Traumatic Brain Injury
In the United States, every 23 seconds, someone becomes a victim of brain trauma
Recent data reported by the Centers for Disease Control states that on average, approximately 1.4 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year in the United States. Of those:
- 50,000 die
- 235,000 are hospitalized
- 1.1 million are treated and released from an emergency department
A TBI is caused by a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain.
The leading causes of TBI are:
- Falls (28 percent)
- Motor vehicle-traffic crashes (20 percent)
- Struck by/against events (19 percent)
- Assaults (11 percent)
Your brain injury advocates in Georgia—call on us today for the best our minds and hearts can offer
The attorneys at Hasty Pope LLP fully understand the medical and legal implications of head injuries and we recognize the emotional stress sustained as a result of your brain trauma. Our Georgia-based brain injury lawyers have the depth of experience with unique brain trauma issues critical in effectively representing our clients and obtaining the maximum compensation possible.
An injury with lifelong consequences
Brain trauma can cause devastating lifelong consequences. No amount of money can reverse the damage these head injuries cause. However, a full and fair settlement or verdict provides a person with traumatic brain injury the necessary funds for the long-term rehabilitation and medical care that is often necessary after brain trauma. It also can provide the funds needed to replace loss of income due to inability to work. A sufficient settlement or verdict also allows a person with TBI to get the assistance and brain injury rehabilitation necessary to live in the community with their family and loved ones, as well as provides help to a spouse and to children.
Committed to defend the rights of brain injury victims in Georgia
We take pride in representing our clients with compassion and enthusiasm. If you or a loved one is a victim of TBI, contact us today to schedule a free consultation or call 770-479-0366.