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Stay informed about the most pressing issues in traumatic brain injury law in our blog section, where our legal team weighs in with important legal information and commentary about the issues that can affect the rights of your family after a child is hurt.


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12/31/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about a mother who has been charged in connection with her children's injuries from a car accident.  To read more about one child's traumatic brain injury and the prescription drugs that were in the mother's system at the time of the accident, click here.

As an advocate for injured children and father of two himself, Chris Keane expresses his deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the children in this accident, and he hopes for the full and fast recovery of the traumatic brain injury victim.  Narrowing his legal focus to child injuries, attorney Chris Keane has worked with the best experts in the field of pediatric traumatic brain injury.  If you have questions about child brain injuries, feel free to contact Chris Keane online or by phone at 1-888-592-KIDS for free answers concerning your unique situation.

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12/29/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about the symptoms of head injuries in children as well as common signs of child head injuries.  For more information on the neurological symptoms and physical signs common in children with head or brain injuries, click here.

If you believe that your child has suffered a head or brain injury and you have questions for child brain injury attorney Chris Keane, feel free to contact him online or by phone at 1-888-592-KIDS.  As a father of two himself and advocate for injured and abused children, he will answer your questions for free regarding your unique situation.

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11/25/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about a new project that seeks to help students when they return to school after a traumatic brain injuryTo read more about the project's emphasis on community involvement and collaboration in concussion management, click here.

If your child has suffered a concussion or another form of brain injury, do not hesitate to seek medical attention.  Every brain injury is a serious matter and must be treated properly.  If you have questions regarding children and brain injuries, contact child brain injury attorney Chris Keane, and he will answer your questions for free with compassion and professionalism.  1-888-592-KIDS.

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11/23/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a FAQ to our site about the types of brain injury cases the Keane Law Firm handles.  To read more about why Chris Keane narrows his focus to child brain injuries and the types of pediatric brain injury cases he handles, click here

If your child has suffered a brain injury or died as a result of head trauma, feel free to contact Chris Keane with your most concerning questions.  As a father himself and advocate for brain injury victims, he will consult with you for free with compassion and regard for your unique situation.

Click here to contact Chris Keane via our online form or call him at 1-888-592-KIDS.

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11/20/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about child brain injuries caused by falls from shopping cartsTo read more about one of the leading causes of head injuries in young children and why you should refrain from putting your child in a shopping cart seat if possible, click here

You may have a legal case if your child has sustained a head, brain, or another type of injury after falling from a cart.  If you need assistance finding medical experts for your child or have questions about a specific incident, do not hesitate to contact child injury attorney Chris Keane.  The Keane Law Firm can provide you with important information regarding standards for warning labels, child restraint systems, and seat buckles on shopping carts.  We will also freely provide you with other resources concerning head and brain injuries, other types of child injuries, and how to obtain treatment with the best physicians for your child.

Contact Chris Keane online or call 1-888-592-KIDS.

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11/18/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added an article to our library on wrongful death from brain injuries in childrenFor more information on pediatric traumatic brain injury and wrongful death, click here.

If you have lost a child due to traumatic brain injury, the Keane Law Firm expresses its deepest condolences to you and your family. Although nothing can compensate for the tragic loss of a child, certain measures can be taken to help families of fatal brain injury victims as they try to recover from the indescribable pain of loss. Chris Keane has the resources and experience to provide that help and will compassionately answer all your questions for free regarding your unique situation. As father himself and child wrongful death attorney, Chris Keane is passionate about helping surviving families after the loss of a child.

Contact Chris Keane online or call 1-888-592-KIDS (1-888-592-5437).

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10/29/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about a Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury gala aimed to help families of children with brain injuriesTo read more about the parents of an 8-year-old son who suffered pediatric traumatic brain injury in a 2006 accident and how they are helping families of other brain injury victims, click here

As an advocate for injured and abused children who have suffered brain damage, Chris Keane narrows his legal focus to representing children and only children.  Such a narrow focus has given him the opportunity and experience of working with the best medical experts in the field of child brain injury.  If you have questions regarding pediatric traumatic brain injury or child head injuries in general, contact Chris Keane online or at 888-592-KIDS for free answers and advice unique to your specific situation. 

