Seizures and Epilepsy

How long after TBI will a seizure occur?

It can be immediate but there is often a lag time of  days, weeks, months or even years before post-traumatic epilepsy expresses itself.

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What is the difference between epilepsy and post-traumatic epilepsy?

Epilepsy is a disorder of the brain that causes recurrent seizures […]

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What is a seizure and are seizures common in TBI patients?

A seizure is a convulsion from an abnormal burst of electrical activity in the brain […]

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

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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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