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Each year more than a million traumatic brain injury (TBI) cases are reported in the United States. While the term TBI is most often associated with sports-related injuries (football players are especially prone to sustaining TBIs), most TBIs are caused during every day events. The leading cause of TBI is fall down accidents, followed by motor vehicle accidents.

By Leo Duran: Top current and former officials in the U.S. Military are raising the alarm over the disturbing combination of high rates of Traumatic Brain Injury in the armed forces and a lack of public policy solutions to adequetly address the problem. Researchers are only now getting their arms around the magnitude of the class of injuries that are difficult to treat and have affected an estimated 400,000 service members since the September 11th attacks in 2001.

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) states that falling is the most common cause of traumatic brain injury. Slip and fall accidents, no matter where, how, when and why they occur, can result in strains, fractures, paralysis or painful misalignment of any area of the body. However, traumatic brain injuries are life-altering events that can change the way you live your life for the rest of your life. Any area of the brain can be affected.

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Finkelstein & Partners’ Neurolaw Trial Group is dedicated to providing unparalleled legal representation to Personal Injury victims suffering from the devastating effects of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), spinal injuries and Severe Chronic Pain. Please join us this month as we help to spread a very important message from the Brain Injury Association of America:

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The Finkelstein and Partners’ Neurolaw Trial Group is dedicated to providing first-rate legal services to victims suffering from the effects of a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. Understanding the long term effects of a TBI is often instrumental in ensuring our clients receive the compensation they deserve.

Long term effects of brain injuries

Experts are continuously seeking ways to accurately diagnose brain injuries in a timely fashion. When a patient is diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury, many of their questions, including, “what will the long term effects be?” are difficult, if not impossible, to answer.

There are a number of variables that contribute to long-term effects of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) 

1) severity of initial injury

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Brain injuries cases can be especially complex. Brain injuries often require ongoing treatment that can become quite costly. Because of the complexities of this type of case we have a dedicated traumatic brain injury attorney group. We have successfully sought justice for countless brain injury victims. Below is a recent testimonial from one of our traumatic brain injury clients, Barbara:

By Martin C. Evans: A bill, introduced last June by Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.), would require Defense Department panels that evaluate a veteran’s request to prove that PTSD or traumatic brain injury were not the reason for the veteran’s discharge. The proposed legislation is gaining support in Congress, including from members of Long Island’s delegation.

On Saturday, November 14th Finkelstein & Partners employees joined thousands of WestPoint fans as the Black Knights took on Tulane. 

Cheering on the West Point team was certainly a fun way to show support but as many veterans and their families know being enlisted sometimes comes with challenges. In recognizing this Finkelstein & Partners strives to support veterans in a meaningful way on a day to day basis. 

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