Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injury

Types of Brain and Head Injuries

Those who are involved in accidents in which their heads sustained trauma, they may be suffering from brain injuries. A traumatic brain injury is near synonymous with the term "head injury" but is more specific as it typically involves intracranial injuries. These head injuries directly affect the brain and the way it functions. This type of catastrophic injury is among one of the leading causes of death and disability in the entire world.

These brain injuries will differ in type and severity. Some of the major causes of these injuries are listed below:

  • Transportation Accidents- When a person is involved in any type of motor vehicle accident, their head is not restrained or directly protected in the vehicle. The head is susceptible to hitting various parts of the vehicle with great force, causing injury.
  • Construction Accidents- Those who work in fields that require great amounts of physical exertion, such as construction workers, run the risk of brain injury because equipment and machinery are heavy and sometimes unstable.
  • Athletic Injuries- In recent times, a string of professional football players have filed personal injury cases against the NFL because of concussion and other serious brain injuries. Those who play physically demanding sports run the risk of brain injury.

Sustaining a brain injury may not kill a victim right away, but rather cause them to deteriorate in health over a course of time. According to accident statistics, this happens to 40 percent of those who sustain brain injuries. If you or a loved one were diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury, please seek the help of a Kennesaw personal injury attorney at our firm.

Personal Injury Lawyer for Catastrophic Injuries

A traumatic brain injury is a type of catastrophic injury that can leave an individual permanently debilitated and can even kill them. Such a serious injury warrants the advocacy of a personal injury lawyer. If the accident was caused by negligence, the negligent party should be held responsible.

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