All Posts by Shana De Caro

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Chair, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group American Association for Justice. Board of Directors, Brain Injury Association of America. Board of Directors, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Do I have a brain injury?

Do I have a brain injury? No two brain injuries are identical. They have a certain similarity in some of the symptoms but some of the symptoms they can have, some of the symptoms they might not have, some symptoms resolve over time, and some don’t develop till later. But brain injuries can cause all […]

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What is a closed head injury?

What is a closed head injury? A Closed Head Injury is synonymous with a Traumatic Brain Injury. It’s the same thing, they happen in the same way. It’s a force that’s applied to the outside of the head that causes injury to the brain inside the skull. It can happen from an object striking the […]

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What is a TBI?

What is a TBI? A traumatic brain injury or a TBI is caused by a force that’s applied to the head which causes damage to the brain inside the skull and this can happen in a number of ways. It can happen from a fall where the head strikes an object, or when an object […]

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