When you think about injuries, there is a wide spectrum of things that can happen. However, some injuries are much more serious than others. Traumatic brain injuries are among the most severe injuries that can happen to us. The consequences are potentially lifelong.
When you need a Kansas City traumatic brain injury attorney, Peddicord & Townsend LLC is ready to help. If another person’s negligence has caused you or a loved one harm, we will work to secure the compensation you need.
Traumatic brain injuries can be hard to define because there are various levels. Today, we want to discuss serious TBIs as well as minor TBIs and how they can affect you and your loved ones. Any time someone receives a hard blow to their head, the potential for serious injury is real.
We know that there are over 5.3 million people living with disabilities caused by TBIs in the US and they happen in a variety of ways:
Traumatic brain injuries require immediate emergency medical care and often extended periods of rehabilitation. Those who sustain a TBI can suffer from a range of symptoms that affect their physical and cognitive abilities. It is not uncommon for a TBI victim to having problems ranging from not being able to walk or move properly to emotional and psychological instability.
Caring for these injuries usually requires considerable medical expenses as well as many other hidden costs:
Please do not think that because concussions are called minor TBIs that they are not serious. These injuries, if not diagnosed and treated properly, can become major TBIs.
Each year, there are millions of sport- and recreation-related concussions, many of them happening to teens and younger children. While our awareness of these injuries has improved, there are still times when coaches and sports staff ignore the signs and symptoms and allow someone to continue strenuous activity before they are healed. This can be dangerous, as the effected of unhealed concussions are cumulative.
If you or a loved one are suffering from a traumatic brain injury that was caused by another person’s negligence, please seek legal assistance today. At Peddicord & Townsend LLC, you can count on us to investigate what happened so we can secure compensation for all of your injury-related expenses. This can include:
You and your family should not have to suffer financially due to another person’s mistakes. When you need a Kansas City traumatic brain injury attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 816-842-3200.