The Unseen Effects Of Injury — More Than Physical Scars
Nov26

The Unseen Effects Of Injury — More Than Physical Scars

A broken bone can easily be recognized. Cuts, bruises, and other physical injuries could also be quickly spotted. But what are the long-term, often unseen, effects of brain damage? And how do families cope? How Injuries Affect The Brain When the brain is injured, it is more than just a mere broken bone. The brain is the foundation for human behavior, thought, and communication. It is a network of cells, working together to orchestrate...

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The Internet, Social Media, And The Injured
Nov23

The Internet, Social Media, And The Injured

Victims of injury, as well as their families, might sometimes feel lost and lonely. Your social life might suffer. You might not know where to start looking for information. Luckily, the internet can prove to be a great tool. Not only in providing with information, but, also, in connecting you to those who can help you. The Internet As An Information Source In the case of physical injuries, it might be difficult to visit attorneys,...

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What To Do Immediately After An Injury
Nov22

What To Do Immediately After An Injury

The aftermath of an injury can be confusing, more so if you are dealing with an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence. Acting quickly and swiftly can make all the difference. Seek Immediate Medical Attention If there are other parties involved, and, should you need to take your case to court, the other person could claim that your worsened your injuries by failing to seek care promptly — and this could hurt...

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Seeking Damages After An Accident — More Than Just Money
Nov21

Seeking Damages After An Accident — More Than Just Money

“I’m not one of those people — why would I sue?” If your injury was the result of an accident — caused by someone else’s negligence or carelessness — you might feel some apprehensions about suing. You might have heard people whisper and talk about cases such as the hot coffee case. You’re not money-hungry, you just want this injury to go away so you can get on with your life. Why sue?...

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Managing Stress While Caring For An Injured Person
Nov20

Managing Stress While Caring For An Injured Person

Caring for an injured person can put stress on their families, and disrupt relationships — research shows that divorce is more prevalent in couples where one partner suffered a brain injury. It is obvious, then, than one of the main goals of rehabilitation should be to reduce stress — not just for the injured, but for the family. But how can you reduce stress in life after injury? No guilty feelings The first step to...

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