 



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10/28/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about a conference on child brain injuries scheduled for early November in hopes to address the “silent yet serious epidemic” of brain injury to childrenTitled “My Child Has a Brain Injury: Information for Families and Schools,” the conference will host nine experts in the field, who will discuss leading causes of child brain injury, such as bicycle accidents, abuse, sports, and auto accidents, as well as other topics.

For more information about the child brain injury conference, click here

To find out more about how to receive the best medical care from the experts in the field or how to receive compensation for medical bills and other expenses, feel free to contact child brain injury attorney Chris Keane.

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or call 1-888-592-KIDS (1-888-592-5437).

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10/28/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about the link between pediatric brain injury and ADHDTo find out how recent research answers the question, "Do early-age brain injuries cause ADHD?", click here

If your child has suffered a head injury or brain injury and you have questions about the link between pediatric brain injury and other conditions, feel free to contact child brain injury lawyer Chris Keane.  Narrowing his practice to representing children only has enabled him to work with the best experts in the field of head and brain injuries, and he will be glad to provide you with free helpful resources, information, or answers to questions during your time of need. 

You may contact Chris Keane online or call 1-888-592-KIDS (1-888-592-5437).

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10/13/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about the midst of controversy surrounding Tim Tebow and his concussion suffered during a hit at a football game.  To read more about the Florida quarterback's condition, concussions and other brain injuries, and what we can learn from this incident, click here.  If your child or teenager has been injured while playing sports and you believe he or she may have suffered a concussion or another type of brain injury, do not hesitate to seek medical care.  For free resources and answers to your most important questions, contact child brain injury attorney Chris Keane.  As an advocate for athletes and other young victims of brain injury, Keane will help you find the best medical care and rehabilitation for your child.

Click here to contact Chris Keane online or call 888-592-KIDS.


 



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10/5/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about bicycle safety and the tragic link between failing to wear a helmet and suffering brain injuriesTo read statistics about bike riding safety and brain injuries from bicycle accidents, click here.  

Along with sports, abuse, and car accidents, bicycle accidents are a common cause of child or teenage brain injuries.  Any blow to the head can result in a brain injury with serious side effects, no matter how insignificant the injury may seem at first.  If your child or teenager has been injured in bike accident that you believe may have resulted in a head injury, concussion, or brain damage, seek medical attention as soon as possible.  As a child brain injury lawyer who works with the medical experts in the field, Chris Keane is an advocate for injured or abused children, and he will answer your most pressing brain injury questions for free with compassion and professionalism.

Contact Chris Keane online or by phone at 1-888-592-KIDS.



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10/4/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about a high school football player who was hit in the head at a Friday night football game died from fatal brain injuriesTo read more about the 16-year-old's tragic blow to the head from a hard hit during the game, read here.

If your son or daughter is playing a sport this fall and suffers a blow to the head, do not take risks by putting your child back in the game:  seek immediate medical attention, even if the injury seems moderate.  If you think your child or teenager has suffered a concussion or brain injury (whether playing sports, in a car accident, or elsewhere), feel free to contact child brain injury attorney Chris Keane, and he will help you find the best medical care for your child and answer your legal questions for free regarding liability or negligence.

To contact child brain injury lawyer Chris Keane, fill out our online form or call 1-888-592-KIDS.



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10/3/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about the sometimes unnecessary conduction of CT scans on children believed to have brain injuriesFor more information on other brain injury detection methods and how to know when to perform a CT scan, click here.  

As an advocate for injured and abused children who have suffered brain damage, Chris Keane narrows his legal focus to representing children and only children.  Such a narrow focus has given him the opportunity and experience of working with the best medical experts in the field of child brain injury.  If you have questions regarding pediatric traumatic brain injury or child head injuries in general, contact Chris Keane online or at 888-592-KIDS for free answers and advice unique to your specific situation.



