Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries
Traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries is considered to be one of the most catastrophic of all personal injury cases that Braff Injury Law Firm specializes in. These injuries are often referred to as severe and traumatic injuries because of the impact they have on the victim’s life and their ability to function on a daily basis. Often traumatic brain and spinal injuries will permanently disable the victim and dramatically degrade the quality of the person’s life. Medical equipment, hospitalization, long term health issue, surgery, medication and rehabilitation are a few of the challenges experienced by individuals who have been victims of these types of accidents in Baldwin Park, Bellflower, Apple Valley and Placentia.
Reasons For these Injuries
There is a wide variety of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. Most people focus on the bodily injuries sustained by the person. However, the impact of these types of injuries can go much further. The impact on loved ones and family members can affect relationships as well.
Traumatic spinal cord injuries and brain injuries can happen in a variety of different ways. The most common way a person sustains this type of injury is through slip and fall accidents or motor vehicle accidents.
These types of accidents can take on various forms. It’s impossible to cover all the forms in one short article, but we can give you an overview of the most common types of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries we have come across in our practice.
- Spinal cord injuries. A broad term for injuries that are caused by damage to the discs and vertebrae, in the spinal cord. The damage is caused by a variety of factors including extensive alcohol consumption, violence, auto accidents, various diseases, recreational and sport injuries.
- Traumatic brain injuries are as the name describes. These types of injuries to the brain are due to extensive skull injuries such as when glass breaks through the skull when the head goes through a broken windshield. They can also be caused by closed head injuries like those suffered with concussions.
These injuries are so serious that it can be significantly financially stressful for both the victim and the loved ones of the victim. The victim may not be able to work for an extended period of time or may become permanently disabled. Rehabilitation may be necessary in order for the victim to find any type of employment again. Sometimes recovery from these types of disabling injuries can take years. Other times it’s a matter of months. Still other times, recovery may not be possible for those who have suffered traumatic spine or brain injuries.
Financial devastation from these types of injuries does not need to be a definitive result. With a good lawyer, the financial devastation can be eliminated or at least greatly reduced. We would like to secure your right to get compensation, so contact Braff Injury Law Firm today to find out how we can help you.