Brain Injury Legal Cases

The issue of being a third party observer at a defense neuropsychological evaluation continues to be a hot topic both in the neuropsychological field as well as the legal field. Defense neuropsychologist raise the specter that having a third party observer present during the neuropsychological evaluation will invalidate the testing while plaintiff attorneys argue defense neuropsychological evaluations are in no way independent, but adversarial, necessitating the need to have a third person present to verify the statements made by the defense neuropsychologist.
Continue Reading Court Orders Third Party Observer for Defense Neuropsychological Evaluation

On January 22, 2007 I represented a resident of Trenton, New Jersey who was a passenger in a car which was hit head on by a dump truck while traveling on State Highway 68. The dump truck that hit her was unable to stop and attempted to avoid colliding with another vehicle by entering the northbound lane. While the driver was able to avoid one accident, he was unable to avoid striking the vehicle our plaintiff was in.
Continue Reading Passenger in Car Accident Receives a $3.5 Million Settlement for Injuries

Yesterday morning I attended a fascinating presentation by Anne Forrest, Ph.D. which was sponsored by ReMed in West Conshohocken, PA. Dr. Forrest received her Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and her Ph.D. in Economics from Duke University. In June 1997, she was involved in a minor rear-end collision in which she nevertheless sustained a “mild” traumatic brain injury.
Continue Reading Presentation on Mild and Acquired Traumatic Brain Injury

Researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital recently reported on a new study, which indicates that bicycle-related injuries in children and young adults in America may be more of a concern than originally thought.
Continue Reading Pediatric Bicycle-related Injuries Result In Nearly $200 Million In Hospital Charges Annually