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10/2/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about child drowning accidents in Texas and the fatal brain injuries associated with them.  To read more about these tragic incidents of brain injury caused by a lack of oxygen, click here.  

Drowning accidents can lead to serious or even fatal injuries, often due to the lack of oxygen to the brain.  Regardless of the cause of brain injury, child injury attorney Chris Keane works as an advocate for children who suffer brain injuries from abuse, accidents, sports, or other incidents that resulted from someone's negligence.  If your child has sustained a head or brain injury and you have questions for a child brain injury lawyer, contact Chris Keane for free answers concerning your unique situation.  The Keane Law Firm will provide you with the resources, help finding medical experts, and support your child needs following such a serious injury.  Keane can also discuss ways he can assist you if you are dealing with an incident of wrongful death.

Click here to contact Chris Keane via the web or call 888-592-KIDS.



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10/1/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about a 4-month-old baby who suffered a severe brain injury while he was under the care of a babysitter.  To read more about his brain injuries and the babysitter's arrest, click here

Brain injuries are not to be taken lightly, and when they result from abuse, the legal concerns surrounding them become even more complex.  If your child or a child you know has suffered a head or brain injury and you have questions for an experienced child brain injury attorney, feel free to contact child injury lawyer Chris Keane for free answers and advice concerning your unique situation.  As an advocate for injured and abused children, Chris Keane has devoted his practice to representing children and only children in brain injury, shaken baby syndrome, and other injury and abuse cases, and he will consult with you regarding your child with compassion and professionalism.



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9/30/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about an infant boy who suffered serious brain injuries when he was abused by his parents.  To read more about the child's severe head injuries and the trial scheduled for his parents, click here.   

Brain injuries are not to be taken lightly, and when they result from abuse, the legal concerns surrounding them become even more complex.  If your child or a child you know has suffered a head or brain injury, feel free to contact child brain injury attorney Chris Keane with any questions or concerns you may have.  As an advocate for injured and abused children, Chris Keane will answer your questions for free with compassion and professionalism and provide you with the resources the injured child needs.

Contact Chris Keane online or call 1-888-592-KIDS (1-888-592-5437).



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9/30/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about child concussions and head injuries from sportsTo read more about what a concussion is, how it occurs, and what to do if your child suffers a blow to the head, click here.  

If your child suffers a head injury, seek immediate medical attention, no matter how moderate the injury seems.  If you think your child has suffered a concussion (whether playing sports, in a car accident, or elsewhere), feel free to contact child brain injury attorney Chris Keane, and he will help connect you with the medical professionals your child needs and answer your questions for free regarding legal concerns, head or brain injuries, or other issues.

To contact child brain injury lawyer Chris Keane, fill out our online form or call 1-888-592-KIDS.



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9/30/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a post to our Child Brain Injury Blog about a mother who will receive between $6.7 and $10.4 million from Evenflo, the manufacturer of the car seat her 4-month-old son was riding in at the time a a tragic car accident that caused the brain injuries that killed him.  To read more about the car seat defect that led to the infant's fatal brain injuries, click here.  

As an advocate for families who have lost children due to brain injuries, Chris Keane expresses his deepest sympathies to the family and friends of baby Tyler and others who have lost.  Although nothing can truly compensate for the tragic loss of a child, certain measures can be taken following an incident wrongful death from brain injury to help families as they are recovering.  If you have lost a child in a car accident or another incident involving a brain injury, feel free to contact child wrongful death and brain injury lawyer Chris Keane.  The Keane Law Firm will gladly provide you with the resources and assistance you need following this tragic loss.

Contact Chris Keane online or by phone at 1-888-592-KIDS.



