Closed Head Brain Injury Cases Can Be Tough To Prove - Only Use An Experienced Lawyer

About 500,000 people suffer from closed head brain injury, also known as traumatic brain injury or (TBI), every year in the United States, according to the National Head Injury Foundation. Other sources report far higher numbers. In this type of injury, the skull remains intact.

Injuries to the head are the cause of instant death for 25% of all traumatic injuries. Of all head injury patients who are rushed to the emergency department, 15% are dead upon arrival or shortly thereafter. Those who receive a severe head injury have a mortality rate up to 50%. The survivors are likely to suffer permanent injuries, including a vegetative state. Permanent disability in those who survive such injuries is very high.

Some 35% of closed head brain injuries are due to falls, particularly for children up to four years old and adults over 75, in addition to auto accidents, violent acts, and sports injuries. Teenagers and young people are most often involved in motor vehicle injuries, especially when alcohol is used. Blast-related head trauma has surfaced with the return of many U.S. veterans from warring countries or regions.

The most common closed head brain injuries are:

- concussion: causes a temporary halt to normal brain function; about half of
the cases due to sports activities

- cerebral contusion: local bruise to the brain

- intracranial hematoma: ruptured blood vessel that forms blood pool around the
brain (subdural hematoma) or between the skull and brain (epidural hematoma),
causing increased pressure that needs instant medical attention

- diffuse axonal injury: damage to brain tissues, often the result of auto
accidents; sometimes causing permanent damage or vegetative state

Despite the number of injuries and deaths resulting from head brain trauma, proving closed head injury cases and getting restitution can be difficult. Many people with such injuries appear to be physically and mentally well; in other words, they walk and talk just like anyone else. Juries sometimes regard such cases with a skeptical eye.

If you have been the victim of closed head brain injury and feel you are due restitution because of the negligence or fault of another, contact the injury lawyers of Goldman Babboni & Walsh . Our law firm is well experienced in personal injury and civil law, including representing those who have suffered a closed head injury or other traumatic brain injury. Due to the nature of cases that involve Closed Head Brain Injury, the period of resolution may be lengthy. Our firm has the resources and know-how to be able to take such cases to resolution for our clients even if it requires an overly long period.

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