Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries Lawyers in Rocklin, Mission Viejo, Union City & Porterville

At Braff Injury Law Offices, we are aware of the impact of personal injuries and how some have the ability to alter a victim’s life dramatically and forever. Two of these types of injuries are traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries.

These injuries can be from mild or severe. Regardless of their level, traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries often immediately lower the quality of your life as the victim, forcing them to settle for a level of living they are not accustomed to. Hospitalization is common with these types of injuries. So is the need for multiple medications, medical equipment, possible surgery, months of rehabilitation and emotional distress.

Our firm is a team of professional personal injury lawyers who specialize in traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries of those in California.

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Reasons of Catastrophic Injuries

Traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries generally impact more than just the victim. When you or a loved one experiences this type of catastrophic injury, there is also a significant impact on the family members and other loved ones. They see the suffering of their loved one and are pained by it.

These severe injuries are most often caused by motor vehicle accidents or slip and fall injuries. But there are other situations where such a traumatic brain injury can happen. And sometimes they’re situations you may not have thought of. Here are a few examples of situations where a catastrophic injuries like brain injuries or spinal cord injuries can occur.

By definition, a spinal cord injury is due to the damage to the vertebrae or ligaments of the spinal cord. There are a variety of causes for such an injury. The most common and most known are motor vehicle accidents. Other causes of this type of injury include violence, disease, a slip and fall accident, a sports injury or a recreational injury. Even alcohol consumption over a long period of time can cause a spinal cord injury.

Traumatic brain injuries are basically head injuries like a concussion during a football game. These injuries cause the brain to bounce around in the skull causing the brain to become bruised or bleeding. Other traumatic brain injuries are caused by an object penetrating the skull. This can be glass from a windshield during a motor vehicle accident or something falling from a roof.

Effects of Brain or Spinal Injuries

The reason why these types of injuries are considered catastrophic is because they can so significantly impact a person’s quality of life in such a way that the person never fully recovers. Spinal cord injuries can cause partial or total paralysis. Traumatic brain injuries can impact a person’s cognitive skills, decrease their motor skills or even change their personality. There could be loss of taste, vision loss, hearing loss, seizures, a coma or a new lifelong learning disability.

At Braff Injury Law Offices, we understand how devastating this type of injury can be. If your injury has been caused by the negligence or carelessness or another person, we are here to help you get help and life back to normal. We encourage victims to contact us for a free consultation to discuss your case.

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