There is no denying that a brain injury can lead to long-lasting or permanent effects for a victim. Our Dallas brain injury attorneys are ready to help if you of a loved one have sustained a brain injury because of another person’s negligence. At Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC, we will investigate every aspect of what happened and work to secure the compensation you need.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is defined as a “disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or penetrating head injury.”
Data available from the CDC shows us that 1.5 million brain injuries occur each year in this country. Out of those incidents, approximately 50,000 people lose their lives, and 85,000 victims suffer from long-term disabilities.
At Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC, our brain injury lawyers in Dallas know that these injuries occur in a wide variety of ways. We regularly help clients and families of brain injury victims who sustained harm due to:
This is certainly not an all-inclusive list of how brain injuries occur, and you should speak to an attorney about the specifics of your case.
Brain injuries can have wide-ranging effects, and the severity often depends on what initially caused the injury, the effectiveness of the treatment a victim receives, and how quickly a victim receives treatment after the initial emergency.
Those who sustain relatively minor TBIs (such as concussions) will likely make a full recovery if they follow a doctor’s treatment plan. However, those who sustain more severe TBIs often have long-term impairments. This can include:
If you or somebody you love has sustained a brain injury due to the negligent actions of another person, the team at Johnson, Zegen, Scott & Williams, PLLC understands that this is a difficult time for you. We are here to investigate what happened so we can secure any compensation you are entitled to. For a brain injury, this could include: