A wide range of accidents can result in a serious traumatic brain injury (TBI) and many can happen when you least expect it. One moment, you are going through life as usual and the next, your entire life has changed in the blink of an eye because you have suffered a TBI. Some examples of incidents that can result in head trauma that causes brain injuries include the following:
While an incident that causes a brain injury can happen suddenly and in an instant, the effects of that instant can be felt by the injury victims for years to come or even for the rest of their life.
No two brain injuries are the same so it is not possible to predict the exact effects that someone may experience from their injury. Instead, the effects depend on which part of the brain was injured and how severe the damage was. Severe brain injuries are the most serious classification and can often result in the following symptoms:
Even once a brain injury victim regains consciousness, they can face a long road of rehabilitation to return home, care for themselves, and participate in everyday activities. Even with significant rehab and therapy, it may not be possible for brain injury victims to return to their previous jobs or certain activities they enjoyed.
If another party caused your brain injury, you deserve to receive compensation for all of your brain injury-related losses, which can range from medical bills to loss of enjoyment of life to future lost income. Please discuss a possible claim with the personal injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Piazza, Simmons & Grant, LLC at 203-504-5840 for a free consultation.