft Day Sacramento on Friday May 29, 2015. Draft Day is a fundraiser event featuring a fashion show and a lineup of entertainment and NFL players speaking out in support of Dondre Ransom, a local injured military veteran and football player, while increasing awareness about the reality of sports concussions. “The increased incidence of traumatic… read more

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Sacramento Hosts Largest Walk for Brain Injury in California

Thousands participated in the 8th Walk for Brain Injury Sacramento at the California State Capitol Sunday morning. According to the Sacramento Bee, it was the biggest of nine Brain Injury Walks happening around the state. View the full article, here. Some of our personal injury attorneys and team members were able to attend and support BIACAL’s… read more

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#Network4Cause Sacramento Benefits Local Survivors of Traumatic Brain Injury

We had the pleasure of sponsoring brain injury survivor Noe Cruz at last year’s Walk for Brain Injury in Sacramento. Noe was ejected from a horse in 2012, fracturing his skull and sending him into a 2 month coma. A little more than a year later, Noe stood on the steps of the California State Capital… read more

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SB 192: California Introduces Bicycle Helmet Bill to Save Lives

Earlier this year, Sen. Liu introduced SB 192, which would mandate that all cyclists wear helmets as well as wear reflective clothing at night. Below is the summary of the proposed amendment  to Section 21212 of the Vehicle Code, relating to bicycles. SB 192, as introduced, Liu. Bicycles: helmets. Existing law prohibits a person under 18… read more

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