A new study has called into question the usefulness of traumatic brain injury treatment guidelines first issued 20 years ago by the Brain Trauma Foundation.
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A fire that destroyed a luxury apartment complex in Edgewater in January is now the subject of an investigation and a lawsuit. The fire, which occurred on January 22 at Avalon on the Hudson left 1,000 New Jersey residents homeless and also took the lives of a number of pets.
On March 2, yet another Amtrak train collided with a vehicle at a railroad crossing, injuring 55 people in North Carolina. The truck driver, a convicted felon with a long history of traffic citations, failed to maneuver the oversized rig through the railroad crossing, ultimately derailing the train.
At Eisbrouch Marsh, we often work with families who are trying to recover from shocking accidents that result in personal injury or the sudden loss of a loved one. Incidents in which children suffer harm are certainly among the most deplorable.
The catastrophic Metro North Railroad accident in Westchester, NY earlier this month has underscored the lurking hazards of rail crossings throughout the nation. The crash claimed the lives of 6 passengers and seriously injured 15 others, at a grade crossing that isn’t even rated dangerous by the Federal Railroad Administration’s system that calculates the “accident prediction value” of train crossings.
New research published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation provides a glimmer of hope for patients affected by traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. Researchers from the University of Virginia have discovered a previously unknown immune system response that triggers nerve cell protection and regeneration, or inflammation and destruction.
Carbon monoxide detectors save thousands of innocent lives every year, but surprisingly these low-tech gadgets aren’t mandatory in the Garden State’s commercial buildings – only homes, hotels and boarding houses. This may soon change if a new bill slated to be proposed by state Assemblyman Gary Schaer (Bergen and Passaic) goes into effect.
Even the slightest traumatic brain injury could lead to permanent damage, according to new research published in the July 16 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Traumatic brain injury occurs when an external force causes brain dysfunction, typically from a violent blow or jar to the head or body.
The wife and granddaughter of an elderly Queens stroke victim have retained a New Jersey elder abuse lawyer and filed a lawsuit in Kings County Supreme Court against a home health aide and the company that employed him. A nanny cam caught the aide abusing Bentsion Murakhovsky, a 78-year-old Russian immigrant weighing 115 lbs. Mr.