On August 18, 2004, Burnett Williams was working for a lead abatement contractor at the 170th Street subway station in the Bronx. He was inspecting lead as old steel was being removed in connection wi... ...
Types of Head Injury
A diffuse axonal injury is caused by a shaking or rotation of the head that causes the brain to move within the skull. Nerve tissue is torn or sheared (thus, these are also called shearing injuries)and the brain may release chemicals that cause more injury. It’s common in car accidents and can occur without a ...more »
A closed head injury is one where there has been no penetration of the skull ...more »
There are various causes of ABI such as a blocked airway, drowning accident, a crushed chest, an electrical accident, such as electrocution or being struck by lightning and lead exposure ...more »
This type of injury has contusions on opposite sides of the brain ...more »
An acquired Brain Injury (ABI) is one that happens after birth ...more »