What You Need to Know About Brain Injuries

The brain is literally responsible for everything we do, whether it is a conscious choice or an involuntary one. That is what makes a brain injury, in part, so traumatic. A brain injury can range from the mild concussion to the debilitating traumatic...

Officer Crashes Into Pole

An officer with the Atlanta Police was injured on February 21 when his cruiser struck a power pole. The car then traveled down a wooded embankment before coming to a rest. According to details of the accident, the officer was driving along Joseph E. ...

Parents Held Responsible for Child’s Death

A grand jury in Henry County has returned indictments against the parents of a 5-month-old infant. The child passed away in September 2017 as the result of a serious brain injury. According to police reports, the child was left in the care of his fat...

Spit Test May Indicate Concussion Recovery

Researchers have discovered that a bit of spit could indicate whether or not a child’s concussion symptoms will persist for only days or weeks. The test measures genetic material in the saliva and was close to 90 percent accurate in determining...

Boy With Brain Injury Doing Well 5 Years Later

On October 29, 2012, a family in Georgia discovered their lives turned upside down. It was a seemingly normal morning when a mother dropped her 2-year-old son off at daycare. It was the last time she would set eyes on him before he was involved in a ...

Father Charged in Fatal Brain Injury Case

An infant boy died on September 23, and the child’s father has been arrested in connection with the death. According to reports, the man has been charged with malice murder, cruelty to children in the first degree, and second degree murder. Rep...

Women Injured by Thrown Chairs at Dragon Con

Dragon Con was held in Atlanta in the beginning of September. Two women sustained head injuries as a result of chairs being thrown from a hotel balcony. The chairs were thrown off of the 10th floor of the Marriott Marquis just after 1:30 a.m. Accordi...

Father Accused of Causing Daughter’s Brain Injury

A two-month old infant suffered skull fractures and torn ligaments on July 4. Her father stands accused of causing the injuries and has pleaded not guilty. The man has been charged with one count of aggravated battery and one count of first-degree ch...

UFC Fighter to Be Transferred to TBI Center

Popular UFC fighter Matt Hughes was involved in a recent vehicle accident. His vehicle was struck by a train and the fighter suffered head trauma. Hughes is currently listed in stable condition at a hospital in Springfield, Illinois. A nonprofit orga...

Georgia Tech Student Suffers Brain Injury

A young man was struck while riding his bicycle on the campus of Georgia Tech on June 26. The student was hit by a truck that failed to yield. The driver was cited in the accident. The man struck sustained a traumatic brain injury. The young man was ...