A severe motor vehicle accident can change the life of someone you love forever. Catastrophic injuries from a car crash or truck rollover can result in terrifying consequences that can take years to overcome. Of the many kinds of injuries one can sustain from such an accident, traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are some of the most harrowing.
If your loved one has TBI from an accident, you are likely concerned about their well-being and their future. Understanding the types of TBI can help decide what you can do for them and ensure they are receiving the proper care.
A traumatic brain injury is caused by an external force, such as during a car accident. TBI can cause significant damage to the brain resulting in severe temporary or permanent dysfunction.
There are two main kinds of traumatic brain injury:
Either of these kinds of TBI can cause debilitating consequences for the injured person.
If your loved one was in a catastrophic accident, they might face any of the following types of traumatic brain injury:
Any of these injuries can cause significant life-long problems, including limited mobility, abnormal speech, and cognitive dysfunction.
Your loved one deserves to live life fully without the financial and emotional burden that a traumatic brain injury gives them. Consider consulting with a knowledgeable attorney who can help your loved one receive compensation for their injuries and make the future just a little brighter.