According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”), more than 2.5 million people sustain head trauma and traumatic brain injury each year. Motor vehicle crashes, work accidents, and sports-related injuries are some of the leading causes of these injuries.
Many traumatic brain injury victims require medical care beyond their initial emergency room visit. Often TBI victims require brain injury diagnostic testing, hospitalization, prescription medication, and rehabilitation therapy. These services have a big impact on the cost of treating TBIs.
This article examines the cost of treatment for brain injuries – with a focus on how to value Virginia car accident lawsuits and workers’ compensation claims where the plaintiff has suffered a TBI. If you have a question about your case or are looking for help recovering from your injury, contact Richmond brain injury attorney Corey Pollard for a free consultation. We’re here to help you and your family during this difficult time.