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What are the costs of brain injuries?

Brain injuries are serious injuries that can be costly to treat. This is because they can be debilitating injuries that can impact every aspect of the victim's life. Brain injuries can impact a victim's cognitive function, physical function and can cause mood and personality disruptions. In addition, a brain injury can have a significant impact on the family and loved ones of the victim. Brain injuries can leave victims unable to perform daily tasks that were once common for them.

Spotting the signs and symptoms of brain injuries

It is important to be able to spot the signs and symptoms of traumatic brain injuries. Traumatic brain injuries are serious injuries but at times, such as following a car accident, their impact may not be immediately visible or apparent. As a result, it is important to know what to watch for if a traumatic injury is suspected following a car accident or other type of traumatic accident. If the accident was caused by a negligent driver, legal options may be available to help victims.

Traumatic brain injuries can have a dramatic impact on victims

Brain injuries contribute to a significant number of deaths and disabling injuries each year. In total, during 2012, 2.5 million victims suffered brain injuries. TBI injuries account for 30 percent of all injury-related deaths. Traumatic brain injuries are caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head that disrupts the normal function of the brain. Traumatic brain injuries can be open or closed injuries and closed-head injuries can sometimes be difficult to spot so it is important to watch for the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury following a car accident, for instance.

Pursuing the compensation you deserve after a brain injury

Accidents can't be predicted, and some accidents can't be avoided. But, when an accident does occur, it often leaves a victim or multiple victims with serious or catastrophic injuries. Such injuries can affect all aspects of a person's life, whether it is caring for a family, earning money and going to work or even carrying on the basics in life. It is not uncommon for accident victims to feel helpless.

We represent victims of brain injury in Pittsburgh

The human brain is literally the nerve center of our bodies. It controls everything we think and everything we do. Unfortunately, like all other bodily organs, the brain is susceptible to injury. Car accidents, and work injuries can cause a brain injury, taking a victim by total surprise. If responsibility for such an injury can be attributed to the negligence of another, then the victim may be able to recover compensation for his or her injury.

Some signs and some possible causes of a coma

Most people in Allegheny County have a general idea of what it means to be in a coma. Perhaps a neighbor, a loved one, or even an individual him or herself has experienced a coma. This scary medical condition is often the result of traumatic brain injury, and completely change an individual's life. This blog post will provide a little bit of information about comas. For more complete medical information - including information about specific medical situations - a doctor should be consulted.

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