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Craig Kelley

Do Not Forget Your Bicycle Helmet

It’s bicycle riding weather and with the increase in this activity comes the increase in head injuries.  Experts want people to know they can prevent severe head injuries by wearing bicycle helmets, so although the helmet cannot prevent an accident […]

Craig Kelley

The Brain-Protecting Benefits of Omega 3s

Given the problems people can have with concussions and traumatic brain injuries with auto accidents and many other brain harming accidents, our firm has always tried to keep its readership up to date on the latest knowledge regarding these issues.  […]

Craig Kelley

DISTRACTED DRIVING: Can a device protect my teen from texting and driving?

We have all seen the pictures.  Everyone knows of the dangers of texting and driving, yet the message doesn’t seem to be sinking in.  In 2011 alone, 3,331 people were killed in car accidents involving distracted drivers and an additional […]

Shannon Weidemann

Car Accident Results in Child With Head Injury

Two women were arguing in a parking lot February 15th. One of the woman then got into her car. She had two children passengers in the car with her. It is unknown why, but the woman turned the car and ran into a telephone pole and a post. A seven year old child in the front seat suffered a head injury and was taken to Creighton University Medical Center. The eight year old passenger suffered…

Craig Kelley

Head and Brain Injury Overview – Follow-up Care May Be Needed

In just the United States alone, 1,000,000-plus people suffer from head injury each year. Head impact injuries, especially “traumatic brain injuries,” can leave the victim in varying states of permanent injury. Blunt trauma to the skull area is the most likely source of traumatic brain injury. With traumatic brain injury, the victim’s brain may swell, bruise, and tear.Traumatic Brain…

Craig Kelley

Motorcycle Helmet Buying Tips – Avoid Greater Head Injury in a Motorcycle Accident

It is a fact that Nebraska state, county and city law enforcment officers have made a commitment in 2006 to enforce Nebraska’s helmet laws, and crack down on area riders’ use of the the non-DOT-aprroved “beanie” helmets. The link below (a Motorcprovides some excellent information for those who are in the market to purchase a new helmet for the 2006 riding seasonHOW TO BUY A MOTORCYCLE HELMET…

Craig Kelley

Can Minor School Bus Accidents Lead to Head or Serious Injuries?

Taking the good old tradional big yellow bus to school has long been touted as the best way to keep our children safe during transport. But is it? Read the well-researched school bus safety article to help figure out YOUR answer, and thus opinions, reagrding this question and issue.

Craig Kelley

The Trauma Doesn't End with the Brain Injury

Medical science has only just begun to unravel the mysteries of brain injury. Consequently, when it happens to you, or someone you love, you find yourself ill-equipped to deal with the sweeping, life changes it brings. Statistics from the National Institutes of Health found that 85% of brain injury patients do not receive any treatment or counseling concerning the long term difficulties caused…