Epileptic seizures (colloquially a fit) are brief episodes of "abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain". The outward effect can vary from wild thrashing movement (tonic-clonic seizure) to as mild as a brief loss of awareness (absence seizure). The syndrome of recurrent, unprovoked seizures is termed epilepsy, but seizures can occur in people who do not have epilepsy. Additionally there are a number of conditions that look like seizures but are not.After a first seizure, treatment is generally not needed unless specific problems are found on either electroencephalogram or imaging of the brain.
Posts about Seizures
  • Fighting Title 31 Currency Seizures issued by CBP

    … This article is going to cover a specific subsection of Title 31 currency seizures. These seizures are typically initiated by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to travelers who fail to declare currency they are traveling with in excess of $10,000. Additionally, CBP may seize currency when travelers conspire to defeat reporting requirements…

    Mike Ivancie/ Ivancie Law- 16 readers -
  • How “Foreseeability” Applies to Personal Injury Cases

    … eyes off the road is negligent and can foreseeably lead to an injury accident. As such, the victim can hold the negligent driver liable. On the other hand, if a driver suffers a seizure for the first time in their life and causes an accident that injures another person, it would be argued that the driver was not acting negligently because…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 21 readers -
  • Dallas Zoloft® Birth Defect Lawyers

    … is left untreated, your child may face complications such as seizures, organ failure, and brain hemorrhage. Babies born with persistent pulmonary hypertension may be given emergency treatment such as oxygen therapy. In addition, doctors may decide to supply them with nitric oxygen (which relaxes blood vessels to ease breathing). Lastly, they may…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 30 readers -
  • Birth Injuries Caused by Vacuum-Assisted Delivery

    … lead to life-long conditions such as paralysis and intellectual disability. Some of the conditions can even lead to wrongful death if not properly and effectively treated. Identifying injuries related to vacuum-assisted vaginal delivery. The symptoms of different injuries will vary based on the injury itself. For instance, the symptoms…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 29 readers -
  • Warning Signs of Infant Brain Damage at Birth

    … signals during labor, and with proper medical care, the likelihood of brain hypoxia is very low. If a doctor, nurse or medical professional fails to properly monitor the infant’s heart rate or fails to perform a necessary cesarean section in a reasonable amount of time, they should be held accountable for their negligent actions. Why should your…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 34 readers -

    … “Qualified Medical Condition”. Qualified Medical Conditions include: 1) Cancer; 2) Epilepsy and seizures; 3) Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; 4) Cachexia/wasting syndrome; 5) Parkinson’s disease; 6) Traumatic brain injury and post-concussion syndrome; 7) Multiple sclerosis; 8) Spinocerebellara Ataxia (SCA); 9) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder; 10) Severe…

    Prince Law Offices, P.C.- 15 readers -
  • Failure to Communicate Change in Condition

    … and about to have her first child. There had been no problems with the pregnancy, and her labor began just a week before her due date. However, after she had been at the hospital for two hours, she was forced to undergo a c-section due to fetal distress. The OBGYN delivered the baby, and there were no obvious adverse effects to the mother. Still…

    Ethan Manning/ 39 readers -
  • Medical Marijuana Debate Continues in Pennsylvania

    … control her daughter’s seizures without causing severe and debilitating side effects. Legislators also noted that public support for the legalization of medical marijuana is significantly higher that the opposition (which is the opposite for recreational use support in Pennsylvania). They further argued that creating a new industry for medical marijuana…

    Gabriel Levin/ 15 readers -
  • How You Can Fight Back Against Abusive Debt Collectors

    … of arrest, jail time, lawsuits on debts too old to sue for, unlawful property seizures, and threats to collect from income exempt from the collection process. Some of the common false statements or false representations made by collectors included debt collectors posing as debt collection lawyers or as law enforcement officers, advising the consumer…

    Ed Woods/ Bond and Botes- 33 readers -
  • Dallas Chemical Burn Lawyer

    …. Chemical spills, chemical leaks, fires or explosions at a chemical plant or warehouse. Many industrial jobs put workers in close proximity to dangerous chemicals. These jobs can include oil refining, oil and gas drilling (including fracking), construction, and of course those who work in chemical plants. Some of the most common chemical burn…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 40 readers -
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