Definitions: Brain Injury Legal Glossary “F”

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Feedback: Information given by another person regarding behavior. Such information can be used constructively to improve behavior.

Flaccid: A loss of muscle tone which makes the body, or parts of it, appear limp.

Focal Brain Injury: Injury restricted to one region of the brain.

Focal Deficits: Hematomas and lesions on the surface or interior of the brain located at the site of impact or at isolated points in the brain. Not as random as diffuse consequences, these problem areas of the brain can be pinpointed and many problems attributed to them.

Frontal Lobe Dysfunction: Behavioral symptoms resulting from damage to the frontal lobes of the brain, causing diminution in self-control, foresight and/or spontaneity.

Frontal Lobes: Part of the brain involved with planning, organizing, problem solving, selective attention, personality and a variety of “higher cognitive functions”.

Verdicts & Settlements

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company product liability.

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company product liability.

Jury verdict for the wrongful death of a 63-year-old man survived by his widow.

Verdict against cigarette manufacturer for family of local lawyer who died of lung cancer.

Verdict against tobacco manufacturer for family of man who died from lung cancer as a result of smoking.

Verdict for widow of man who died of lung cancer as a result of addiction to smoking.

Gordon and Partners, along with co-counsel, recently represented the family of a smoker who passed away when she was 60 years old from lung cancer caused from her long time addiction to smoking cigarettes since she was a young girl. The case was tried in Lowell, Massachusetts and resulted in a verdict of 17 million dollars on May 31, 2019.

Recovery for man and family for injuries caused by a defective auto part.

Verdict for a smoker who contracted cancer of the jaw.

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