Archive for May, 2008

Department of Defense Treats Brain Injured Vets as Defense Lawyers Do

Posted on May 21st, 2008 · Posted in Brain Injury

I have always called it the Defense of Misdirection. This year, is an election year, and I have an easier term for people to understand: SPIN. Spin is what defense attorney’s do. They spin everything, ignoring the obvious and coming up with some type of misdirection to disregard the diagnosis..
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NFL, War and Brain Injury, Part II

Posted on May 16th, 2008 · Posted in Brain Injury

Yesterday I commented on the intersection of news about Iraq War veterans and the death of an NFL player. Today, we focus more on the synergistic effect of the interplay between brain injury and emotional problems. It was reported in the April 19, 2008 edition of the Science Daily that..
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NFL, War and Brain Injury

Posted on May 15th, 2008 · Posted in Brain Injury

My internet news today had an intersecting of two recurring themes in the brain injury world, with that of an unexpected death of a former NFL player. The first theme is the difficulties retired NFL players have with disability. The second theme the degree of depression found in post Iraq..
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Wounded Troops and Partners: Supporting Intimate Relationships.

Posted on May 13th, 2008 · Posted in Brain Injury

From the Brain Injury Association of Wisconsin: Dear Members and Donors: The following conference offering was sent to us from the BIAA. We are forwarding to you for your information. The Center of Excellence for Sexual Health invites you to join elected officials, public and private agency leaders, healthcare professionals,..
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Cindy on Cognitive Workout

Posted on May 10th, 2008 · Posted in Brain Injury

From our frequent contributor, Cindy: Hi Everyone, Just had a “cognitive workout” in the container garden today, and thought I’d share some of my adventures and problem-solving with you. While surfing the web, I came upon a gardening practice which I had never heard…growing tomatoes upside! There are supposedly many..
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Getting Medical Bills Paid after Brain Injury

Posted on May 8th, 2008 · Posted in Brain Injury

As a personal injury lawyer you learn early on that the biggest issue on almost everyone’s mind after a personal injury or other medical crisis is: how do we pay the medical bills? Until we have national health insurance, there will always be challenges for those who have a sudden..
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TBI Survivor Uses Internet to Assist Brain Injury Disability – Part II

Posted on May 6th, 2008 · Posted in Brain Injury

Yesterday, a former client of mine, began this two part series on how to use the internet to help connect with those who were willing to assist her in accommodating her disability. Today, she addresses the question she ended yesterday’s blog with: What do I do so that my friends..
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TBI Survivor Uses Internet to Assist with Brain Injury Disability

Posted on May 5th, 2008 · Posted in Brain Injury

From a former client Cindy, a consistent source of ideas and content for my blogs. Cindy has found a novel way to use the internet to deal with day to day obstacles, brain injury survivors encounter. Hi Everyone, I am a TBI survivor, going on almost 4 years now. Two..
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Another Service Dog Story

Posted on May 1st, 2008 · Posted in Brain Injury

It is no surprise to me, that people are more open talking about their pets than themselves. We often enjoy hearing about them more too.. On May 1, 2008, at 7:50 PM, PR Latenser wrote: I noted your blog comments where you defended service dogs… Let me tell you about..
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