According to the United States Center 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.
TBIs are categorized into three levels:
- Concussions (Mild TBI)
- Post-concussion syndrome (Moderate TBI)
- Severe TBI
The symptoms from these TBI classifications range from mild headaches to extreme depression and sporadic losses of consciousness that impair daily life.
TBIs can happen as a result of several types of accidents, and are commonly connected to motor vehicle accidents, including car, trucking, motorcycle, and ATV incidents. Unlike a broken arm or a casted leg, TBIs are not visible, which can cause some people to believe that they are not as serious or damaging as other more explicit injuries; this could not be further from the truth. Your TBI can not only cause mental symptoms, but emotional and physical symptoms as well. Due to the wide scope of symptoms that TBIs can exact, treatment for these injuries can go up to a sum of $3 million over a patient’s lifetime.
Due to the severity and complexity of traumatic brain injury related cases, it’s imperative that you are represented by an experienced and compassionate attorney who understands how to navigate the legal field.
Maggie Shankle has over twenty years of experience and excellent results with TBI cases. When you hire Maggie and her legal team at Shankle Law Firm, there are no costs and no attorney fees until we win your case and you receive your financial compensation .
At Shankle Law Firm, we will help you obtain the care and compensation you and your family deserve. For a FREE consultation, please call our law office at 704-370-1212.