Personal Injury Articles
Judge to decide whether head trauma lawsuits against NFL will go to trial
The National Football League is facing more than 200 lawsuits filed on behalf of more than 4,300 former players alleging that the league “ignored, minimized, disputed, and actively suppressed” its awareness that repeated concussions were associated with a degenerative brain
White House unveils ambitious plans to advance understanding of the human brain
The White House unveiled a brain-mapping initiative this week that could help “revolutionize our understanding of the human mind and uncover new ways to treat, prevent, and cure brain disorders like Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, autism, epilepsy, and traumatic brain injury.” Called
Easter pileup kills three, injures dozens on Virginia highway
Three people were killed and at least 25 others were injured in a traffic pileup involving nearly 100 vehicles in southwestern Virginia near the North Carolina border Easter Sunday.
Mother crushed by fallen airport sign still unaware her son was killed in accident
The mother who was injured by a falling 300-pound arrival-departure sign at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is still unaware that the accident killed one of her sons and seriously injured two other sons. She remains in a Birmingham hospital where she
Child killed, family injured when flight status board falls at Birmingham airport
A 10-year-old boy was killed Friday and three members of his family seriously injured when a heavy flight-status board fell on them at the Birmingham, Ala., airport. The family was trapped under the sign, which airport officials estimated weighs between
School bans Axe body spray after student suffers life threatening allergic reaction
Officials at a Pennsylvania high school have banned Axe Body Spray from students during school hours after a teenage student suffered a life threatening allergic reaction.
New study confirms even one concussion could lead to lasting brain damage
A report published in the online journal Radiology reveals the results of a new study confirming even a single concussion can have a lasting impact on the brain. Researchers believe this is due to a decrease in brain volume, which