1 01, 2020

Auto Accident and Drunk Driving. What Happens Next?

2020-01-02T10:50:26-07:00January 1st, 2020|Auto Accident Attorney, Auto Accident Attorney Denver, Brain Injury, Motorcycle Accident, personal injury attorney, personal injury attorney denver|

We think the bigger question is “What to do if you have been hurt in a car accident?” Car accidents are scary and expensive, and unfortunately, they are often unavoidable. At some point in time, almost everyone gets in an accident of some degree of seriousness.How long do you have to go [...]

17 12, 2019

Preventing Concussions – Part 2

2019-12-17T09:00:08-07:00December 17th, 2019|Brain, Brain Injury, Concussion, personal injury attorney, personal injury attorney denver|

Now, the way that we're approaching this problem to try to understand the mechanisms of concussion and to figure out if we can prevent it is, we are using a device like this. It's a mouthguard. It has sensors in it that are essentially the same that are in your cell phone: [...]

9 12, 2019

Recovery After Traumatic Brain Injury – Should You Accept Help?

2019-12-09T10:39:54-07:00December 9th, 2019|Brain, Brain Injury|

Richard Green, LCSW – (Rehabilitation Social Worker) For family members it does get better, if people are saying to you anything you need from me let me know. Take him up on it, because often people they’d like to make everything okay for you guys, but they can't do that. So, [...]

18 11, 2019

Brain Injury Protection – Hardhat Design

2019-11-18T11:00:56-07:00November 18th, 2019|Brain, Brain Injury, Concussion|

MIPS is designed to reduce some of the rotational motion that can be transferred to your brain as a result of an angled impact. Because your brain tissue is soft like the consistency of gelatin different sections of the brain can move at different rates. This rotational motion can cause axons [...]

24 09, 2019

Common Reasons Children Suffer a Concussion

2019-10-17T14:24:52-06:00September 24th, 2019|Brain, Brain Injury, Concussion|

Soccer Football Ice Hockey Bicycling are the most common reasons children suffer a concussion. Concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury caused by some external force. Determining the significance of the injury starts with understanding the symptoms. Sometimes you can find out right away, because there are immediate signs or symptoms [...]

3 09, 2019

Brain Injury Q&A with Melissa Winthers

2019-09-06T05:48:24-06:00September 3rd, 2019|Blog, Brain, Brain Injury, Concussion, Melissa Winthers|

So, the person might come in through ER and then either go straight to the acute unit or maybe they go to ICU first. Then sub-acute, post-acute, you know, all these different levels of services and various places can sometimes be very frustrating and overwhelming to the family. They have [...]

26 08, 2019

2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

2019-08-26T14:12:04-06:00August 26th, 2019|Auto Accident Attorney, Brain Injury, Melissa Winthers, Steve Shapiro|

Steve Shapiro and Melissa Winthers were selected to be published in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America © on August 15, 2019. This is Steve’s fifth year being recognized for both Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Insurance Law, and Melissa’s first year being recognized in Medical Malpractice [...]

20 08, 2019

WTLN Member Spotlight for August 2019

2019-08-26T11:12:07-06:00August 20th, 2019|Auto Accident Attorney, Brain, Brain Injury, Melissa Winthers|

Member Spotlight by WTLN COMMITTEE, ALANA M. ANZALONE and HEATHER JACKSON Melissa Winthers is an outstanding personal injury attorney and partner of Shapiro Winthers P.C., a firm representing clients in Colorado for over 15 years. A Colorado native, Melissa graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Colorado College in [...]

9 08, 2019

Concussion Management by Dr. Michael O’Brien, Danielle Thurston and Rebecca Stevens

2019-08-09T11:20:35-06:00August 9th, 2019|Brain, Brain Injury, Concussion|

First, we'll discuss what is a concussion. Most people know a concussion is a brain injury, we describe it as a temporary brain cell dysfunction after a collision. The collision can be direct to the head or it can be indirect to the body with enough force that causes a whiplash [...]

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