Category: Traumatic Brain Injury

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  • January
    30 2018

    How Special Needs Trusts (SNTs) Can Help Victims of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

    Special needs trusts are legal devices that can hold or possess certain assets on behalf of disabled individuals. Also referred to as supplemental needs trusts, SNTs can be important to protecting assets while preserving eligibility for certain needs-based government benefits. For those who have suffered a TBI and are pursuing a brain injury claim, a […]

  • December
    19 2017

    Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) & Alcohol: Should TBI Patients Stop Drinking Alcohol?

    About 30 to 50 percent of TBI patients were intoxicated when they sustained their traumatic brain injury, and as many as 75 percent of TBI patients have a history of risky alcohol use.1 While drinking alcohol is clearly associated with risk factors for TBIs, it can also have significant impacts on TBI patients’ prognoses and […]

  • November
    28 2017

    Can You Reach Full Recovery After a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?

    Mild TBIs can cause physical, emotional and cognitive impairments. While the impacts of mild TBIs may be temporary or fleeting, whether full recovery is possible – and the time it takes to recover as fully as possible – will depend on a various patient-specific factors. Have You or a Loved One Suffered a TBI?  Download […]

  • October
    31 2017

    New Method for Evaluating Health-Related Quality of Life for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Patients

    While TBI treatments focus on addressing the physical, cognitive and emotional impacts of brain injuries, it can be remarkably challenging for treatments to restore TBI patients’ quality of life. This is due, in part, to the facts that: There is no single tool or instrument that can definitively assess health-related quality of life (HRQoL) for […]

  • October
    03 2017

    Is There a Link between Traumatic Brain Injury & Alzheimer’s Disease?

    Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) can be marked by similar cognitive impairments, like memory problems, confusion, speech difficulties and disorientation. While these symptoms can dissipate in some TBI patients (versus persist in AD patients), the symptom similarity may not be the only link between these two conditions. In fact, a growing number […]