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Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Without Concussion

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento brain injury lawyer. A new report has linked the beginning of  chronic traumatic encephalopathy to repeated blows to the head with or without concussion. This research sheds light on the origin of CTE and will be instrumental in identifying and preventing it in the future.

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Brain Injury Trauma and ALS

I’m Ed Smith, an experienced Sacramento Brain Injury Lawyer. ALS, also known as Lou Gherig’s Disease, is a devastating illness that can completely alter someone’s life and the lives of their loved ones. While a tremendous amount of research has been performed on this deadly disease, the treatment options available to those suffering from this disease are still limited. Recently, a research article was published detailing a possible link between trauma leading to a brain injury and ALS itself.

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Music and Brain Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Brain Injury Lawyer. The brain is one of the most important parts of the body because it provides motor control and sensory function to all of the different parts of the body. When someone injures their brain, they could suffer permanent disabilities and deficits as a result. Research is always ongoing as professionals strive to find new treatments and a recent article was published that discusses the role of music in the healing process.

Assessing and Treating Traumatic Brain Injury

Assessing and Treating Traumatic Brain Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a brain injury lawyer in Sacramento. A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) may occur in a variety of settings. Depending on the severity of the injury, rehabilitation can be slow and complex. New approaches to rehabilitation and learning are evolving. Let’s take a look at what can be done for those who have suffered a TBI.

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Traumatic Brain Injury in Children

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento brain injury lawyer. Traumatic brain injury is one of the leading causes of death and disability in children. In addition, the effects of traumatic brain injury are different in children. Let’s take a look at TBI in children, its causes and effects on the developing brain.

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Vital Treatment Considerations in a Traumatic Brain Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Brain Injury Lawyer. If there is any suspicion that someone has sustained a brain injury, time is of the essence. The faster the injury is diagnosed, the earlier treatment can be started. When healthcare professionals are trying to decide what the proper treatment is going to be, there are some important points that are going to be considered.

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Bone Fragments and Traumatic Brain Injury

I’m Ed Smith, a Brain Injury Lawyer in Sacramento. One of the most common associated injuries when someone suffers neurological trauma is a fracture of the skull. While the skull is one of the tougher bones in the body, it has the potential to fragment just as any other bone. When this happens, these bone fragments could damage the brain tissue itself, leading to dire consequences.

New Diagnostic Tool for CTE

New Diagnostic Tool for CTE

I’m Ed Smith, a Fair Oaks brain injury lawyer. A new discovery in the fight against chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was announced by researchers in Illinois. This may help in the eventual treatment of the disease, which results from repeated head injury.

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Hernandez Lawsuit Cites Negligence by NFL and New England Patriots

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento brain injury lawyer. It was announced that a lawsuit is being filed by the daughter of former tight end for the New England Patriots, Aaron Hernandez. The former ball player committed suicide in his jail cell in April at age 27. The lawsuit is also being filed against the National Football League. Hernandez had been sentenced to life in prison in Massachusetts in 2013 for the first-degree murder of his sister’s fiance. During the trial, Hernandez was charged with two additional counts of murder but was acquitted in 2017.

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