The numbers on traumatic brain injury are disconcerting - 1.4 million Americans suffer from brain injury every year, which leads to 50,000 fatalities and 235,000 hospitalizations. Half of hospitalized patients will leave with long-term impairments that will limit their ability to do everyday functions.
The brain remains one of the last parts of the human body that science has not yet been able to fully understand. As the center of the complex nervous system, the health of your brain and your overall wellbeing go hand in hand. Injuries to the head are of primary concern to doctors and hospitals, but also the most difficult to treat.
Traumatic brain injury –also known as TBI– is an especially difficult injury because even the leading medical experts must often employ a trial and error method to diagnose damage, and the road to recovery can be long and bumpy.
Severe brain damage can ultimately result in a coma, but more common short-term symptoms of traumatic brain injury include:
If you or someone you know is experiencing one of these symptoms due to an accident, contact a Denver-based brain injury attorney today for a free consultation.
The important thing to note about traumatic brain injury is that you can get it without being struck on the head. Although car collisions, motorcycle injuries, and truck accidents are the primary means through which brain injury occurs, severe whiplash or other quick acceleration/deceleration injuries can result in head damage as well. Sports activities, pool accidents, and work-related accidents are just a few of the other ways a brain injury can occur.
With brain injury in particular, it is essential that patients receive timely, specialized, and lifelong care to ensure that they will be able to have a healthy and independent life
At Babcock Law, we passionately stand in defense of individuals suffering from traumatic brain injury caused by negligent drivers, defective products or an injury at work.
Although nothing can fully make up for the loss experienced by brain injury, R. Mack Babcock and associates work tirelessly until you have the financial compensation for medical expenses, lost wages and pain & suffering.Don’t hesitate to contact Denver-based injury attorney R. Mack Babcock and associates today for a free consultation.