By William Bill Hurst The injury to the spinal column resulting from a rear-end collision is generally known as an acceleration-deceleration injury.  The most common injury resulting from this type of collision is diagnosed as a “cervical strain”.  This is frequently called a “whiplash” injury.  This injury effects over “one” million people in the U.S. each…

By William Bill Hurst Brain injuries can be classified in mild, moderate and severe categories.  The Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) is the most commonly used system used for classifying traumatic brain injury severity.  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glasgow The GCS grades a person’s level of consciousness on a scale of 3 to 15 based on the verbal, motor and eye…