Tri-Cities Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyers
Traumatic Brain Injury
Every year about 60,000 people die from a traumatic brain injury in the United States. For those who survive a traumatic brain injury, the road to recovery can be long and challenging.
Car Accidents Cause 17%
Of the 1.5 million traumatic brain injuries (TBI) sustained each year in the United States, about 17% are caused by Auto Accidents. Fortunately, most TBI’s are mild.
Traumatic Brain Injury
What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an injury to the brain by some outside force that causes dysfunction. This “outside force” can be caused by anything from whiplash in a car accident in Kennewick to falling down faulty stairs in an apartment complex in Richland (we’ve had success with both). Our understanding of the body’s ability to recover from TBI is continually growing as the science improves. Although most of the nervous system cannot regenerate, proper medical treatment can help improve the neural pathways that the brain uses to process information.
How can you tell if you our a loved one has a traumatic brain injury?
Sometimes it can be difficult to tell if you or someone you know has suffered a traumatic brain injury. However, there are some signals to help you tell. Please note that the following are just a few of the signs and that you should consult a doctor to confirm your belief:
- Short- or long-term memory loss
- Speech impediment
- Partial or complete paralysis
- Depression or mood swings
What Should I do?
If you feel that you or a loved one has suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury that was caused by the negligence or misconduct of another, you should contact Anderson Law today. Anderson Law will provide you with a free consultation, and help you receive the benefits you are legally entitled to.
What losses can be recovered in a Traumatic Brain Injury case?
Lost Wages and Future Wages
Pain and Suffering
The following are some of the losses that can be recovered in a Traumatic Brain Injury Case. Proving these losses in court may require testimony from medical experts, expert economists, and other expert witnesses.
Learn more about what the CDC says about traumatic brain injury cases…
- Our current understanding of traumatic brain injury