A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is often referred to as the “silent epidemic”1 as many people do not realize the number of people struggling with this condition or the serious difficulties this injury can cause. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicates2 that about 2.5 million cases of TBI are reported every year–and many more cases likely go unreported. Of the reported cases, nearly 300,000 people must be hospitalized and about 50,000 people do not survive.
Even if a TBI is relatively minor–such as a concussion–can cause problems for victims that may require them to take a break from work or school. More severe brain injuries can completely change the course of a person’s life due to long-lasting impairments. In many cases, TBI victims have the ability to seek compensation for their losses, so anyone who has suffered a brain injury in an accident should call Williams Law in Jacksonville to discuss their options today.
Brain injuries can happen anytime a person suffers a blow to the head or their head gets jolted, which shakes the brain in the skull. This can happen in a lot of different incidents, including the following:
No matter what type of incident caused your brain injury, you have the right to recover if another party was negligent or wrongful in causing the incident. Identifying negligence can be complicated, so you always want an experienced brain injury attorney to evaluate your case.
Recovery for brain injuries is highly important because of the potentially costly effects of this type of injury. The signs and symptoms of brain injuries will vary significantly from victim to victim, depending on where the injury occurred on the brain and the severity of the damage to the brain tissue. Some of the common effects of TBI can include:
As you can imagine, all of these effects can greatly impact a person’s ability to earn a living or enjoy life as they once did. When added to the costly medical care and rehabilitation required for TBI patients, the losses from a brain injury can be devastating.
If you or a family member has suffered a brain injury. You should not delay in discussing your situation with experienced brain injury attorney Benjamin Williams.
Mr. Williams handles each case personally. We take a personal interest in each of our clients’ lives because we understand how these injuries affect the victims and their families. Let us handle your claims so you can concentrate on healing.
Don’t be treated like a number. At Williams Law we protect clients like family.
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You have nothing to lose and everything to gain, so call our office today at (904) 580-6060 or send us an email through our online contact form.