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Jim Lewis

New Hormonal Therapy Could Help Serious Brain Injuries

A new development in hormonal therapy could provide relief to victims of devastating brain injury.┬áThe therapy is meant in part to help reduce the swelling that often takes place inside the brain after a serious brain injury.   The hormone, […]

Randy Appleton

3 Things Not to Say to a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Victim

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and brain injuries are more common than you may think. Nearly 1.7 million Americans fall victim to a TBI every year and nearly half of those are caused by a car accident. By learning the difficulties […]

Guest Author

Soccer: Not a Non-Contact Sport

Some youth sports have a reputation for being particularly dangerous, subjecting young athletes to the risk of injury and concussion. But often these risks are perceived to only affect a limited…

Rick Shapiro

Serious Child Injuries: Choosing a Structured or Lump Sum Settlement

When a child is injured, families ave to make the difficult decision between choosing a structured settlement or a lump sum. Catchy ads on television tout the advantage of cashing in a structured…

Guest Author

Eye Protection May Be Causing Field Hockey Injuries in High Schools

National high school sports rules that require field hockey players to wear eye protection while playing and practicing may be causing more injuries than they prevent, according to a report in the…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro

Concussion Dangers Covered Up for Decades, Former NFL Players Claim in Lawsuit

The NFL knew as early as the 1920s of the harmful effects on a player’s brain of concussions; however, until June of 2010 they concealed these facts from coaches, trainers, players and the…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro

Head Injury Concerns Lead to Baseball Bat Ban for Virginia High Schools

Starting this season, high school baseball players in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake and every other city and county in Virginia (VA) will have to use wooden bats or aluminum bats engineered to…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro

Concussion Treatment for VA High School Athletes

Schools in Virginia (VA) stand near the top of national rankings for preparing children’s, teens’, and young adults’ mind to understand and solve the world’s problems. If recent efforts to develop…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro

Personal Injuries on Personal Watercraft

Personal watercraft, or PWCs, such as Jet Skis and Sea-Doos, are a popular type of recreational boat because of their size, speed, maneuverability, and cost. Because of these desirable attributes,…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro

Reconstructive Plastic Surgery For Facial Scarring From Accidents

Between fashion magazines and reality television shows, we’re often left with the impression that plastic surgeons do little more than answer to the whims and superficial desires of spoiled…