Detroit, MI-Great news was recently reported for brain injury patients, their families, and the medical providers who treat them. The Department of Defense has awarded a group of Houston institutions $33 milllion to study mild traumatic brain injuries and concussions. The effects of these brain injuries can lead to serious long term and serious problems, much greater than previously thought.
Traumatic brain injuries are receiving considerable more attention in the past due to the number of U.S. soldiers in Iraq who have suffered these type of injuries in combat and from blasts. Our office handles a significant number of traumatic brain injury and closed head injury cases. These arise mostly from car accidents, motorcycle accidents, slip and faill cases, and other types of traumatic accidents.