Few medical issues have captured the attention of the public like traumatic brain injuries (TBI). They are a “signature injury” of the military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan and a well-documented concern for those playing professional sports. They are also becoming the battle ground for personal injury claims in the 21st century. Focus on the rapidly evolving changes in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of TBI survivors, and gain a guide to understanding the physiology behind the injury and the legal tools available to help you best represent your client.
Summary of ContentsTraumatic Brain Injuries and the Nervous System
Abusive Head Trauma: Slides
Hot Topics in Pediatrics: Concussions: Slides
Handling the TBI Case: Plaintiff and Defense Lawyers’ Perspectives
Medical and Neuropsychological Aspects of Identifying and Treating TBI: The Expert Witnesses in a TBI Case
Damages in TBI Cases from the Perspective of a Life Care Planner: Slides
Ethics: Who is Your Client? Incapacity under the Pa Rules of Civil Procedure – the Guardian Ad Litem