June is BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH
Pedestrians in low-income areas face higher risk of getting killed or injured in collisions
Heather Sim remembers her father as an avid cyclist who was very aware of the dangers on the road and how to safely cycle around the city.
Misconceptions around ATE insurance, litigation privilege
While an after-the-event (ATE) insurer works closely with its partner lawyers and law firms, its involvement will not breach solicitor-client privilege or interfere with the trajectory of a case, says Dominique Zipper
of ATE with legal expense insurance company DAS
How can home-care users hold personal-support workers to account?
LONDON — Shirley Parent, 80, has multiple sclerosis and uses a wheelchair. She lives on her own in London and relies on public home-care services: four times a day, personal-support workers get her up or into bed and change her briefs — activities that require the use of an overhead sling lift. ParaMed, one of the three private agencies that provide her care, helps her in the afternoons and evenings.
Does An Old Brain Injury Contribute To Anger Management Problems?
I was in a serious head on car accident when I was about two years old, over 50 years ago. I don’t know exactly how serious the brain injury was, but I am told I was till black and blue in the face months later. My head hit the radio and pushed it onto the dash at least a couple of inches. I have been struggling to control my angry reactions for all of my life. I’ve never physically hurt someone because I was angry, but I do react with verbal shouting and door slamming
Unmasking Brain Injury Pulls Back the Curtain on Brain Injuries
TORONTO, June 3, 2019 /CNW/ – Brain injury happens in an instant and lives are changed forever. The numbers are staggering, according to Ruth Wilcock, Executive Director of the Ontario Brain Injury Association. “There are close to half a million Ontarians currently living with acquired brain injury (ABI) and more than 45,000 new cases will be added every year, states Wilcock. “This number does not include the 155,000 new concussions that occur each year in Ontario“.