According to the national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are about 1.7 million people across the United States who sustain a traumatic brain injury every year. In 2000, about $60 billion was spent on costs associated with brain injuries. One-third of injury-related deaths are due to traumatic brain injuries (TBI).
If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury due to someone else’s negligence, call brain injury attorney John Rapillo at 949-675-5060. With more than 35 years of experience, our team will help you maximize your compensation. We offer a free consultation for your convenience.
According to the CDC, falls account for 40% of traumatic brain injuries. Other causes include:
To read more about the differences between various types of injuries, please see our page on frequently asked questions about brain injuries.
The effects of a brain injury will depend on the type of brain injury as well as the severity. Cognitive and physical effects can be temporary or permanent. A person involved in a catastrophic accident resulting in brain injuries can have trouble remembering, lose the ability to speak and experience unexpected emotional changes. The range of physical effects can include loss of range of motion in arms and legs to total immobility.
There are many types and levels of brain injury, from moderate to severe. Brain injuries will often result in a person and their family having to accommodate significant life changes due to:
At the Law Offices of John Rapillo, our firm focuses exclusively on personal injury law. When a brain injury has caused you or a loved one dysfunction, our firm can help you.
If you or a loved one is the victim of an accident resulting in a brain injury, contact the Law Offices of John Rapillo right away. You need the time following your brain injury to try to heal and to get back to your life. With our experienced accident attorney at your side, you can be confident we will pursue the maximum compensation. Email us or call us at 949-675-5060 for a free consultation today.
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