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Motor Vehicle Accidents Second Leading Cause of TBI

When a person sustains a traumatic brain injury (TBI), the medical consequences can range from mild discomfort and few days of rest to long-term and debilitating complications. Because it is difficult to determine the long term complications of TBI, it is important to consult with an attorney as soon as possible to determine whether someone else could be held liable for your injuries. TBIs can often result in medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, or loss of enjoyment of life, and these types of injuries may entitle a person to recover compensation from the responsible party or parties. In order to determine whether you have a claim, you should have your case reviewed by an experienced TBI attorney immediately. The personal injury attorneys of the Law Offices of Shane Smith are ready to help you and will provide a no-cost case evaluation.

According to the CDC, motor vehicle accidents are the second highest cause of traumatic brain injuries, causing 17.3% of all TBIs. Only falls account for more TBIs, causing 35.2% of all of these injuries. Because of the potentially high speeds and heavy machinery involved in motor vehicle accidents, TBIs caused in these types of accidents can often be very serious and may cause long term complications. Some of the kinds of motor vehicle accidents that can lead to traumatic brain injury accidents include the following:

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Emergency vehicle accidents
  • Recreational vehicle accidents
  • Delivery vehicle accidents

                                                                                                                                        

Because the outcomes of traumatic brain injuries are not often apparent, it is important to undergo a full medical evaluation immediately after an accident as well as consult with an experienced personal injury attorney. Even if you were partially responsible for the accident that caused your injury, you may still be entitled to recover for your injuries.

Contact a Coweta County TBI lawyer for a free consultation

If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident that resulted in a traumatic brain injury, however minor, you should contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. The attorneys of Law Offices of Shane Smith are experienced Coweta County car accident attorneys that are dedicated to getting each client the best possible outcome. To schedule a free consultation with one of our TBI attorneys, contact us today at (770) 487-8999.


Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia