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Mark Favaloro

Cheerleading New Front In Concussion Litigation Battle

Though football tends to get more attention in terms of concussion dangers, a new sport appears to be gaining attention: cheerleading. Officials in Texas have said they will now require that all…

Mark Favaloro

The Impact Of TBI On Sex Lives

Though few studies have been dedicated to exploring the issue, the three million Americans who suffer from traumatic brain injuries have discovered that head injuries can lead to serious problems…

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The Game Changer

Litigation over head injuries in the National Football League moved forward in June 2012 when thousands of football players and their families filed a consolidated complaint in the U.S. District…

Randy Appleton

Brain Injury Facts & Statistics: More Common Than You Think

Traumatic brain injuries are a serious health concern in the United States that gets relatively little attention, despite the fact that TBIs affect hundreds of thousands of Americans each year. TBI…

Rick Shapiro

North Carolina (NC) Teen Killed in ATV Accident

It was the last ATV ride of the day for a 17-year-old from North Carolina, and he didn’t wear his helmet. Sadly, that omission proved fatal for the Ashe County, NC, teen when he lost control…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro

Brain Injury From Truck Crash Leaves South Carolina (SC) Woman Unable to Pursue Career

I recently learned that a talented young woman in South Carolina (SC) received a $3 million settlement for medical expenses, lost wages and permanent mental disabilities she suffered after a cement…

Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Favaloro

Traumatic Brain Injury-What Family Should Be Looking Out For When Loved One Has a Closed Head Injury

A car accident can cause much more damage to drivers and passengers than the initial, visible physical effects seen by the police. Aside from broken bones and bleeding, many car crash victims suffer…

Rick Shapiro

What to Expect if Your Child Has a Traumatic Brain Injury

As a parent you do everything in your power to protect your child from harm, but what do you do if your child is hurt while at school or daycare? No parent can be expected to keep a constant vigil…

Rick Shapiro

Dangerous Brain Injury is Far More Common than Believed

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) occurs when an outside force traumatically injures the brain. It can be classified based on severity, mechanism or other features like the location of the injury. In…

Rick Shapiro

Highpoint Toddler is Severely Injured by Car During His Birthday Party

In High Point, NC during a two-year-old boy’s birthday party things turned tragic when police say a reckless driver ran over the birthday boy.

This horrific disaster occurred when car…