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Annual Cost of Atlanta Accidents Caused by Drunk Drivers Resulting in TBI


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2/17/2012
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If you’ve been injured by one of the hundreds of accidents caused by drunk drivers each year, you may be suffering from a serious traumatic brain injury (TBI), which can cause complex medical conditions that may reverberate throughout an entire lifetime. 

Not only can the ramifications of a TBI leave victims less capable of living the lives they’d hoped for, but these injuries – along with countless others that result from accidents caused by drunk drivers – can impose restrictive costs on families already reeling from the expenses of an accident and possibly a serious loss of income. 

It’s estimated that a mild head injury will cost more than $85,000, which seems grossly expensive until you consider that a moderate injury will cost a victim more than $900,000 in medical expenses, and a severe injury can cost up to $3 million. 

These costs don’t even factor the expenses incurred when a TBI causes long-term damage, which can range from $600,000 to $1.8 million, depending on the severity of the injury. 

If you or someone you love has suffered TBI as the result of a car accident that was caused by a drunk driver, get advice from an Atlanta brain injury attorney who has specifically handled drunk driving cases because these can differ from standard personal injury cases. 

Contact an Atlanta Brain Injury Lawyer

After a serious or fatal car accident you and your family may be dealing with the grief of serious injury, loss of a loved one, and financial burdens. During this difficult time it’s easy to get frustrated with your situation – you didn’t deserve to suffer due to the negligence of another!

Each Atlanta personal injury attorney at The Law Offices of Shane Smith gets it; we know the frustration our clients are experiencing when dealing with insurance companies. 

Many of our clients don’t know how to hire a lawyer, that’s why we offer 2 FREE guides, I Was Hit By a Drunk Driver: What Do I Do Next? and 10 Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Georgia Wreck Case. Our guides contain valuable information on how to handle filing a claim for serious injuries or wrongful death caused by a negligent driver and how a personal injury lawyer can benefit your claim. When you’re ready to get started on your claim, contact us to set up a FREE consultation – 1-770-487-8999.



Category: DUI Victims

Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia

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