A large study finds that even mild brain injuries [concussion] can have a devastating impact years later leading to mental decline with dementia. Researchers at UCLA reviewed veterans administration records for soldiers that had concussions. The risk for developing dementia later in life was more than double.

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At Crash Law our attorneys are trained to identify injured victims of cars crashes who may be suffering from symptoms of mild brain injuries or concussions. Once identified such clients may be referred to medical experts for proper diagnosis and treatment. Compensation for victims of car, or motorcycle crashes is maximized when medical specialists document injury from accidents. Insurance claims must consider long term impacts and risk of dementia when settling and determining value for such accidents.

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