Portland injury attorney

Category: Brain Injury

Should I sign the information releases that the insurance adjuster gave me?

It is very important that you do not sign any release forms that you received from an insurance adjuster without first talking to an attorney. Remember that the insurance adjuster’s main goal is to keep the payments they make to accident victims like you as small as possible. That’s why we are here for you—to… read more

Traumatic Brain Injury Treatment

Mild Injury A mild traumatic brain injury doesn’t usually require medical treatment other than rest and overt-the-counter pain relievers to treat a headache. It is important to monitor your injury if is persistent, worsening or any new symptoms occur.   Visiting the doctor will help you recover with the proper steps and care. A doctor will… read more

Living with a Brain Injury

According to the CDC, 2.4 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year. A brain injury can change everything about a person in a matter of seconds. The effects of a brain injury vary greatly from person-to-person and depend on factors such as cause, location and severity. The top two causes of TBI… read more

Recovering from a Concussion

A concussion is defined as a mild form of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head.  The major causes of a concussion are falls, motor vehicle-related injury, unintentionally being struck by or against an obstacle, assaults, or playing sports.  Concussions are usually non life-threatening but their effects can be… read more