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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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Substantial Reduction of Award for Future Pain and Suffering Damages in Knee Injury Case

June 19th, 2017

On September 28, 2010, Susan Sermoneta was waiting for a subway train at West 181st Street in Manhattan when another passenger, David Cloud, slipped on a slimy substance on the subway platform that ha... ...

Pain and Suffering Verdict Affirmed for Scar on Infant’s Cheek

June 5th, 2017

On August 25, 2011 Erica Abreu was admitted to Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx for an elective Caesarean section. The delivery, by two obstetrician-gynecologists, took only about 15 minutes and... ...

Erroneous Preclusion of Evidence Requires Retrial of Damages Verdict in Spinal Injury Case

May 30th, 2017

On November 23, 2011 Melissa Shillingford was stopped for a red light on Beach Avenue at the Cross Bronx Expressway intersection.  As the light turned green, her 1997 Honda Accord vehicle was struck... ...

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