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August 2015 Archives

Tracy Morgan makes progress in his recovery from brain injury

Being involved in a serious accident can be a traumatic experience for both accident victims and their loved ones. Suffering a head trauma in a motor vehicle accident could be grave, causing much need for medical intervention and a lengthy recovery. Additionally, even after going through a traumatic brain injury recovery process, the victim may still battle with issues and disabilities, making it difficult to return to pre-accident life.

Understanding the potential effects of a Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury, also known as "TBI," could cause an injured victim to deal with various disabilities, either temporarily or permanently. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are four major areas a TBI could affect. First, the thinking abilities of the victim could be impacted or constrained. This means the person's memory and reasoning is affected. The individual could have difficulties recalling past memories or could find it challenging to make new memories.

How often do drunk drivers cause fatal accidents?

Being involved in a car accident is and unfortunate and undesirable event; however, individuals in West Virginia cannot always evade being struck by a negligent driver. This is especially true if an intoxicated driver gets behind the wheel of a vehicle, striking another vehicle, cyclist or pedestrian, and fatally injuring them. Because drunk driving accidents could cause tragic aftermaths, it is important to understand the seriousness of these types of car collisions.

Proving liability in a car crash and recovering compensation

Being involved in a car accident is not only an event that impacts victims immediately, but could also temporarily or permanently affect the lives of victims as well as their loved ones. Injured victims in West Virginia may suffer physical injuries for weeks, months, years or even a lifetime. Moreover, the financial hardships caused by the automobile collision could be devastating and could last for years.

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