Getting to Know the Most Common Causes of Head Injuries

If you experience a serious and severe head injury, it can have a devastating impact on your life. It can also have consequences for your family and friends. A head injury may impact the ability you have to work, enjoy life, and spend time with the people you love. Also, the cost of medical treatment, needed medication, ongoing rehabilitation, and more can be high.  At Fetterman & Associates, we believe that no one should have to pay out of their

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How to Recognize the Signs of a Brain Injury

Parents of young children and teenagers know all too well how dangerous the springtime can be. Sporting events and outdoor activities increase over the warmer months, and as a result, children are at an increased risk for sustaining serious traumatic brain injuries. In fact, an estimated 1.5 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury each and every year. Of those, nearly 100,000 will experience long-term disability as a result. Recognizing the signs and symptoms of a brain injury is key

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Lime Scooter Accident Leaves Security Guard in Vegetative State

Electronic scooters, marketed as a convenient and fun way to zip around the city, have been tied to a number of accidents causing death or injury to riders. A December 2018 accident in Fort Lauderdale forever changed the lives of Ashanti Jordan, a security guard at Broward General Medical Center, and her loved ones. Decision to Use Electronic Scooter Proved Disastrous for Hospital Security Guard Rentable Lime scooters are everywhere in South Florida, offering consumers an easy way to enjoy

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Top 5 Causes of Brain Injuries

By the time you’ve finished reading this blog at least 2 or 3 people will have sustained a traumatic brain injury in the United States. That’s because in America, someone suffers a brain injury every 21 seconds. This results in more than a million and a half Americans suffering from a head injury each and every year. While the majority of these brain injuries will be minor concussions, at least 80,000 will suffer permanent and irreversible brain damage. The effects

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Living with Those with Brain Injuries

There are many ways a person can be affected with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The most common causes are car accidents, being shot with a firearm and falling. A TBI can result in cognitive problems such as headache, difficulty thinking, memory problems, attention deficits, mood swings and frustration. Some 1.5 million people in the U.S. suffer from TBI and over 50,000 die from it each year. And while brain injuries can be hard on the sufferer, they can also

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