Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injuries: What You Need to Know

Head injuries can result from a wide variety of activities. From fast-paced ventures like contact sports and driving a car, to slower efforts such as walking down the street or slipping and falling at the grocery store, head injuries are more common than you might think. Head injuries are especially dangerous as they can often… read more

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Can You Suffer a Brain Injury From a Minor Car Accident?

Brain injuries are one of the most severe injuries you can sustain following a car accident. Victims who suffer a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) due to a car accident may feel the effects for the rest of their lives.  Many people may assume that a TBI can only occur after a serious wreck. However, a… read more

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Is It Possible to Get a Concussion Without Hitting Your Head?

A concussion is a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) that occurs when your brain collides with your skull wall. In some cases, you may suffer a concussion, even if you did not hit your head. Unfortunately, many concussion victims do not seek medical attention if their head was not hit, leaving the condition undiagnosed and untreated. … read more

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Long-Term Effects of “Mild” Traumatic Brain Injury

A brain injury is one of the most serious types of injuries possible in accidents in California. There is no such thing as a trivial brain injury. Every traumatic brain injury, even those diagnosed as mild, can have severe ramifications for a victim. The symptoms of a mild brain injury could last for weeks, months… read more

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Traumatic Brain Injury : What questions you should ask before deciding on an attorney

Traumatic Brain Injury Definition A traumatic brain injury (TBI) happens when a bump, blow, or other head injury causes damage to the brain. The symptoms of a TBI can appear immediately or over time; they can include temporary or permanent impairment of thinking or memory, movement, sensation (e.g., vision or hearing), emotional functioning (e.g., personality… 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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