Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can take an enormous toll on both the injured and their families. Our Sacramento brain injury attorneys see it happen all the time. For some, intense, short-term recovery care followed by lengthy outpatient therapy may be required. Others will require lifelong care due to their devastating injuries.
Injuries to the brain can quickly deplete the financial and emotional reserves of a victim's family and loved ones. Our lawyers take a personal interest in the welfare of our clients and their families.
Causes Of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Many things can cause traumatic brain injuries, including car accidents, major falls, assaults and high-velocity accidents.
TBI By The Numbers
Annually, 80,000 individuals are left with lifelong disabilities caused by a traumatic brain injury.
- Across the United States, 5.3 million Americans are living with a TBI-related disability.
- Males are 1.5 times more likely than females to suffer a TBI.
- TBI is the leading cause of disability and death among children and young adults.
- The highest TBI-related hospitalization and death rates occur among individuals 75 years and older.
The estimated cost of lifelong treatment for someone who suffers a TBI is $600,000 to $1.8 million.
The total annual cost for TBI-related injuries in the United States is $60 billion.
The federal government spends l ess than $3 per brain-injured person on TBI services and research each year.
Contact A Sacramento Brain Injury Lawyer
If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury, please contact the Sacramento personal injury attorneys at Cutter Law P.C. today.
We will provide you with a free consultation to evaluate the circumstances surrounding your claim. Give us a call toll free at 888-285-3333 or fill out the contact form below.