Traumatic Brain Injury

Concussion Suffered by University of Florida Quarterback Tim Tebow

The concussion suffered by University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow in Saturday’s game against Kentucky certainly has the sports world talking about the impact of the injury on Florida’s season, but to brain injury lawyers like me, the real issue should be proper education of medical personnel involved in high school and collegiate athletics.  Thankfully …

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Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company Rented and Sold Cars Without Air Bags

It has been recently reported in the Kansas City Star that Enterprise Rent-A-Car company ordered a fleet of approximately 66,000 Chevy Impalas without side impact airbags, for vehicles manufactured between 2006 and 2008.  Despite the fact that these important life saving devices come as standard equipment, the rental car company special ordered the vehicles without …

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Wearing a Helmet Reduces the Chances of Injury or Death While Riding a Bicycle

A new study confirms what we already know – wearing a helmet reduces the chances of injury or death while riding a bicycle.  I have ridden a lot of miles this summer and it amazes me how often I see people who are either not wearing helmets or do not have them adjusted properly.  Wearing …

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Possible Relation Between Body Temperature and Concussion

In one of the most interesting studies I have ever seen come across my desk, it appears that doctors at UNC are using a capsule that monitors body temperature and other functions in order to track the possible relation between heat and concussion.  Apparently the brain may be more vulnerable to concussion when core temperatures …

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