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What is a neuropsychologist and what is a neuropsychologist’s role in a brain injury patient’s recovery?

A neuropsychologist is a clinical psychologist that specializes in brain behavior relationships.  They will perform tests on the person to test their intellectual ability and personality.  They will research a person’s academic and work record to see what kind of student and employee they were before the accident.  They will also interview family members and […]

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What is a neurologist and what role does a neurologist play in the medical care of a TBI patient?

A neurologist is a medical doctor who specializes in disorders of the nervous system (brain and spinal cord). The neurologist plays a most essential and critical role in explaining the mechanism of a traumatic brain injury, the results of the clinical examination, the insignificance of diagnostic testing results (which, despite actual TBI are often negative) […]

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What types of doctors are the most important in analyzing and treating brain injuries?

Neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists and physiatrists are critical medical professionals in cases of brain injury.

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What is a physiatrist?

A physiatrist is a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation […]

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What is a neurosurgeon?

A neurosurgeon is a medical doctor who focuses on the surgical treatment of injuries and diseases of the nervous system and spinal cord […]

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Jury’s Pain and Suffering Award for 84 Year Old Woman’s Shoulder Fractures Reduced on Appeal

February 10th, 2018

On February 6, 2011, Dorothy Jones tripped and fell in the vestibule of the Harkness Pavilion at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan. As a result, Ms. Jones, then 84 years old, was in extreme... ...

Traumatic Brain Injury Jury Awards Reinstated on Appeal after Substantial Increase by Trial Judge

February 8th, 2018

On November 7, 2013, Paige Mecca, a 43 year old owner of a small solar energy company, was struck in the head and neck by a large 40 pound tray of dishes and food dropped by a waitress who lost her b... ...

Judgment Affirmed in Burn Injury Case

January 29th, 2018

On August 15, 2013, Lillyan Rosenberg received her third and final acupuncture treatment for groin pain from Jing Jiang at Jing-River Accupuncture. In addition to acupuncture needles, Dr. Jiang used... ...

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