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5/31/2009
Christopher Keane
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We recently added a FAQ regarding traumatic brain injury.  To find out how long traumatic brain injury affects children and their cognitive development abilities, click here.  If you have other questions regarding TBI or other child injuries, feel free to contact the Keane Law Firm.  Child injury and TBI attorney Chris Keane will answer your questions for free with no obligation to you.  Click here to contact Chris Keane via the web, or call our 24-hour-a-day line at 1-888-592-KIDS (1-888-592-5437).

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11/17/2008
Christopher Keane
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San Bernadino authorities arrested Robert Demeco Davis, 34, of San Bernadino for charges including murder of his girlfriend’s 22 month old toddler. The name of the deceased child has not been released pending notification of the biological father of the deceased toddler.  

News stories report that Davis’s girlfriend had left the toddler with her teenage son. Her son left the toddler in the care of Davis when Davis arrived to the apartment. Allegedly, Davis beat the child around 5:30 on the evening of August 4, 2008. Authorities were alerted around 7:45. The toddler died at 11:53 p.m. at Loma Linda University Medical Center from a head injury.  

Allegedly, Davis does have a violent criminal history.  

There is no single factor has been identified as the cause of child abuse. In general, there is an interaction of multiple risk factors in the environment that place children at risk to be victims of abuse. Researchers have identified abusive parents or caregivers as having risk factors such as substance abuse, low self-esteem, mental or physical disability, depression, history of abuse as a child, poor coping skills, poor impulse control, history of violent behavior or history of being raised in a group setting with no positive parental role.

All children are potential victims of child abuse, but some factors increase the risk for a child to be abused. Children with disabilities are twice as likely to be emotionally, physically or sexually abused. Children with behavioral disorders that manifest as aggression or temper tantrums are at an increased risk to be abused. Males with mental disabilities tend to be victims of sexual assault at an older age then other children.   

Factors may be present that cause adults and their infants and children to be more at risk for abusive events such as SBS.  Infants at risk include infants less than one year age, male infants, infants of twin or multiple births, premature infants, infants with health problems and infants that have inconsolable crying spells. Adults at risk for committing abusive acts include adults with poor coping skills, unrealistic expectations, substance abuse, former victims of abuse and adults with mental health problems. Environmental factors that usually culminate in abusive events include social isolation, dysfunctional family characteristics and socio-economic burdens. However, SBS may occur in any setting and it is important to know the signs and symptoms that may be present in an infant or child that may be a victim of SBS.



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11/17/2008
Christopher Keane
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In Colorado Springs, Lt. David Whitlock tells news reporters that Melvin Tipton is suspected of abusing and killing 21 month old Charles Hickerson, III on February 1, 2006. News stories report that Lucille Hickerson picked her son up from Tipton’s home. She noticed bruising on his head. Shortly afterwards, the toddler became unresponsive and had a respiratory arrest. She took him to Penrose Community Hospital. He was transferred to Denver Children’s Hospital.  

Tipton was arrested on August 5, 2008.  The investigation into the death of the toddler was lengthy. 

According to the CDC, 1,490 children died from abuse and neglect in the Unites States for the year 2004. This number decreased in 2005 to 1,460 deaths. Greater than 75% of these deaths occurred in children under four years of age. A total of 872,000 children were reportedly abused in that same time frame. In 2005, child protective services investigated 3.6 million cases of reported child abuse complaints, which resulted in discovery of 899,000 cases of child abuse. Higher rates of abuse occur in the African-American population at 1,950 per 100,000 children. Girls are at a higher risk to be victims of maltreatment than boys. Mothers have demonstrated a more frequency tendency to abuse and are generally younger in age than male adult abusers. However male adult abusers inflict more severe abuse outcomes.   

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused by a traumatic event affecting the head and brain of an accident, or non-accidental assault, victim. The most common causes of traumatic brain injuries are car accidents and falls, making up approximately 70% of head injury victims. Violence and contact sports cause about 20% of traumatic brain injuries. According to NIND statistics approximately, 180 – 250 per 100,000 are victims of traumatic brain injury per year. Males are at higher risk than females for traumatic brain injury. 

