Motorcycle accidents create significant brain injury risk

Motorcycle Accidents | April 16, 2014

Hitting the open road on a motorcycle is a pastime that many Californians enjoy. Not only that, but some people prefer to use their motorcycles as a primary mode of transportation. Of course, every rider in California likely knows that helmets are mandatory. Without the physical barriers provided by cars and trucks, motorcyclists are at…

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Dos and don’ts for auto accident victims

Car Accidents,Our Blog | April 15, 2014

No one counts on getting involved in a car accident. For those who are kept busy by their professional, family or personal lives, dealing with an injury can be incredibly disruptive. At this point, an accident victim simply might want to settle the subsequent issues quickly and move on. Although this desire is understandable, oversights…

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Spock’s damaged brain: TBI and elevated risk of early death

Brain Injuries | April 9, 2014

Science fiction stories are full of scenarios where brains are preserved after death. In the original “Star Trek” series, for example, the brain of the iconic character Mr. Spock is hijacked by an alien civilization. The aliens repurpose it as a master computing device to control their life-support systems – leaving Mr. Spock’s body in…

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California officials use April to target distracted driving

Car Accidents,Our Blog | April 4, 2014

One of the most discussed topics on this blog is distracted driving. Now, California law enforcement is also focusing on this issue during the month of April. Reports indicate that this month is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. In order to promote safety and raise the profile of this concern, the state’s texting-and-driving ban will…

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