Automobile accidents account for more than
half of all traumatic brain injury (TBI) victims. A traumatic
brain injury occurs when a person suffers a sudden, violent blow
to the head causing injury or damage to the brain. In an
automobile accident, this blow can occur when a person's head
collides with an unyielding object inside or outside the
An automobile defect may be the cause, or a
contributing factor to, the traumatic brain injury suffered in a
car crash. In addition, a pedestrian can suffer a TBI when
struck by an automobile.
Defective parts on, or design of, an
automobile may also result in injuries. These may include faulty
door latches or improperly designed roofs which can crush in
during a rollover automobile accident.
Some TBI victims injured in an auto
accident may have permanent debilitating injuries severely
affecting their way of life. Some have high medical bills and
may not be able to return to work after the automobile accident.
If a negligent or reckless driver causes a car accident, victims
are ordinarily entitled to compensatory damages. These include
the cost of medical bills, property damage, lost wages, and pain
and suffering. Victims may also be entitled to punitive damages,
which are designed to punish the defendant for their reckless
If you or a loved one has been injured in
an automobile accident, contact an experienced lawyer right
away. The lawyer will be able to assist in determining if you
are owed compensation for your injuries from those responsible.
now and let us get you the justice you deserve!
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