The injury occurs when the victim is hit by an object, or impacts on object, and or experiences significant force to the brain from speed and sudden deceleration. Traumatic brain injury may occur without actual physical contact with an object. Immediately following traumatic head injury, a victim may lose consciousness; have nausea, vomiting, amnesia, slurred speech, difficulty swallowing, respiratory problems, weakness, in one, or all, areas of the body and may also have convulsions. Some victims die as a result of significant severe brain injury.  

 



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11/17/2008
Christopher Keane
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News stories report that elementary children were playing soccer on the playground at the Rio Colorado Elementary School on the morning of September 11, 2008 when the accident occurred.  Sources report that several children were playing by the soccer goal post when the students were injured. Paramedics from the San Luis Fired Department were called to the scene when it was discovered that one child had a serious head injury. Sadly, this child died at the hospital. The name of the victim has not been released. Police are conducting an investigation.   

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused by a traumatic event affecting the head and brain of an accident, or non-accidental assault, victim. The most common causes of traumatic brain injuries are car accidents and falls, making up approximately 70% of head injury victims. Violence and contact sports cause about 20% of traumatic brain injuries. According to NIND statistics approximately, 180 – 250 per 100,000 are victims of traumatic brain injury per year. Males are at higher risk than females for traumatic brain injury. In the United States there are approximately two million brain injury victims annually. Of the two million victims, 10% sustain serious brain injury and 80% sustain mild to moderate brain injury. Individuals between the ages of 15 to 24 years-old, infants over 6 months-old, toddlers, males and the elderly are at the highest risk for brain injury. People living in high-crime and impoverished conditions are at higher than average risk for traumatic brain injury, as well as athletes that engage in contact sports. Athletes that have had more than three concussions during their sports career have a slower recovery time from subsequent concussions as compared to athletes that have had no concussions or one prior concussion.    

The injury occurs when the victim is hit by an object, or impacts on object, and or experiences significant force to the brain from speed and sudden deceleration. Traumatic brain injury may occur without actual physical contact with an object. Immediately following traumatic head injury, a victim may lose consciousness; have nausea, vomiting, amnesia, slurred speech, difficulty swallowing, respiratory problems, weakness, in one, or all, areas of the body and may also have convulsions. During recovery from traumatic brain injury a victim may experience symptoms such as visual disturbances, confusion, dizziness, headache, dizziness, tinnitus (ringing in ears), a lack of energy, sleep disturbances, mood instability, attention deficits, loss of a sense of taste and difficulty with concentration. Symptoms may not be noticed right away, and may have a gradual onset. Traumatic head injury victims may be pre-occupied with some symptoms and not notice other symptoms right away. Symptoms may change over the course of a year from the accident. Follow up treatment may be necessary long after the date of the injury.  



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11/17/2008
Christopher Keane
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In Ohio, Brian and Angela Stammen grieve the loss of their son Trevor James Stammen. Trevor died from blunt-force trauma to the head. Allegedly, he sustained this life threatening injury while at the home of a baby sitter. The baby sitter has not been identified. The investigators have questioned the baby sitter and family members. Investigators are conducting a homicide investigation in this child’s death.  

Prevention of death and injury related to child abuse: Monitor strangers around your child. Look for signs that the caregiver or parent delayed in seeking help for an injury or potential injury. Have a high-index of suspicion for an individual providing an inconsistent history about the mechanism of injury. Suspect intentional injury when the injury is inconsistent with the child’s developmental capabilities. Suspect abuse when fractures are present at varying degrees of healing stages. Look for bruises to the back of the body. Be suspicious if there are bald spots or broken hair on the scalp. Visualize the pattern of an injury to see if it resembles a belt, belt buckle, cigarette burn or scald injury from submersion in hot water. Suspect sexual abuse with trauma or infection of the perineal area.    



