Brain Injuries

Nov 14, 2017

Is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) a Compensable Workers’ Compensation Claim?

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“This is your brain. This is your brain on drugs. Questions?” Do you remember that anti-drug commercial for the 1980s? Well, it turns out professional athletes – who spend years training their bodies to compete in the highest level of sports are permanently damaging their brains as well. CTE Studies The JAMA study from earlier [...]

Mar 30, 2017

Falls Cause Rising Number of Brain Injuries in Older Adults

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According to the latest report from the CDC, from 2007 to 2013, the rate for traumatic brain injuries that resulted in emergency department visits, hospitalizations, or deaths increased 39 percent. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to about 30 percent of all injury deaths. It was initially believed that the increase in brain injuries was caused [...]