While there’s nothing that can undo the damage done , you do have rights under the law if you or a loved one suffers a brain injury caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another person or company. An experienced lawyer at Steinger, Greene & Feiner can help you pursue rightful compensation. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that an estimated 2.8 million traumatic brain injuries occur annually, making it a serious public health matter in the United States. Brain injuries are responsible for about one-third of all deaths in the U.S. caused by injury, and the total costs in terms of medical bills and lost income exceed $76 billion. If you or one of your family members has sustained a brain injury, you know it can be pervasive and affect all aspects of life. You understand the expenses associated with treatment, the ongoing care that is necessary and the dramatic change in cognitive function, mood and personality that can occur. In a worst-case scenario, you understand the grief that comes when a loved one dies.
are especially likely to cause damage to the brain. For example:
Other primary causes include sports accidents and recreational accidents such as on an ATV or injury while on a playground.