Posts Tagged ‘Brain Injury’

Suffering from a Whiplash Injury? You May Have a Brain Injury

By Roger Foisy on December 7th, 2015

A whiplash injury can occur when a person’s head and neck move forward and backward in a sudden motion. This rapid movement can strain, stretch, or tear muscles and tendons in the neck, causing...

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How Parents Can Assist Children with Brain Injuries in Returning to School

By Roger Foisy on September 4th, 2015

Children who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI), ranging from mild to severe, are more likely to face difficulties when returning to school after the incident or after a period of...

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Roger R. Foisy Appointed to the Ontario Brain Injury Association Board of Directors

By Roger Foisy on August 7th, 2015

Over my years as an Ontario personal injury lawyer, I have seen the impact brain injury has had on many of my clients. Due to this, I have become a passionate advocate for brain injury awareness and I have completed courses from Brock University in Neurorehabilitation, Advanced Brain Injury...

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There’s No Such Thing as “Just a Concussion”

By Roger Foisy on June 3rd, 2015

Recently, an article in CBC News came to my attention about a 17 year old girl who ignored concussion symptoms, leading to her death. I am always saddened by news like this. Especially when people ignore concussions because they think it’s “just a concussion”. It is never “just a...

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Myths and Facts about Child Brain Injuries [Infographic]

By Roger Foisy on April 17th, 2015

If you or a loved one sustains a traumatic brain injury – whether it is mild, moderate, or severe – it is a difficult time in your life. Brain injuries often require extensive rehabilitation, and can have long lasting...

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Seeking Compensation for a Basal Skull Fracture

By Roger Foisy on November 7th, 2014

In my experience as an Ontario Personal Injury Lawyer, I have assisted several clients with basal skull fractures and ensured that they received proper compensation. As the injury involves damage to the brain, a basal skull fracture can cause significant problems for victims in their daily...

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Take the ‘Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports’ Free Online Training Course

By Roger Foisy on August 15th, 2014

We can often take it for granted that kids will get concussions when they play sports growing up. We think, “It’s just a concussion”. We brush it off. Unfortunately, many people don’t know that a concussion is actually a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Mild traumatic brain injuries can...

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Coping with the Emotional and Psychological Impact of a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury [Video]

By Roger Foisy on June 27th, 2014

If you’ve experienced a mild traumatic brain injury, it’s important to know that your emotional and cognitive symptoms are completely...

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What You Need to Know About Sports-related Injuries: Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries and Concussions

By Roger Foisy on August 20th, 2013

The first thing you need to know is that concussions are mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI). Do not let the word “mild” fool you; nothing about any brain injury is “mild”.  Although motor vehicle accidents and falls are the two main causes of mTBI, sports-related injuries must not be...

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