Canadian statistics are staggering when revealing the truth about Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI):
Because our brains contain over 400 miles of blood vessels, it is obvious why any damage to one of its four distinct regions can easily result in long-term medical care and rehabilitative treatment.
COMMON CAUSES OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES
The causes of TBI’s vary but the most common causes include:
- Car accidents
- Slip and Fall accidents
- Truck accidents
- Bus accidents
- Construction accidents
- Bicycle accidents
30% of TBI’s are caused my motor vehicle collisions, 20% by sporting accidents, 15% by biking accidents, 10% for medical reasons, 10% by violence, 10% by work place accidents, and 5% by diving accidents.
SYMPTOMS OF TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES
Effects from TBI’s can last for days, weeks and could also be permanent. While the specific symptoms of TBI may not reveal themselves immediately following an incident, there are a few telltale signs that, when noticed, should trigger an immediate visit to your doctor. The most common signs of TBI include:
- Difficulty in thinking
- Blurred vision
- Sensitivity to light or noise
If you have experienced a TBI, you definitely need to consult with a lawyer skilled in personal injury law. You may very well be entitled to recoup fees for high medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses associated with TBI, such as therapy.
If you are concerned about going to trial, please know that our skilled personal injury lawyers can prove invaluable in getting the compensation that you deserve.
We encourage you to contact JEWELL RADIMISIS JORGE LLP, Personal Injury Lawyers for a free consultation. Call us at (647) 360-6685 or reach out to us online.