What is the impact of a traumatic brain injury?

On Behalf of | Jun 19, 2020 | Personal injury |

The impact of a traumatic brain injury can be far reaching and can result in devastating consequences for victims and their families. As a result, victims of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and their families should know what they can do following a traumatic brain injury.

Personal injury legal protections can help injured brain injury victims when they have suffered their injury because of the negligence of another party such as a negligent driver. Car accidents are the second leading-cause of traumatic brain injuries and traumatic brain injuries are a serious problem for victims, families, communities and society as a whole. Traumatic brain injuries are a major cause of death and disability in the United States which is one of the reasons why personal injury protections are important for victims.

Victims of traumatic brain injuries can suffer physical, sensory, cognitive and emotional consequences as a result of the injury they have suffered. Traumatic brain injury victims may struggle with thinking, memory, focus and concentration following their injury. In addition, they may suffer deficits related to movement, vision and hearing. They may also suffer mood and personality disruptions along with depression and headaches. The impact of a traumatic brain injury can be sweeping on all aspects of the victim’s life.

Fortunately, personal injury legal protections can help victims of TBI with the physical, financial and emotional damages they are left with following a traumatic brain injury.  Victims and their families need to be familiar with these legal resources and how they can hold the negligent driver who caused the harm they suffered responsible.