Where are the brain’s lobes and what activities does each lobe control?

The Frontal Lobe is located just behind the skull of the forehead, and it governs our ability to reason, make judgments, organize information and control some motor/muscle functions.

The Parietal Lobe is near the back and top of the head. It’s involved with visual attention, sensation (touch and pressure) and integration of senses.

The Occipital Lobe is located at the back of the skull and controls vision.

The Temporal Lobes are located on each side of the head above the ears. They control hearing and are related to smell, taste and short-term memory (especially visual and verbal).

Nationwide Verdict Tracker

Brain Injury Verdicts & Settlements

New York Injury Cases Blog

Pain and Suffering Awards Affirmed for Knee and Back Injuries in Subway Platform Trip and Fall Case

February 18th, 2017

On March 22, 2007, Andrew Flores was boarding a subway train at 149th Street in the Bronx when he tripped and fell over a broken portion of a wooden board used to cover the edge of the platform. His r... ...

False Arrest, Malicious Prosecution and Excessive Force Claims against Police Officers Upheld and Damages Awards Affirmed

February 11th, 2017

On June 15, 2007 at about 1:30 a.m., Gary Gill crossed the street at Flatlands Avenue near 87th Street in Brooklyn intending to go to his parked car. As he opened his car door, another vehicle pulled... ...

Court Affirms Liability against City in Street Defect Trip and Fall Case but Substantially Reduces Award for Future Medical Expenses

February 6th, 2017

On November 5, 2005 at about 7:30 p.m., Theresa Guss was injured in a trip and fall accident in the street when she stepped into a large rectangular deep hole in the street while getting out of the ba... ...

Visit John Hochfelder's
New York Injury Cases Blog »