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11/17/2008
Christopher Keane
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In New York, Adrian Thomas, 26 years-old faces murder charges for the death of his infant son. He was arraigned in Rensselaer County. Matthew Thomas died Tuesday, September 23 at Albany Medical Center Hospital due to injuries from severe brain trauma. His twin brother, Malichi, is not injured and remains well.  

Matthew and his siblings had been the subject of County Child Protective Service investigations on two prior occasions. The tragic incidents that caused Matthew to sustain severe head injuries leading to his death occurred over the past couple weeks when his father allegedly threw him onto a bed forcefully on a few occasions. 

A funeral service has been held.  

Experts have identified abusive parents or caregivers as having risk factors such as substance abuse, low self-esteem, mental or physical disability, depression, history of abuse as a child, poor coping skills, poor impulse control, history of violent behavior or history of being raised in a group setting with no positive parental role. 

Infants at risk include infants less than one year age, male infants, infants of twin or multiple births, premature infants, infants with health problems and infants that have inconsolable crying spells. Adults at risk for committing abusive acts include adults with poor coping skills, unrealistic expectations, substance abuse, former victims of abuse and adults with mental health problems. Environmental factors that usually culminate in abusive events include social isolation, dysfunctional family characteristics and socio-economic burdens. 

All children are potential victims of child abuse, but some factors increase the risk for a child to be abused.     



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11/17/2008
Christopher Keane
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Andrew Bedner, Jr. was arraigned on Monday in Vermont District Court. At the hearing, David Sleigh, Bedner’s attorney, asked if his client may be involved in the medical decisions for the baby. The infant’s injuries require that the infant remain on life support until the decision may be made to remove the infant from life support. Mr. Bedner denies abusing the infant. 

 

News stories report that court records reveal Mr. Bedner struck the child in the back of the head on July 28, 2008. However, upon examination medical providers discovered the infant had multiple injuries in different stages of healing. For example, the infant has multiple rib fractures in different stages of healing. The infant also sustained severe and devastating head injuries including skull fractures and hemorrhages.

 

It is important to rule out intentional versus non-intentional injury in infants. The CDC statistics show that approximately 22 out of every 100,000 infants die from accidental causes. The version of events provided by parents or caregivers should accurately reflect the developmental level of the child. Different forms of child abuse may happen to infants. One common form of child abuse found in infants is Shaken Baby Syndrome. Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) is an injurious condition caused by the shaking of an infant or child.  The action of rapidly shaking an infant or child causes the sudden forward, backward and sideway motion of the head. During the shaking action the brain is injured from hitting against the inside of the bony skull, causing inflammation, bleeding, separation of vessels and nerve fibers in the soft brain tissue on all sides of the brain. The brain of an infant or child is very soft because it has more water content and it is easier to injure than an adult brain. Therefore, less energy is required to cause lethal injury to an infant or child’s brain.  In SBS, the eyes may get injured by the sudden increase in pressure and motion around the soft tissues that make up the delicate structure of the eyes. After the shaking, the brain and the eyes bleed inside the confined spaces they are contained in.  This bleeding causes high pressure to build within the head and eyes. The damage caused by shaking the head, brain and eye structures and the increasing high pressure that follows causes permanent injury or death for the infant or child. If death does not occur the infant or child may be left with permanent brain damage, blindness, neuromuscular disability, paralysis, deafness, learning disabilities and/or a seizure disorder. According to the CDC, 1,490 children died from abuse and neglect in the Unites States for the year 2004. This number decreased in 2005 to 1,460 deaths. Greater than 75% of these deaths occurred in children under four years of age. A total of 872,000 children were reportedly abused in that same time frame. In 2005, child protective services investigated 3.6 million cases of reported child abuse complaints, which resulted in discovery of 899,000 cases of child abuse. Higher rates of abuse occur in the African-American population at 1,950 per 100,000 children. Girls are at a higher risk to be victims of maltreatment than boys. Mothers have demonstrated a more frequency tendency to abuse and are generally younger in age than male adult abusers. However male adult abusers inflict more severe abuse outcomes.   



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