Approximately 2.5 million people sustain traumatic brain injuries anually in the United States—50,000 of which are fatal.*
The leading causes of traumatic brain injury are auto accidents, falls, and being struck in the head by objects—either by accident or as the result of an assault. Traumatic brain injuries can result in short- or long-term damage and either may require you to file for medical reimbursement, compensation for damages and long-term care, or social security disability.
Five Things You Should Know About Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation in Kentucky:
- The State of Kentucky characterizes a traumatic brain injury as an acquired impairment to the neurological system resulting from an insult to the brain that adversely affects educational performance, causes temporary or permanent and partial or complete loss of cognitive functioning, physical ability, or communication skills.