Brain Injury

19 Jan 2023

​How Much Compensation Do You Get for a Brain Injury?

by James Holliday, posted in Brain Injury
How Much Compensation Do You Get for a Brain Injury?

A brain injury can cause significant physical and emotional challenges. It can also take a heavy financial toll. Victims of brain trauma often need extensive and prolonged medical care and become temporarily or permanently unable to earn a living or live independently. When a brain injury occurs because of someone else’s negligent or reckless conduct, …

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22 Feb 2019

What is the difference between anoxic brain injury and TBI?

by James Holliday, posted in Brain Injury

The difference between anoxic brain injury and TBI is how the injury occurs and the amount and type of damage that’s caused. An anoxic brain injury case, it really results from the loss of oxygen to the brain. We often see this in cases where someone drowns due to lack of supervision. A TBI or …

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16 Nov 2018

How long does a Traumatic Brain Injury last?

by James Holliday, posted in Brain Injury

  Traumatic brain injuries can last varying degrees of time. Recent peer reviewed literature shows that 55% or more than half, result in long term problems and need for medical care. Before you settle a traumatic brain injury case, you should meet with a lawyer who has a lot of experience dealing with traumatic brain …

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30 Apr 2018

How do I deal with a brain injured spouse?

by James Holliday, posted in Brain Injury, Florida Case Law

How can I help my brain injured spouse? How do I deal with a brain injured spouse? When someone suffers a brain injury, the whole family is harmed. Oftentimes, the brain injured person becomes a shell of his or her former self. Sometimes, the healthy spouse is isolated and becomes a married widow. It’s a …

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16 Apr 2018

What is a traumatic brain injury?

by James Holliday, posted in Brain Injury, Florida Case Law

What is a traumatic brain injury? What is a traumatic brain injury? Traumatic brain injury occurs when the brain is actually launched into the skull. The brain is a gelatinous material. You can think of it as jello sitting inside a pool of cerebral spinal fluid. When there’s blunt force trauma to the skull, it …

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2 Apr 2018

What is anoxic brain injury?

by James Holliday, posted in Brain Injury, Florida Case Law

What is anoxic brain injury? What is anoxic brain injury? Anoxic brain injury is an injury to the brain caused by loss of oxygen. The brain needs oxygen to survive. If the brain goes without oxygen for five minutes, brain cells begin to die, coma will set in, seizures can occur. Doctors diagnosing an anoxic …

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5 Mar 2018

What are the symptoms of traumatic brain injury?

by James Holliday, posted in Brain Injury, Florida Case Law

What are the symptoms of traumatic brain injury? What are the symptoms of traumatic brain injury? The symptoms of traumatic brain injury vary, depending upon the seriousness of the injury and the location in the brain where the harm occurs. Oftentimes the symptoms will come on immediately, there is an immediate onset of problems. Other …

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11 Dec 2017

What are the characteristics of a traumatic brain injury?

by James Holliday, posted in Brain Injury, Florida Case Law

What are the characteristics of a traumatic brain injury? The characteristics of a traumatic brain injury can vary greatly. Oftentimes someone will have a loss of consciousness, confusion, amnesia to the event, these are all serious signs of a traumatic brain injury. Now, traumatic brain injuries are characterized into mild, moderate or severe. Here at …

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7 Nov 2016

What Tests Can Be Done to Diagnose Brain Injury?

by James Holliday, posted in Brain Injury, Personal Injuries in the News

One of the things that I always look into when I represent someone is did they suffer a closed head injury or a brain injury? Often times my client may not even realize that they have a brain injury or a closed head injury. And so I talk to their loved ones, I talk to …

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14 Mar 2016

Do I Have a Concussion?

by James Holliday, posted in Brain Injury, Personal Injuries in the News

The only way to know for sure if you have a concussion is to have it confirmed by your doctor. This is why it is so important that you seek medical attention as soon as possible after you are involved in an accident. Although concussions are not as severe as other types of traumatic brain …

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