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Rx for Danger: Brain Injuries in Seniors That Often Go Undetected

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) can happen to anyone, at any time and at any age – yet TBIs in seniors are often neglected. Neglect equals medical malpractice and, medical malpractice means your rights have been violated. It also means a sub-standard level of care was administered and a senior loved one of yours is suffering unnecessarily. Your next step? Immediate legal guidance from Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that in 2005 alone, 8,000 deaths and 56,000 hospitalizations were reported in seniors, 65 years of age and older from TBIs (Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Result From Senior Falls). TBIs occur as a result from a bump or blow to the head, and can often times in seniors, be missed or misdiagnosed. The effects of this medical indifference in seniors produces definite, long-term cognitive, emotional and/or functional impairments. In the case of a misdiagnosis, medical providers are liable for the damage their carelessness has created.

When this happens to a senior loved one of yours, you need strong and successful legal assistance in order to properly analyze your situation and stop medical incompetency. The experienced attorneys at Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC are ready and able to assist you in your time of need. Lauri J. Goldstein and her associates have a proven track record when dealing with TBIs, and will guide you every step of the way through the often daunting and complicated process. Ms. Goldstein's office will make sure that you and your senior loved one are treated with dignity, errors in the care provided are identified, and a fair, equitable, and timely settlement is obtained that will ensure you and your senior loved one are taken care of.

When it comes to injuries, age does not matter. What does matter is that, as a patient, you are given the best possible medical care utilizing the best evidence-based decision-making processes. If not, then you need to consult legal experts so that others will not have to suffer and go through whatever event and/or situation you and your loved one have gone through. Lauri J. Goldstein & Associates, PLLC will take their experience and knowledge and put it to work for 'you' during your medical and emotional turmoil. Their phone number is toll-free and your first consultation is free: 1-866-675-4427.

Traumatic Brain Injuries Can Result From Senior Falls. (n.d.) CDC's Injury Center: Injury Prevention and Control:Traumatic Brain Injuries. Retrieved October 16, 2011 from http://www.cdc.gov/TraumaticBrainInjury/tbi_falls_results.htm