Approximately two million brain injuries occur each year. The severity of the brain injury can vary, but all types are traumatic. If you or a loved one has experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that was not your fault, you may be entitled to compensation. Medical Claim Legal can help you.
What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?
According to the Brain Injury Association of America, a traumatic brain injury is “an alteration in brain function, or other evidence of brain pathology, caused by an external force.”
The following incidents are the typical causes of brain injuries, according to the Center for Head Injury Services :
- Car accidents – 51%
- Falls – 21%
- Assault and violence – 12%
- Sports injuries – 10%
- Other incidents – 6%
Effects of TBI
The effects of TBI are not just physical. Major financial and mental implications come along with these injuries. The physical effects are widespread ranging from headaches to death. About 52,000 people die each year in the United States from brain injuries. One may be able to receive compensation as a result of an incident resulting in traumatic brain injury.
Who is at Fault?
When an accident happens, whoever is at fault can be held responsible for the injury. In a legal sense, if the fault was the result of negligence of another, a lawsuit may result. If you or a loved one was involved in an accident which resulted in a brain injury, contact Medical Claim Legal today.
Why Medical Claim Legal is Your Best Choice for Help
If you or a loved one has experienced a brain injury, Medical Claim Legal can help you receive compensation. We have access to many lawyers experienced with brain injury lawsuits. Their expertise will help you get the result you deserve.
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