Traumatic brain injury is a commonly seen case that many injury lawyers deal with on a regular basis. These types of injuries arise from many different types of accidents: slip and falls, auto accidents, sports injuries, violent attacks and work place injuries. Getting an experienced brain injury lawyer to represent you or a loved one is one of the best things you can do to help reduce the negative affects of TBI.
Most people do not realize how prevalent cases of TBI are or how truly overwhelming injuries of this nature can be. TBI is often missed during initial treatment and diagnosis because trying to stabilize a person and save them is the most urgent objective at that time. The death rate from traumatic brain injuries at one time in our history was very high because there were no fancy machines to monitor the brain, and surgery techniques were crude and rudimentary. Many people died due to pressure on the brain or because of impalement, bruising and the disruption the injury caused to major functions of the brain. Although the methods for diagnosis and treatment have advanced significantly, TBI still has a long-lasting impact, which is the main concern a brain injury lawyer will address in their case.