Traumatic brain injuries can be devastating for victims and their families can also have a broad impact on communities and society as a whole as they can impact many different aspects of the victim’s life. A traumatic brain injury may leave the victim unable to hold a job or interact with family members as they normally did. Legal protections may be able to help them with their physical, financial and emotional damages and the burden living with a TBI.
What to expect from a traumatic brain injury
Victims of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) should understand the impact of a TBI and the legal remedies available to help with their damages which may also help with their recovery process.
- Cognitive impairments: Victims of traumatic brain injuries may experience difficulties thinking, focusing, concentrating and with memory as well.
- Sensory impairments: Victims of traumatic brain injuries may suffer sensory impairments including disruptions to their sight and hearing.
- Physical impairments: Victims of traumatic brain injuries might find themselves experiencing trouble with movement and may also experience headaches, nausea, dizziness and other physical symptoms as well.
- Emotional impairments: Victims of traumatic brain injuries may experience mood disruptions and personality changes. They may also suffer from depression, anxiety or anger following a traumatic brain injury.
Coping with the challenges of a traumatic brain injury
Traumatic brain injuries can leave victims changed and may change their lives forever. For that reason, victims of TBIs need to be familiar with personal injury legal options that may help them recover compensation for their medical needs, lost earnings and pain and suffering through a personal injury claim for damages for the harm wrought by a TBI.