Although no amount of money can ever make up for the permanent damage caused by TBIs – including fatal traumatic brain injuries, financial recoveries can help victims and families get on the path to recovery and healing. These recoveries can also be important to holding negligent parties accountable and gaining some justice.
So, when you are ready to find out more about your options for recovery following any event that caused a traumatic brain injury, simply contact a trusted Denver personal injury attorney at Bell & Pollock. Our lawyers are ready to fight for you.
Traumatic Brain Injury Defined: What Is a TBI?
Traumatic brain injuries refer to any brain damage caused by some external force or blow to the head. This is different than acquired or congenital brain injuries that are caused by disease, birth trauma or genetic factors.
To determine when someone has suffered a traumatic brain injury, various diagnostic tests may be used by medical professionals, including (but not limited to):
- Imaging tests (like MRIs or CT scans)
- Intracranial pressure tests
- The Glasgow Coma Scale test.
Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms2
Symptoms for traumatic brain injuries can vary widely, depending on where exactly the brain has been damaged and the extent of the damage sustained. The following table presents some of the most common TBI symptoms, based on the severity of the brain injury.