Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injuries

What are the Most Common Catastrophic Injuries?

A catastrophic injury has long-term, life-altering consequences. Catastrophic injuries can cause severe complications for an individual’s functional capabilities. In most cases, victims face years of rehabilitation and intensive treatment. A catastrophic injury usually means losing a vital part of one’s ability to function independently, such as losing the use of a limb, loss of the ability to walk, or loss of the ability to form a complete thought. In addition, catastrophic injuries usually impact the…
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5 Ways to Help a Loved One with a TBI

It is concerning when a loved one sustains a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The uncertainties surrounding recovery and long-term injuries are often overwhelming. Unfortunately, the after-effects of a TBI can be long-lasting and sometimes permanent. According to caregiver.org, an estimated 2.5 million people in the U.S. sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) annually, and 5.3 million…
Chad McLain on Good Day Tulsa 2/20/20

Attorney Chad McLain Discusses Traumatic Brain Injuries on Good Day Tulsa

On Thursday, February 20th, Attorney Chad McLain of Graves McLain appeared on KTUL’s Good Day Tulsa program to discuss traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), along with their signs and symptoms. Watch the segment: According to the Centers for Disease Control, a TBI is caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head which causes normal…
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Avoiding Head Injuries While Enjoying Winter Sports

Each season brings with it new and exciting activities in which to engage and winter is no exception. The cold weather brings snowboarding, skiing, and sledding, activities millions of people enjoy. But although these activities can prove quite fun, they can also prove extremely dangerous – leading to serious injury or even death – when…
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Study Finds Sub-Concussive Hits May Cause Brain Damage

A recent study of collegiate football players’ brains both before and after their season shows that hits that occur routinely in practices and games can cause brain damage – despite not sustaining concussions. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Rochester assessed how repetitive head hits impacted the midbrain, the part of the…
Chad McLain on Good Day Tulsa

Chad McLain Visits Good Day Tulsa to Discuss March as Brain Injury Awareness Month

Attorney Chad McLain of Graves McLain visited KTUL’s Good Day Tulsa on Thursday, March 14th in recognition of March as Brain Injury Awareness Month. He presented his insights regarding the risks, frequency, and causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs).   Facts About Traumatic Brain Injuries The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…
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Spinal Cord Injuries: National & Local Resources

September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. To educate both victims and families, Graves McLain would like to showcase some of the national and local resources designed to support and aid those who have endured a potentially life-changing Spinal Cord Injury (SCI). National Resources United Spinal Association The United Spinal Association is a national nonprofit…
Chad McLain on Good Day Tulsa

Chad McLain & Dr. Eric Sherburn Recently Appeared on Good Day Tulsa to Discuss Traumatic Brain Injuries

One of the leading causes of death & disability in the United States is Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), contributing to approximately 30% of all injury-related deaths. Each day in the U.S. approximately 153 people die from TBI related injuries. Chad McLain and Dr. Eric Sherburn recently appeared on Good Day Tulsa to discuss Traumatic Brain…