Magnetic Therapy may Improve Function after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted on

Concussion and other mild brain injuries can have lasting effects. These injuries do not discriminate among those whom they impact, occurring in children and the elderly alike. Sadly, a person who suffers a concussion or another mild trauma affecting the brain may experience permanent cognitive impairments, personality changes, differences in behavior, and more. These lasting effects do not simply impact the sufferer, instead extending to his or her family, friends, and close personal relationships. As […]

read full article

Scientific Advancement may Help Predict Brain Health after Stroke

Posted on

Scientists have developed a brain health index that combines comprehensive brain scan data to better assess brain health and predict cognitive function after stroke. This groundbreaking advancement may be used to identify risk factors for stroke and dementia, as well as to determine the level of brain atrophy after brain injury. The brain health index is a computer program created by scientists at the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. An article explaining this development was […]

read full article

Affidavit of Merit for a New Jersey Medical Malpractice Claim

Posted on

There are many steps involved in a medical malpractice lawsuit in New Jersey. One of the first and most important steps in the process of filing a medical malpractice claim is called the Affidavit of Merit. An Affidavit of Merit, also known as a Certification of Merit, is intended to demonstrate to the court that a claim has enough validity to warrant litigation. The purpose of the Affidavit of Merit (AOM) is to save the State […]

read full article

Traumatic Brain Injuries Increase Alzheimer’s Disease Risk, Study Says

Posted on

According to a new study, traumatic brain injuries like concussions may increase a person’s risk for developing early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. The recent research, published in Neuropsychology, sought to determine whether traumatic brain injury (TBI) with loss of consciousness was a risk factor developing Alzheimer’s disease earlier in life. Researchers at UT Southwestern’s Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute evaluated over 2,133 study participants, using their autopsies to confirm a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. The results were striking: people who sustained traumatic […]

read full article

Brain Injuries at Birth Linked with Lower Dopamine Levels in Adulthood

Posted on

Recent research has identified a correlation between brain injuries at birth and lower levels of dopamine in the brain long-term. The study sought to examine chemical changes in the brain for individuals who were born prematurely, as well as those who experienced brain injury during labor and delivery or soon after birth. The results showed a specific interplay between premature birth, brain injury, and lasting decreases in one of the brain’s essential chemicals. The study, […]

read full article

Monmouth County Brain Injury Case Results in $17 Million Verdict

Posted on

In a recent case involving a young girl who suffered permanent brain injury after doctors prematurely removed her from a ventilator following lung surgery, a Monmouth County jury awarded her and her parents $17 million. The victim in this case was Kelsey Heaney, who was only 7-years-old when she was hospitalized for acute pneumonia in 2008. Kelsey and her parents sought treatment for her condition at Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, NJ. Her treating physician, Dr. Charles […]

read full article

Notable Recent Medical Malpractice Settlements Range from Birth Injuries to Brain Damage

Posted on

The National Law Review recently examined some of the highest medical malpractice settlements in the last few years, analyzing where these cases occurred and what types of medical injuries resulted from the negligence of doctors and hospitals across the country. The medical malpractice claims involved a variable list of medical conditions and resulting complications, including birth injuries, surgical injuries, and brain damage. The medical specialities of the doctors involved is similarly diverse, as are the […]

read full article

Research on Former NFL Players Shows 99 Percent Had Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy CTE

Posted on

New research investigating chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) among football players revealed signs of the brain disease in the vast majority of former players’ brains that were studied. The study, entitled “Clinicopathological Evaluation of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Players of American Football,” was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on Tuesday, July 25th. Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine and the VA Boston Healthcare System analyzed the brains of 202 former football […]

read full article

Traumatic Brain Injuries in Childhood May Lead to Anxiety, Depression Long-term

Posted on

Traumatic brain injuries can be catastrophically damaging at any age; however, a traumatic brain injury in childhood may lead to serious medical and psychological issues for years to come. In fact, a new study discovered that traumatic brain injuries and concussions, when sustained in childhood, may result in anxiety and depression more than a decade after the initial injury. The research, entitled Anxiety Disorders in Adults With Childhood Traumatic Brain Injury: Evidence of Difficulties More […]

read full article

When Failure to Perform a C-Section Results in Brain Damage and Birth Injuries

Posted on

The birth of a child is a highly complex, delicate process during which both the mother and baby are vulnerable to injuries. As such, the obstetricians and other medical professionals who are tasked with facilitating delivery, must diligently monitor a variety of indicators, making sure to act swiftly if either the mother or child are in danger. Among the most threatening complications that can cause permanent brain damage to the infant is lack of oxygen. […]

read full article

reset filters

Practice areas

Free case evaluation

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Office Locations

  • Woodland Park, NJ Law Office

    200 Browertown Road
    Woodland Park, NJ 07424
    973-435-4551

  • Newark, NJ Law Office

    45 Bleeker Street
    Newark, NJ 07102
    888-409-0816

Fronzuto Law Group Office Locations