Head Injuries

What is a Head Injury? Every year in America, there are nearly 2 million traumatic brain injury related emergency room departments, hospitalizations, and deaths. Traumatic brain injuries aren’t always cause by high speed impacts. Severe brain injuries can result from car accidents, sports, falls, and work-related accidents. Any kind of injury to the head or […]

Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury

Have I suffered a traumatic brain injury? Accidents can have a wide range of consequences, some of them quite severe and to the brain. Among the most severe and debilitating injuries an accident can cause are traumatic brain injuries. A traumatic brain injury, can be broadly defined as any trauma or blow to the head […]

Clarification on Definition of Professional Negligence in Hospital Settings

Recently the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of a hospital over a whether non-medical negligence occurring in a hospital is “professional negligence” or “ordinary negligence.”  This case shows that these details can be the difference between dismissal on statute of limitations or not. In Flores v. Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, there were bedrails raised […]