HC&B | Hobbie Corrigan & Bertucio, P.C. Attorneys at Law HC&B | Hobbie Corrigan & Bertucio, P.C. Attorneys at Law
Local: 732-982-4178
Toll Free: 877-565-5853
We Deliver Aggressive and Zealous
Legal Representation for all our Clients.

New Jersey brain injury patients and early detection

New Jersey brain injury patients may find interest in a 2015 study that found that military service members who received brain imaging testing shortly after sustaining a traumatic brain injury were more likely to get better treatment more quickly. Researchers found that MRI scans can help physicians detect microbleeding in the brain, which often leads to such serious conditions as stroke and brain swelling.

Traumatic brain injuries are a significant problem for military members, according to a Walter Reed chief of neuroimaging. Many service members who suffered traumatic brain injuries did not receive MRI scans and other brain imaging tests until months after their accidents. This results in a lower rate of cerebral microhemorrhage detection, which can delay treatment.

Researchers examined 603 military service members who had been diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries. They used an imaging technique that is more sensitive to blood on the brain than the traditional MRI. The average time between the injury and the administration of an MRI was 856 days. Of those who participated, 7 percent were found to have microbleeding on the brain. Brain bleeding occurred in 24 percent of those who had an MRI three months after injury, while it was found in 5.2 percent of patients who were imaged a year after injury. Bleeding becomes significantly harder to diagnose with the passage of time, making it harder to treat.

Those who sustain a brain trauma may want to seek medical help immediately. Brain injuries are harder to detect over time, so it is important to receive brain imaging early for optimal detection. If the injury was caused by the negligence of another person, the victim may also want to speak with a personal injury attorney to determine how best to seek compensation for the damages that have been incurred.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

We are proud sponsors:

Community Donations/Sponsorships

  • Eatontown Engine/Truck (Fire Company) Donation
  • Police Unity Tour Donation
  • American Cancer Society-Relay for Life Sponsor
  • Monmouth County Sheriff's Officers Donation
  • Jersey Shore University Medical Center Annual
  • Sweetheart Ball
  • Cancer Support Committee Annual Celebration of Life
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association Winter Ball
  • NJEF-Sycamore Tree Sponsor

Ad Journals

  • St. Paul Baptist Church birthday calendar
  • LADACIN Network Rosebud Gala Dinner Dance
  • Kiwanis Club of Jackson Patrolmen of the Year
  • HW Mountz PTA School calendar
  • HW Mountz Kitchen Tour

Sports Activities

  • Jackson Memorial High School Boys Basketball Sponsor
  • New Jersey Shorestars-7th Grade AAU Basketball Team Donation
  • Shark River Surf Anglers-Trout Contest for Kids Donation
  • Team Philly Basketball Live in AC Donation
  • Golf Outing Sponsorships

Golf Outing Sponsorships

  • The Community YMCA
  • Covenant House
  • NJ Roadrunners
  • Zan Tozzi Foundation
  • Ocean County Emerald Society Douglas King Tournament
  • PBA Local #50
Super Lawyers New Jersey Supreme Court | Certified Attorney AV | LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell | Peer Review Rated For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability Legal Leaders | Top Rated Lawyers American Association for Justice | Member 2012
HC&B

Hobbie Corrigan & Bertucio, P.C.
Attorneys at Law

Local: 732-982-4178
Toll Free: 877-565-5853
Fax: 732-380-1720

Toms River Law Office Map

Hobbie Corrigan & Bertucio, P.C. Attorneys at Law 506 Hooper Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08753

Eatontown Law Office Map
Hobbie Corrigan & Bertucio, P.C. Attorneys at Law
125 Wyckoff Road
Eatontown, NJ 07724