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Costly Traumatic Brain Injuries I Georgia Brain Injury Attorney Shane Smith Discusses Financial Impact

Gwinnett County Brain Injury Attorney Shane Smith Explains the True Cost of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries are extremely serious injuries that can affect anyone at virtually any time. Traumatic brain injuries can happen through a multitude of ways, many of which are not planned for and the victims have no idea when or how they will happen. However they happen and why they happen are for a whole different article, however, whenever they occur, the short and especially long-term financial effects of a traumatic brain injury can be devastating to the victim and the victim’s family members.

What Types of Financial Liabilities Will a Victim of a Traumatic Brain Injury Experience?

When someone is a victim of a personal injury accident, there are immediate medical expenses such as the cost of medical treatment at the scene of the accident and necessary treatment at the Emergency Room to stabilize a traumatic brain injury. Other medical expenses might include the transportation costs to the hospital. While these medical costs associated with the initial personal injury accident are somewhat predictable and may be covered by health insurance, there are other types of medical treatments and possible damages for a future personal injury claim that will incur more charges and last for a life-time. Other types of damages a victim of a traumatic brain injury may include can be lengthy because until the injury is properly evaluated, it could be a short-term full recovery or a life-time of around the clock medical treatment:

  • Rehabilitation
  • Mental health treatment
  • Surgery and/or on-going medication costs
  • Nursing and around the clock nursing services

These are just some of the medical damages that victims of a traumatic brain injury may incur depending on the severity. Therefore, it is best to speak with a Georgia brain injury attorney and recommended medical professionals to make sure that you receive the proper medical care and to make sure that you are able to secure a judgment that will pay your projected medical bills adequately.

If you or a loved one has experienced a traumatic brain injury due to any type of personal injury incident due to the negligence or recklessness of a third party, you may be able to recover for your past and project medical treatments. Since traumatic brain injuries end up impacting each victim differently, it is necessary to have a brain injury attorney evaluate your personal injury accident’s circumstances, chiefly its list of medical problems.

In order to have medical problems and future treatment adequately evaluated, your Gwinnett County brain injury attorney will have a medical expert and the appropriate doctors determine what damages you have suffered and what further treatment is necessary. Don’t wait any longer – call the Law Offices of Shane Smith at (770) 487-8999 to schedule your free legal consultation today!


Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia