Category: Brain and Spinal Injury

What Are The Short And Long Term Effects Of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?

February 21, 2019 | Blog,Brain and Spinal Injury,Car Accidents

Mild traumatic brain injury occurs frequently in car accidents and is clinically defined as loss of consciousness of thirty minutes or less. The jerking of a head back and forth when a seat belted passenger is hit by another vehicle may even be enough to cause it. Unfortunately, brain CTs and MRIs rarely show any… read more

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) Statistics

February 5, 2019 | Blog,Brain and Spinal Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can occur for a variety of reasons and can range in severity from minor concussions to catastrophic injuries that may lead to serious disabilities. Recent data indicates that even mild TBIs can cause serious medical complications. As a result, professional sports organizations such as the National Hockey League (NHL) and the… read more

Can a TBI From a Car Accident Can Change a Woman’s Reproductive Functioning?

October 24, 2018 | Brain and Spinal Injury,Car Accidents

While a car accident can cause many injuries, one of the most common—and perhaps, most concerning—is a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that traffic accidents were the third-leading cause of TBI among all age groups in the United States. Car accident victims can sustain a TBI from… read more

Women Are More Affected by Concussions Than Men

April 25, 2018 | Blog,Brain and Spinal Injury

Women are more adversely affected by concussions than men are, according to an article published in the Scientific American. Specifically, the report indicates that women suffer more concussions, have more symptoms, and are slower to recover than men. As the survivor of a serious accident herself, Merry Fountain understands the unique issues facing women who… read more

How a Fractured Bone Can Damage Your Life

December 20, 2017 | Brain and Spinal Injury

Fractured or broken bones are extremely painful, but they usually heal fairly quickly and don’t lead to serious complications. That, however, isn’t always the case. If someone else’s negligence caused you to suffer a fractured bone, it can really set you back. If you experience complications in the healing process, it can hurt your life… read more

Four Things You Should Know About TBIs

December 4, 2017 | Brain and Spinal Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) afflict millions of people every year with extremely serious symptoms. Despite their prevalence, the general public still doesn’t understand these injuries. Here are four facts that you may not know about TBIs and how they can damage people’s lives. For more information, call the Fountain Law Firm today at (888) 242-HURT… read more

Bike Helmet Safety: Preventing Brain Injuries

November 1, 2017 | Brain and Spinal Injury

Bicyclists are obviously extremely vulnerable when they take to the open road. They’re balanced on two wheels—with no visible means of protection—on streets they share with motorized vehicles many, many times their size and weight and that typically move much faster. Recreational bike trails are popular in Indiana and often cross busy roads. As more… read more

Memory Loss After an Indianapolis Auto Accident

August 15, 2017 | Brain and Spinal Injury

A traumatic brain injury can occur when the head is stricken, suddenly jerked, or penetrated by a foreign object. The injury can be in the range of mild to severe. During a mild TBI, the loss of full conscious awareness will persist for a short amount of time. When a severe brain injury is inflicted there will… read more

Swimming Pool Accidents Can Cause Extremely Serious Injuries

June 13, 2017 | Brain and Spinal Injury,Personal Injury

With June finally here, many public and private swimming pools in the Indianapolis area have recently opened, providing an excellent way for people in the area to beat the heat and get some exercise. Unfortunately, as with any water-based activity, going to a swimming pool exposes you to a risk of serious injury. Here are… read more

Stay Safe this Fourth of July

June 6, 2017 | Brain and Spinal Injury

For most people, the Fourth of July means relaxing with friends and family, barbecue, parades, and attending their local fireworks show. Unfortunately, the very things that make Independence Day enjoyable can also create a very real risk of serious injury. Here are some of the common sources of Fourth of July injuries and what you… read more

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