Posts Tagged ‘traumatic brain injury’

The Personal Injury Perspective on Traumatic Brain Injury

Many lawyers, while experienced in the standard practice of Personal Injury law, are not equipped to handle the complexities of a TBI case. This article will seek to provide our readers with an in-depth look at why only the most experienced lawyers should represent brain injury cases.

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Pedestrian Hit and Run Accidents Can Be Catastrophic, Fatal: Part 1, TBI

When a pedestrian is hit by a car or truck, the injuries that can result are catastrophic. Unlike motor vehicle accidents in which another car is hit, providing even the smallest amount of protection around the driver, when a pedestrian is hit by a vehicle there is nothing to protect them from sustaining serious and often fatal injuries. The rate at which these accidents occur is rising, especially in busy cities like Miami.

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The Legal Side of TBI Part 2: How Does a Personal Injury Attorney Fight For the Client?

The CDC estimates that 1.5 million people every year suffer traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to accident, injury, birth defect, or other less common causes. The legal aspect of this proves difficult for attorneys. It takes an experienced attorney to take on a TBI case. As we previously established in “The Legal Side of TBI Part 1″ this is because TBI victims are said to have an “invisible” injury.

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The Legal Side of TBI Part 1: How Does a Personal Injury Attorney Fight For the Client?

A personal injury attorney has been entrusted with protecting the rights of their injured clients. In fact, personal injury attorneys see their clients during the worst, and most fragile time in their lives. Clients have usually been severely injured and are seeking justice during a vulnerable time when they’ve become the victim of an accident as a result of another’s negligence or recklessness.

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Motorcycle Accidents and Their Impact on the Brain, Part 1

In general, road accidents are one of the leading cause of fatal injuries in the United States. Specifically, motorcycle accidents are among the most dangerous of all road-related injuries sustained by Americans every day, in large part because of the sudden damage to the brain caused by a blow to the skull, which is not protected by a vehicle when it comes in contact with the road.

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Traumatic Brain Injury: Tough Truths About TBI

The statistics on traumatic brain injuries (also known as “TBI”) in America are staggering. Approximately 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries occur every year. Traumatic brain injury related hospitalizations, surgeries, and ER visits are some of the costliest medical expenses for a family.

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