Tuesday, April 26, 2011

TBI & Helmets

Jim Fausone
Veteran Disability Lawyer

We all know the IEDs and TBI are the signature problems of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Battlefield doctors in Afghanistan diagnosed more than 300 troops per month with concussions or mild traumatic brain injuries last summer. A recent study suggested an eighth of an inch of padding would decrease injuries by 24%. Could it be this simple. Yes. DOD needs to implement this idea ASAP. Lets avoid the problems down the road with VA claims processing, by implementing this simple idea. Read about this study below.


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