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Sep 25
Football Is Back, in Spite of Brain Injury Concerns

Some have gone so far as to call the NFL “America’s national religion.” While many would disagree with that statement, there’s no denying that the National Football League is the most profitable sports franchise in the world. Pulling in $13 billion a year, the NFL’s closest competitor is Major League Baseball, which earns $9.5 billion […]

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Mar 05
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Jurewitz Law Group Injury & Accident Lawyers is a proud long-time supporter of the Brain Injury Association and the work it does raising awareness about brain injuries. Join us in observing the organization’s Brain Injury Awareness Month campaign all March long. The theme for this year’s Brain Injury Awareness Month Campaign is “Not Alone.” The […]

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Nov 18
NFL to Fund New Concussion Study

It’s easy to think of football players as heroes and celebrities and forget that they are vulnerable employees in a dangerous workplace. They are subject to devastating injuries every time they are on the field. Over the years, there have been many studies about concussions in football; some of that research has lead to changes in […]

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Oct 10
Challenges of Caring for a Traumatic Brain Injury Victim

When someone suffers a traumatic brain injury in a San Diego car accident or slip-and-fall accident, it will seriously impact their entire family. Brain injury is often a catastrophic injury, which means that its effects are life-long. There are many symptoms of traumatic brain injuries, including changes in personality, aggressive behavior and issues with memory. These can make […]

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Mar 19
Head Injuries in Auto Accidents

You don’t have to be involved in a high-speed Carlsbad car accident to suffer long-term consequences. Even relatively minor car accidents can result in debilitating symptoms if your head is injured or your brain suffers trauma. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there were about 2.5 million emergency department visits, hospitalizations, […]

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Sep 09
New Football Helmet Safety Latch Could Help Prevent Serious Injuries

A new kind of safety latch designed to prevent football helmets from popping off could help reduce the risk of concussion and other serious brain and spinal injuries on the field, according to a recent article in The Los Angeles Times. The Purpose of a New Safety Latch The new safety latch, inspired by the […]

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Aug 28
How a Brain & Head Injury May Occur

According to statistics provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), around 1.7 million people suffer from traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) per year due to different reasons. Some common reasons behind these life changing brain injuries include: road accidents, medical negligence, physical assault, and slip and falls. The brain is a highly […]

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Aug 03
Atlanta Football Player Who Committed Suicide Had Brain Disease

Ray Easterling, former Atlanta Falcons safety, committed suicide back in April 2012. The autopsy report was officially released last week and the findings show that Easterling was suffering with a degenerative brain disease before his death. The brain disease is common to athletes that have endured frequent blows to the head. Easterling started to deal […]

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Jul 09
Usher’s Stepson Declared Brain Dead after Tragic Jet Ski Accident

11-year-old Kyle Glover, stepson to R&B superstar Usher Raymond, sustained a massive head injury on Friday, July 6 while inner tubing at Atlanta’s Lake Lanier. According to the incident report by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Glover and another friend were being towed on an inner tube by another boat at approximately 3:25 p.m. […]

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May 03
Junior Seau – The Suicide Investigation

At 10am Wednesday, May 2, 2012, Junior Seau’s girlfriend placed the 911 call that shook us all. Paramedics rushed to the scene to find Seau’s unconscious body, brought about by a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. Life-saving attempts were made, but the damage had been done. The 12-time Pro Bowl player was pronounced dead […]

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