Pituitary Gland Damage: What Are The Common Causes and Symptoms?

Categories: Brain Injury

An image showing a damage to pituitary gland.

In medical school in the US, doctors must decide what type of medicine they wish to specialize in. Essentially, medical students pick an area they want to become an “expert” in and focus their studies and internships on that body part or system. And while having experts in various bodily systems can be beneficial, when…

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Hypoxic/Anoxic Brain Injury: What You Must Know

Categories: Brain Injury

A doctor reviewing a hypoxic brain injury results.

Unlike a traumatic brain injury that involves acute physical trauma, a hypoxic or anoxic brain injury results from a lack of oxygen to the brain. A stroke is a typical example of brain injury caused by a lack of oxygen. However, strokes are not the only cause of hypoxic and anoxic brain injuries. Some of…

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What You Should Know About Long-Term Permanent Injuries

Categories: Personal Injury

Injured man who has now long term permanent injury.

When you or someone you love is involved in a personal injury accident, it can affect every aspect of your life. Accidents involving severe or catastrophic injuries can impact your life for years to come or even change it permanently. Resolving claims for long-term permanent injuries is also more complicated. It’s crucial to have a…

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How Can a Traumatic Brain Injury Affect Driving Ability?

Categories: Brain Injury

Nurse bandaging the head of a patient after a serious accident.

People attempting to live with a traumatic brain injury often find that returning to “life as normal” is challenging. Depending on the severity of the injury, this challenge can be mild, moderate, or extreme. But if a patient is or becomes able to complete basic daily personal tasks, the next question most of them want…

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Understanding Pedestrian Safety Laws in Seattle, WA

Categories: Personal Injury

Pedestrians crossing in Seattle.

You are a pedestrian any time you use your own two feet to get from point A to point B. Obviously, most of us are pedestrians at some point, usually at multiple points in a single day. Whether you are simply walking from your parked car into a shopping center or speed walking for exercise—when…

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Emotional and Behavioral Changes After Traumatic Brain Injury

Categories: Brain Injury

A victim of traumatic brain injury.

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a disruption of normal brain function that results from an impact on or penetration of the brain. Physical traumatic brain injury symptoms range from mild to severe. Mild physical symptoms are confusion, memory issues, dizziness, speech issues, sleep disruption, blurry vision, nausea, vomiting, headache, and ringing in the ears….

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Is an Autopsy Necessary in a Wrongful Death Case?

Categories: Wrongful Death

Family mourning over the wrongful death of a loved one.

People who contact attorneys regarding possible wrongful death claims often ask if an autopsy is necessary for their claim to proceed. Unfortunately, the answer is not clear and depends on the circumstances surrounding the death. No law requires an autopsy in a wrongful death case. However, keep in mind that if you file a wrongful…

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