Oregon DOJ Reports Alarming Growth in Elder Abuse

As the elderly population increases, with the number of Americans over age 65 projected to double in the next three decades, cases of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation have significantly grown and are expected to increase in the next few years. Appalling Statistics on Elder Abuse Oregon’s Department of Justice said that approximately 2.1 million […]

Support Groups Are a Useful Tool for Brain Injury Survivors

Sustaining a brain injury in a car wreck or other incident can have a lasting impact on the quality of life of the victim, his or her friends, and family members. The difficulties that accompany life after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) are numerous, yet this is not necessarily a topic that receives a great […]

World War II Drug Shows Promise for Spinal Injuries

Spinal cord injuries from vehicle collisions or other accidents can cause serious and lasting pain and nerve damage. Scientists are always on the hunt for new treatment options to ease the suffering for people who are victims of these life-altering incidents. Antidote Found in an Unexpected Place According to findings published in March in the […]

Child Awarded $53 Million for Brain Injury

Your brain needs enough oxygen and blood for it to function regularly. During childbirth, an inadequate supply of oxygen to the infant’s brain can lead to moderate to severe brain injury. Prompt hospital intervention is necessary for the infant to avoid severe or worse, fatal brain injury. Effects of Brain Injury in Infants Babies who […]

“Inattentive Blindness” Causing More Pedestrian Accidents

Oregon’s Department of Transportation said that around 64 pedestrian accidents statewide in the past 5 years were caused by distracted drivers and pedestrians. Although concerns and laws surrounding distracted drivers have increased, very little is said when it comes to distracted pedestrians. People of all ages and walks of life on the streets, on public […]