Brain Injury | Phoenix Personal Injury Law Blog
Expressive aphasia, also known as Broca’s aphasia, is a language disorder caused by damage to parts of the brain that control speaking and language comprehension. It can be triggered by certain medical conditions or brain injuries.
Aphasia harms a person’s ability to use and understand words. The effects of aphasia may get better over time, but in most cases, the symptoms will never completely go away.
Aphasia can be very distressing for its victims, and it’s also hard on their close friends and relatives. But there are ways to help people cope with aphasia.
Many people are tempted to walk serious injuries off, not wanting to bother with seeing a doctor or paying medical bills. However, that attitude can prove to be deadly, especially when brain injuries are involved.
The ability to see is something that many people take for granted. We use our eyes to navigate, communicate, and avoid danger. Unfortunately, sight doesn’t last forever, and many Arizonans experience vision loss as time marches on.
What you may not know, however, is that you can suffer vision loss through brain damage, meaning that an accident that didn’t injure your eyes in any way can still take your sight away.
Everyone loves a day at the pool, and with scorching Arizonan summers, a relaxing swim just might be the best way to cool down. But swimming pools, when not properly maintained, can be incredibly dangerous. Drownings are more common than you think, and even when you survive, there may still be lasting damage.
Bicycle helmets save lives. We all know this, but did you know that helmets can protect children from learning difficulties and health complications?
Many children fall or crash on their bikes. Usually knees or elbows are scraped; but sometimes, children hit their heads. When a child on a bicycle is hit by a car, this is a special danger, but helmets do a lot to help prevent traumatic brain injury.
There are so many sports in which you can, and should, use a helmet. From biking to horse riding to skiing, helmets play an important role in keeping us safe.
To the trained eye, and even some untrained eyes, walking onto a construction site may be like walking into a live mine field, and a Scottsdale construction accident may be lurking around every corner. Scottsdale is an area where there are many construction sites and for those workers that are injured at a construction site, there is a strong likelihood that you may sustain a very serious injury.
As Scottsdale personal injury lawyers, we see that many workers sustain serious injuries as a result of being hurt on their worksite. There are literally thousands of different hazards on construction sites relating to equipment, gear, and supplies. There are also dozens of hazards on these sites relating to the crew. One of the biggest and most common hazards caused by construction workers is distraction. Here are just a few ways inattention can lead to trouble.
As personal injury attorneys in Arizona who have handled many brain injury cases, we know that finding support and resources can be a vital first step in dealing with a traumatic brain injury. Luckily, there are many resources out there for people who are suffering from a traumatic brain injury.
- The Brain Injury Association (www.biausa.org) provides information and resources to support those suffering from a traumatic brain injury.
- In addition, the Brain Injury Society (www.bisociety.org) provides many answers to individuals impacted by a brain injury.
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