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  • Category: Brain Injury

    Are Traumatic Brain Injuries Common in Slip and Fall Accidents?

    Slip and fall accidents are one of the leading causes of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), comprising nearly half of all TBI-related emergency room visits and hospitalizations. A TBI can result in debilitating severe conditions, often causing permanent physical, behavioral, and mental damage requiring lifelong care. Every day, our Philadelphia slip and fall accident lawyers at Galfand Berger[…]

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    September 15th: National Concussion Awareness Day

    Each year in mid-September, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) promotes awareness of concussions through this important campaign. This year, National Concussion Awareness Day falls on September 15th. Through engaging in meaningful conversation, the BIAA hopes to reduce stigma, amplify the voices of survivors, and promote a better understanding of the invisible epidemic of[…]

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    This March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Though there are many possible causes of brain injuries, a few of the most common are car accidents, sports, and medical injuries. For some, living with a brain injury permanently alters the trajectory of their life. For others, the complications are less severe. Each March, the Brain Injury Association of American (BIAA) sponsors a campaign[…]

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    CPSC Updates Mandatory Federal Safety Standard to Prevent Furniture Tip-Overs

    Recently, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) approved a new federal mandatory safety standard for clothing storage units to limit injuries and deaths associated with tip-overs. Children face the highest risks for sustaining this type of injury, which often involves clothing storage units like dressers, chests, bureaus, armoires, wardrobes, chests of drawers and door chests. Every year, children[…]

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    Brain Injury Awareness Month : #MoreThanMyBrainInjury

    According to the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), there are more than 5.3 million American children and adults who are living with permanent brain injury-related disabilities. Because there are so many people who sustain brain injuries and who face long-term or permanent medical complications as a result, the BIAA sponsors an annual awareness campaign[…]

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