Traumatic Brain Injuries
Trusted Personal Injury Lawyers in Pasadena
An estimated 1.7 million people in the United States sustain a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) each year, per figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of these people, roughly 52,000 die, 275,000 are hospitalized, and 1,365,000 (nearly 80%) are treated and released from an emergency department of a hospital or medical facility. Unfortunately, the general public is not aware of the considerable number of people who live with permanent brain and head injuries.
Nevertheless, our attorneys at KP Law have a deep understanding of TBIs and 40 years of experience helping those who are affected by them move forward after accidents caused by negligence.
What Is Traumatic Brain Injury?
By definition, a traumatic brain injury occurs when sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. If your head suddenly and violently collides with an object, or if an object pierces your skull and enters brain tissue, you can suffer from a TBI.
Your symptoms will depend on your level of brain damage and may be mild, moderate, or severe. Symptoms of a mild TBI include headache, confusion, and a brief loss of consciousness, but those who suffer more serious TBIs may face extended unconsciousness, a headache that does not go away, vomiting and nausea, convulsions or seizures, confusion, and other serious complications.
In severe cases, TBIs can result in paralysis and other permanent disabilities.
If you are affected by a TBI, you will need prompt emergency treatment and will likely require surgeries and other treatments. Your injury may also present life-changing challenges.
Filing a catastrophic injury lawsuit can help you cope with and adapt to these changes and afford any medical care you may need.
Causes of Traumatic Brain Injury
The two main causes of TBI are falls and motor vehicle accidents, such as:
While many victims of TBI can appear normal and unaffected, they may be living with disabling injuries like cognitive impairment, memory loss, behavioral or mood changes, headaches, depression, and anxiety. Unfortunately, the costs of TBI, such as medical costs and lost wages and productivity, are in the billions of dollars.
Brain injuries are serious and require equally serious representation. Call KP Law today at (866) 973-5691 for legal counsel you can trust.
More Than 40 years of Combined Legal Experience
KP Law understands both the emotional, physical and financial impact, as well as the causes, of serious brain injuries. Moreover, our extensive experience representing companies and insurers in cases involving brain injuries gives us the knowledge and insight necessary to maximize the recovery you or your loved one deserves.
Our Pasadena personal injury attorneys have worked on both sides of the law and have successfully handled numerous multi-million dollar cases. We advocate with compassion and tenacity, that few attorneys can rival, because of our experience, and because we understand that every case we handle represents real people with real problems. We care about your well-being and we will tirelessly work to find every avenue in order to help you receive the compensation you need and deserve after an accident.
Contact us today for your free case review. We are available 24/7.