Taking the next steps after a traumatic brain injury
Life can change in an instant for Pennsylvania residents. A simple drive to work, school or the store can become life-altering when a serious car accident occurs, as the accident can result in significant injuries that impact a person’s most basic physical and mental abilities.
Perhaps no other injury illuminates how quickly things can change in an instant than a traumatic brain injury. As discussed last week in this blog, a traumatic brain injury can be caused by a sudden blow to the head, which is frequently what happens in a motor vehicle accident. In fact, motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of traumatic brain injuries, particularly for younger individuals.
In the wake of a traumatic brain injury, the person affected can lose cognitive abilities, as well as the ability to perform basic activities in their daily life. The person may even experience an alteration in their mood due to the brain injury.
Accordingly, there is virtually no area of functioning that cannot be impacted by a brain injury. As a result, injured persons need to know their rights when someone else’s negligence has altered their life.
Our firm understands how traumatic brain injuries can drastically change a person’s life. We have seen it in our clients, and we fight vigorously to hold others accountable for causing these tragic injuries. We also work hard to demonstrate how far reaching the effects of the brain injury are in each case, in order for an award of damages to be made that fully compensates our clients for the injury they have suffered. For more information on our firm’s ability to take on these types of cases, please visit our brain injury webpage.