Congress Is Taking on Brain Injuries

Every year, millions of people sustain brain injuries. Whether from a fall at work or a rough tackle out on the field, everyone from children to the elderly face the risks of brain injury almost every day. The head is arguably the most important part of the body, as it contains the brain which is…

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The Mechanics of a Brain Injury from a Car Accident

One of the most common injuries received during a car accident is a brain injury. Unless the collision is very minor, any sort of sudden jolt or hit to your head can bring about a severe and possibly lasting injury that can lead to complications and long-term effects. The brain is a complicated organ that…

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Open Carry in Ohio: 5 Things to Know

Ohio is a traditional open carry state, which means people who legally own firearms may carry them in public places, unless there is a specific prohibition against them. “Open carry” means the firearm is visible to the naked eye and not concealed. Though open carrying is legal in Ohio, often the sight of a gun…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries and Their Impact on Personality

Imagine experiencing an entire change in personality and emotions after suffering from an injury. You may become more impulsive, more irritable, and less patient in situations that hadn’t bothered you before now. Your loved ones may not understand the changes that you are experiencing. They may say that you are not the same person that…

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Truck Drivers Can Get Distracted, Too

Distracted driving is one of the most serious problems plaguing the roads of Columbus and the rest of Ohio. However, it’s not just drivers of passenger vehicles, vans, pickup trucks, and SUVs who can get distracted. Truck drivers can get distracted too. Even though the trucking industry is a leader in Ohio, it is still…

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Debunking Common Myths About Divorce in Ohio

How many times have you heard a divorced friend say, “I wish I knew then what I know now,” or express regret about rushing into a settlement without having the proper information? Often, because of privacy concerns or even embarrassment, people do not take the time to ask the right questions, or fall prey to…

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Can Hazard Perception Make Teen Drivers Safer?

When teenagers begin to drive, they experience a learning curve for at least a few months. It will take some time for teen drivers to become accustomed to the road. However, COVID-19 changed everything, including teaching teenagers how to drive. In 2020, there were many states that had to adjust their testing standards to the…

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