According to data from the Centers for Disease Control, 1.7 million people in the U.S. experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year.
Breaking the numbers down further, we find that of those 1.7 million:
There are four distinct regions of our brain. When one of those regions is damaged, its function can be severely impacted.
The fragility of our brain becomes more clear when one considers it houses over 400 miles of blood vessels.
The Mayo Clinic tells us that the most common triggers for TBIs are:
Symptoms of TBIs may not be apparent immediately after an accident, but there are a few telltale signs to pique your curiosity.
The symptoms include:
If you experience any of these symptoms following an accident, you should be seen by a doctor ASAP.
TBIs can lead to severe life-changing health conditions. Because of that, you need expert legal advice from our skilled attorneys who know how to successfully obtain fair compensation for victims of TBI.
We’d welcome the opportunity to speak with you about your options.
Barber & Associates, LLC has recovered more than 45 Million Dollars in verdicts and settlements for Injured Alaskans.
Auto accidents can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of how defensive someone may be behind the wheel. If you or someone you love has been harmed in such an incident, you have legal rights and options that need to be explored.