Brain Injury

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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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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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is “National Brain Injury Awareness Month” – to raise awareness about ‪‎traumatic brain injury (TBI), Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff  is dedicating it’s Facebook page to supporting Brain Injury Association of California‘s Walk for Brain Injury Sacramento on March 22, 2015. HOW YOU CAN HELP: For each person who ‘likes’ or comments on our posts… read more

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2014 Walk for Brain Injury Sacramento featuring Speech by Noe Cruz

March was Brain Injury Awareness Month and my team and I helped raise awareness of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in Sacramento. On March 13th I hosted, #Network4Cause Sacramento Benefiting Brain Injury Association of California: Walk for Brain Injury Sacramento. I’m happy to report, it was a huge success! Funds were raised for the Walk for Brain… read more

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