Accidents Causing Brain Injury in VA Archives - Page 3 of 38 - Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

Norfolk, VA Teenager Severely Injured in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Crash

A 16-year-old suffered life-threatening injuries in Norfolk, Virginia (VA), when a hit-ad-run driver struck her as she walked to school on a Monday morning. The nearly fatal collision happened in the 1100 block of Park Avenue near the intersection with E. Virginia Beach Boulevard, and police continued searching for the fleeing driver days after the…

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Every Motorcycle Crash Puts Riders at Risk for Traumatic Brain Injuries

During 2018, the U.S. Department of Transportation determined that 71 percent of motorcycle riders across the country wore helmets while on their bikes. That same year, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles recorded 1,762 crashes involving motorcycles in which 88 riders died and 1,495 riders suffered injuries. Traumatic brain injuries remain among the most common…

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A Virginia Brain Injury Attorney Answers Clients’ Questions About TBIs

  Traumatic brain injuries can result from any of the following: Car and truck accidents, especially when the victim is a pedestrian, bicyclist or motorcycle rider Falls Blows to the head from falling or flying objects Boat and personal watercraft crashes Surgical errors, and especially mistakes involving anesthesia Errors by OB/GYNs and nurses during labor…

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