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The articles below were written by our team of Virginia Beach & Norfolk personal injury attorneys to help injured victims and their loved ones understand the legal rights they may have when pursuing a personal injury or wrongful death claim.

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  • Perspective on Traumatic Brain Injuries Brain injury cases are among the most difficult to win because insurance claims adjusters and civil trial jurors cannot see many of the disabling effects of a TBI.
  • Dispelling Brain Injury Myths Common misconceptions about traumatic brain injuries (TBI) continue discouraging people from seeking appropriate medical care after car and truck crashes, falls and medical errors.
  • How to Handle a Virginia TBI Claim The countless lawyers who run endless TV ads touting top-dollar settlements rarely have the experience necessary to deliver on promises they should not be making in the first place.
  • Head Injuries From Slips and Falls According to the Mayo Clinic, “falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injury overall, particularly in older adults and young children.”
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries and Homelessness If you have suffered a brain injury, you may be more at risk for long-term health issues. Call a Virginia brain injury attorney for details and assitance.
  • Second Impact Syndrome Explained Rare but usually fatal, SIS develops when a person suffers a second concussion before recovering from a recent mild traumatic brain injury.
  • TBIs Cause Personality Disorders Individuals who suffer TBIs are much more likely to develop a mental or personality disorder than people who do not experience brain injuries.
  • When to See a Doctor About a Concussion Concussions can develop after any impact to the head, whenever the head snaps back and forth suddenly, and when a person’s body stops suddenly, as when falling to the ground.
  • Concussion Brain Injury Lawsuit Questions The leading causes of concussions and other traumatic brain injuries are falls and motor vehicle crashes—especially when a car or truck strikes a pedestrian, motorcycle rider or bicyclist.
  • Ramifications of a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) CDC experts note that TBI victims and their families suffer from lifelong effects like “impairments related to thinking or memory, movement, sensation (e.g., vision or hearing), or emotional functioning (e.g., personality changes, depression).”