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Florida Roller Coaster Derails, Plunging Riders 34 Feet & Leading to Traumatic Injuries

By Jeff Brown |

It’s the stuff of nightmares for many parents whose children and others frequent amusement parks: Florida roller coasters derailing, leading to severe injuries and sometimes even death. Sadly, this just happened in June, when the “Sand Blaster” roller coaster derailed on the Daytona Beach Boardwalk,  sending its riders plummeting 34 feet (10 meters, or… Read More »

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Hidden Dangers Of Head Injuries

By Jeff Brown |

The head is one of the most delicate parts of the body and any trauma to the head can cause severe damage to the skull and/or the brain, making it a particularly dangerous type of personal injury. Many head injuries have immediate signs and symptoms, including confusion, loss of consciousness, fatigue, decreased motor skills,… Read More »

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Did You Know That TBI Can Require Surgery?

By Jeff Brown |

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common personal injury that occurs when the brain tissue is damaged due to a traumatic force to the head or due to the brain shaking inside the skull. Brain injuries can vary widely from one victim to the next, as some victims have minor symptoms and effects for… Read More »

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Injuries Commonly Sustained in Motorcycle Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

Anyone involved in any type of motor vehicle accident has the potential to suffer a wide range of severe injuries. However, because of the inherent nature of motorcycles, riders are more vulnerable in accidents and are particularly prone to suffering certain types of injuries. These injuries commonly occur because a rider can be directly… Read More »

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The Dangers of Rollover Accidents

By Jeff Brown |

There are many different types of auto accidents and collisions, such as rear-end accidents, side-swipes, broadside collisions, head-on collisions, and more. One type of accident that is widely considered to be the most dangerous is the rollover accident. A rollover refers to an accident that results in at least one vehicle rolling over onto… Read More »

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Brain Injuries Can Cause Special Needs in Children

By Jeff Brown |

The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that about 2.2 million people suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBI) each year. Individuals can sustain TBIs in a number of ways, including auto accidents, pedestrian accidents, bicycle accidents, sports injuries, falls, and more. While a TBI can have serious symptoms for a victim of any… Read More »

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