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Brain Injury

Jefferson City Accident Attorneys

14,000 Missourians are admitted to an emergency department or hospitalized for traumatic brain injury (TBI) each year, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS). A brain injury can affect every aspect of your life as well as the lives of those who love you. Access to the services you need can make all the difference for you and your family. Lack of financial resources is the primary reason that Missouri TBI survivors do not get the care and services they need. Our Jefferson City brain injury attorneys can help you recover the money you deserve for your injuries so that you and your family can enjoy the best life possible after TBI.

Brain Injury Accidents

If your brain injury was caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, the Jefferson City accident attorneys of Protzman Law Firm are here to help you recover the compensation you need so that you have access to the most advanced medical treatments, ideal housing, and the services that you and your family need.

Examples of the types of accidents and negligence that can lead to TBI include:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Nursing home negligence
  • Construction accidents
  • Other job-related accidents
  • Slip and fall
  • Premises liability accidents involving falling objects or equipment
  • Sports injuries
  • Assaults resulting from negligent security
  • Injuries caused by defective products

Consequences of Brain Injury

According to a 2011 report published by the Missouri DHSS, disabilities and health conditions that increased in people with TBI included:

  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Other mental health condition
  • Sleep disorder
  • Seizure
  • Chronic pain

TBI has negative consequences for survivors and their loved ones. The report included survey results from TBI survivors and their families regarding how TBI had affected various areas of their lives. They reported that the following area of their lives were negatively impacted by TBI:

  • Marriage
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Income
  • Living situation
  • Parenting
  • Psychological status

TBI survivors suffered more in the areas of education, employment and income. Family members reported suffering more in the areas if marriage and parenting.

Adequate compensation for brain injuries can help you and your family recover and move on to a brighter future. If you or someone you love has suffered a brain injury as a result of someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, or a defective product, please call the Jefferson City brain injury attorneys of Protzman Law Firm, at 816-421-5100 or contact us online right away to schedule your free consultation.