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Causes and Symptoms of Brain Injuries

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Sunday, July 29, 2018. The aftermath of an injury can be difficult to endure, especially when the injury has a permanent effect on a part of the body. Unfortunately, one of the most difficult injuries to cope with is […]

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Attorney Michael M. Shea, Jr. Pens Editorial for The Mercury News

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Attorney Michael M. Shea, Jr. recently wrote an editorial in The Mercury News, San Jose’s largest newspaper. In this editorial, he tackled an issue that’s close and personal to him: the concussion risk in youth […]

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Brain Injury Professional Includes Article Featuring Attorney Michael M. Shea, Jr.

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. First established in 2003 and acting as the official publication of the North American Brain Injury Society, Brain Injury Professional (BIP) has since become a go-to source for all things brain injury related. Medical doctors, […]

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Risk of Child Brain Injuries Due to Defective Playground Equipment

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Children love to play and will inevitably jump at the opportunity to swing, slide, or climb when they see a playground inviting them to do exactly that. Unfortunately, playgrounds are not always safe and equipment […]

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Anoxic vs. Hypoxic Brain Injuries

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Friday, October 21, 2016. Hypoxic and anoxic brain injuries are relatively similar since both are the result of an interruption of oxygen supply to the brain. The difference with hypoxia is the interruption is partial, whereas anoxia occurs when […]

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What Is the Glasgow Coma Scale?

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Thursday, October 6, 2016. The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), which was first published in 1974, is a commonly used method to assess the level of consciousness of patients suffering from an acute brain injury. The scale’s guide measures the […]

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Leading Causes of Concussions

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Friday, August 12, 2016. While any type of injury can be considered serious, there are some that can be more debilitating than others. One of these types of injuries is a traumatic brain injury, such as a concussion. These […]

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Concussions: Sometimes, Obsessing is Good

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Thursday, January 21, 2016. I read with curiosity and some amount of skepticism the opinion published in the New York Times advising parents to Stop Obsessing Over Concussions. I was surprised to read this from a doctor, when it […]

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NEW STUDY LINKS HEADING OF SOCCER BALL TO BRAIN DAMAGE

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. It has long been known that high-impact sports like hockey and football have been linked with brain damage, but it now appears that soccer might present a similar danger. New research published by the journalRadiology says that players who […]

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After a Brain Injury Caused by Sports, Who Pays the Bills?

On behalf of Shea & Shea – A Professional Law Corporation posted in Brain Injury on Tuesday, February 3, 2015. Athletes who play contact sports such as football, rugby, and hockey do so with the knowledge that they are likely to suffer some sort of injuries. In fact, more than 3.5 million children receive medical […]

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