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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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Subway Tracks Accident – Jury’s Pain and Suffering Verdict Affirmed after Court of Appeals Addresses Liability Issues

May 11th, 2017

On March 9, 2006, Robert Obey fell onto the tracks at a subway station in Manhattan. Shortly thereafter, a train ran over his left foot. Mr. Obey, then 51 years old, sued claiming that the transit aut... ...

Ankle Injury Pain and Suffering Awards Increased

May 5th, 2017

On October 3, 2009, then 12 year old Rajendra Sawh was in the area of a construction site when a box of roofing shingles fell from the from the site’s roof onto his right leg and ankle.He was ru... ...

Emotional Distress Pain and Suffering and Punitive Damages Awards Affirmed in Workplace Sexual Harassment Suit

April 28th, 2017

Denise Rivera began working for United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS) in 2001 at a facility in the Bronx. She was promoted several times, eventually to a supervisor position in 2004. Shortly thereafter, a... ...

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