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What is the lifetime cost of a traumatic brain injury?

If you have a loved one that survives a serious accident in Hamilton, your primary concern becomes dealing with any short- or long-term impairments he or she may have. Disabilities due to a traumatic brain injury are almost certain inflict a significant emotional toll on you and others. Along with that also comes the added financial cost of your loves one’s care. Those two elements together can lead to a great deal of stress and worry. Yet understanding the potential costs of a TBI might better prepare you to deal with such a challenge.

Detailing the Glasgow Coma Scale

People often come to us here at Mesibov Butler after having seen a loved one sustain a traumatic head injury in Hamilton with the same question: To what extent can he or she recover? The answer to this question may impact your decision to pursue legal action through a negligence claim. While it may be impossible to know for certain the outcome of your family member or friend’s TBI right now, medical professionals have developed a scoring method to try and predict the extent of such injuries based upon his or her current level of response.

Understanding the different types of spinal cord injury

Like many Hamilton, upon hearing the term “spinal cord injury,” you may immediately conjure up images of people who are left completely paralyzed. While that may be the outcome in some cases, there are actually many different levels of spinal cord injury, each with the potential for a different outcome. As many of those that we here at Mezibov Butler have worked with in the past can confirm, understanding the type of injury that you or your loved one may have suffered could be a factor in your determining whether or not to seek legal action to help cover your injury expenses.

How will I know if my child has a TBI?

Car accidents, child abuse, falls and sports injuries are all culprits of one of the leading causes of death and disability in youth under the age of 19: traumatic brain injury. The Brain Injury Alliance states that, while many people survive brain injuries, the effects on children are less understood since their brains are still developing and changing. If your child has suffered a TBI in Ohio, the results may not be seen for years.

How do most traumatic brain injuries occur?

Whether you work in the construction industry, have children who regularly play on potentially dangerous equipment at school or spend a considerable amount of time behind the wheel, you should understand the risks that you face each day. Regrettably, many people suffer traumatic brain injuries that shatter their lives, preventing them from working or causing them to experience headaches and memory issues. In Hamilton, and other parts of Ohio, many of these injuries are the result of someone else's negligent behavior and could have been prevented.

Security measures nursing homes can take to protect patients

Many seniors in Ohio who are unable to live by themselves due to health reasons choose to live in nursing homes. They do so with the expectation of receiving the care and support they need to live happy and productive lives. However, there is a dark side to nursing homes that many people are starting to notice. Abuse and negligence allegations are increasing. Many incidents go unreported. Nursing homes should implement more security measures to protect their residents.

Brain injury is associated with serious medical conditions

Brain injuries can have a number of causes, and in some cases may result in long-term effects that greatly diminish one’s quality of life. In fact, there are a number of medical conditions associated with significant brain injuries that impact both the victims of such injuries as well as their families in Ohio.

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