While there are a number of different injuries that victims of car accidents may suffer, brain injuries are especially concerning for a variety of reasons. Not only can these injuries be more difficult to detect, but they can shatter a victim’s life in many ways, some of which may be permanent. If a reckless driver has caused you to sustain a traumatic brain injury, or you suspect that you may have suffered a concussion during a collision, it is important to know what legal options you may have and make sure that you do all you can to recover physically, mentally and from a financial angle as well.
Some people may not realize that they sustained brain damage in a crash. Unfortunately, symptoms associated with a traumatic brain injury may not appear until some time after the accident, so some victims may think that they were unharmed in the wreck. Moreover, the extent of brain damage may not be immediately clear, even for those who know that they suffered a brain injury.
Brain damage can adversely affect one’s performance at work, affect their relationships and have many other negative consequences which change life for the worse. We believe that the victims of these collisions deserve to have the support they need, and many have been able to access compensation to help with their financial issues by taking legal action. Unfortunately, some car crash victims who have sustained a traumatic brain injury have suffered in silence because their injuries were not as evident as other types of car crash injuries (such as a broken bone).