Head Injury safety Tips: Head, brain and neck injuries can be the most serious and life threatening out of all other injuries. It is important to always keep your head and neck as safe and secure as possible no matter what activity you are participating in. Below are a few safety tips on how you can attempt to avoid serious head and neck injuries.
First, always wear your seat belt when in a car, golf cart or any other motor vehicle. If you have young children it is important to make sure the car seat they are in is properly fitted to their height and weight.
Next, be sure to wear a helmet (children and adults) when:
- Riding a bike, motorcycle, snowmobile, scooter, or all-terrain vehicle;
- Playing a contact sport, such as football, ice hockey, or boxing;
- Using in-line skates or riding a skateboard;
- Batting and running bases in baseball or softball;
- Riding a horse; or
- Skiing or snowboarding.
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Unfortunately, even with all these safety tips in place accidents do occur causing these injuries. The personal injury attorneys at Gill and Chamas have handled hundreds of cases involving head injuries due to someone else’s negligence. One of the firms head injury cases includes a Monmouth County jury awarded $1.5 million to a restaurant patron for a head injury he suffered in a brawl with a security guard. The plaintiff suffered facial fractures, memory loss and other health effects and was let go from his job as a trading assistant. The plaintiff’s lawyer was head injury lawyer Raymond Gill Jr. of Gill and Chamas in Woodbridge.
Brain injuries can have a serious impact on you and your family. The attorneys at Gill & Chamas have handled hundreds of brain injury cases. In preparing each case for trial, our attorneys have reviewed the client’s medical records, reports, and diagnostic studies to better understand the client’s specific brain injury. If you or someone you know has suffered a brain injury due to someone else’s negligence, contact the attorneys at Gill and Chamas today: (732) 324-7600.