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March 2, 2021 – Did you know March is Brain Injury Awareness Month? Many veterans who suffered a head injury sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).  Preventative measures and awareness have increased thanks to multiple studies over the last several decades. 

A TBI can be serious and it is important to seek treatment.  Common symptoms include severe or persistent headaches, loss of balance, loss of concentration, tinnitus, fatigue, and slowed thinking, acting, speaking, or reading.

Reference: “Brain Injury Awareness Month”, Department of Veterans Affairs, Healthcare, Quality of Care, June 3, 2015, https://www.va.gov/QUALITYOFCARE/education/Brain_Injury_Awareness_Month.asp

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Gayle Gerling Pettinga

Born and raised in Evansville, Gayle is a respected, experienced lawyer and a valued community leader. She graduated near the top of her class at Indiana University’s prestigious Maurer School of Law. She’s practiced law with one of the largest firms in Indianapolis as well as one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. And that means she knows how big law firms and big companies think and how they operate – and she will put that knowledge to work for you.

Gayle has received numerous awards and honors including Martindale-Hubbell — Peer Review Rated: AV®, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 10 Best Attorneys in Indiana for Exceptional and Outstanding Client Service, and YWCA Evansville 100 Years, 100 Women Honoree, 2011.

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