traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs after a blow or jolt to the head. When the head experiences
sudden acceleration or deceleration, such as in an accident, the brain
may be slower to catch up.
When the brain ultimately does catch up to this sudden movement, it may
bounce against the inside of the skull, resulting in an injury.
What Type of Accidents Cause TBIs?
TBIs can happen in any accident in which blunt force trauma to the head
is involved. Examples of these types of accidents include, but are not
limited to, the following:
Slip and fall accidents
While there is not always a way to prevent a TBI—particularly if
another party is acting recklessly—there are some measures you can
take to reduce your chances of being involved in a serious accident.
These precautionary measures include the following:
Drive slowly and carefully.
Always wear protective safety equipment when engaging in physical activity.
Always wear your seatbelt.
Received a TBI? Contact Us Today
Even if you take all of the aforementioned precautionary measures, serious
accidents may still occur. If you have received a TBI in an accident caused
by someone else, our Austin personal injury attorneys are here to help
you seek justice and recover the compensation you deserve.
Contact The Stewart Law Firm today at (512) 271-5112 to schedule a free
consultation with our team.