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What is a TBI?

What is a TBI? A traumatic brain injury or a TBI is caused by a force that’s applied to the head which causes damage to the brain inside the skull and this can happen in a number of ways. It can happen from a fall where the head strikes an object, or when an object strikes the head, or it can be caused by a violent movement, such as in a car when you get a whiplash movement.

Those are frequently ways that a traumatic brain injury can be caused. You have to understand that a concussion– Because people frequently go to the hospital and they say they were diagnosed with a concussion as if that means nothing, but a concussion is a brain injury. It can have lasting effects, it can have lasting consequences and it has to be addressed. If you or a loved one has sustained a brain injury or a traumatic brain injury then you need to consult a qualified attorney to investigate and consult with and represent you for your case, so that you obtain just compensation and protect your rights.

Written by
Shana De Caro

Chair, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group
American Association for Justice. Board of Directors, Brain Injury Association of America. Board of Directors,
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.

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