Brain Injury Accident

Compensation for Your Head Injuries After an Accident

Approximately 1.4 million people experience traumatic head injuries each year in the United States. About 1.1 million of these head injuries are treated in the emergency room. Almost half of these head injuries are caused by slip and falls and motor vehicle accidents. If you or a loved one has suffered a head injury in an accident caused by another party’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Our...
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The Expensive Costs of a Traumatic Brain Injury

One of the most common and catastrophic injuries suffered by accident victims is a brain injury. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), approximately 1.7 million people are diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury every year in the United States. Almost half of these individuals are not able to go back to work, got to school, or take care of their families again. Many of these brain injury...
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Slip and Falls Major Cause of Brain Injuries

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major cause of death and disability in the United States. Slip and fall accidents account for nearly half of all TBI-related emergency room visits in the U.S. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to approximately 30% of all deaths in the country. About 153 people die every day in the U.S. from injuries that include TBI. The...
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Concussions: A Silent, But Serious Accident Injury

Getting into an accident can significantly impact many aspects of your life. Depending on the type and severity of your accident, you can suffer a number of different injuries. One of the most serious types of injuries you can suffer in an accident, especially a motor vehicle accident, is a head injury. And of these types of head injuries, concussions are the most common. You should always treat head...
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Concussion After a Car Accident

Head injuries, such as concussions, are not uncommon in a car accident or other type of accident. However, in order to successfully claim compensation for these types of injuries, it will first need to be diagnosed and you will need good medical evidence to prove your claim. What Is a Concussion? One of the most common types of head injuries car accident victims suffer is a concussion. A concussion...
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Concussions Are Silent Injuries With a Loud Impact

Concussions are a common, but serious, injury following most accidents, especially motor vehicle accidents. Regardless of whether you have been injured in an automobile accident, bicycle accident or a pedestrian-related accident, it is imperative that you seek immediate medical attention, even if your head didn’t make contact with anything. Your head does not have to hit anything in order for you to suffer a concussion. Since concussions are the...
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The Expensive Costs Associated With Brain Injuries

An estimated 10 million people are affected annually by a traumatic brain injury. It is estimated that by 2020, brain injuries will surpass many diseases as the major cause of death and disability. Brain injury is not an event or an outcome, but rather the onset of a misdiagnosed, misunderstood neurological disease. Individuals suffering a brain injury need immediate access to expert trauma care, specialized rehabilitation, lifelong caretakers and...
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