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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) leads to nearly 30% of all injury deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC also reports over 1.3 million emergency room visits and 275,000 hospitalizations due to brain injury each year. The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services refers to brain injuries as a serious public health problem.

If you have suffered a severe head or brain injury, the Montana traumatic brain injury lawyers of Odegaard Kovacich Snipes understands the complex legal battle to get you the compensation you deserve, and can help you navigate through the process to maximize your chance of success. Odegaard Kovacich Snipes are the lawyers you can trust throughout Montana when you or someone you love has been the victim of a head or brain injury. Our lawyers have a track record of getting clients the maximum amount of compensation possible.

What Is the Difference Between a Head Injury and a Brain Injury?

A head injury is any injury to the skull. The skull protects and shields the brain from damage, and an accident may damage the very structure that protects the brain. You may fracture your skull or bruise your head without sustaining any damage to your brain. A brain injury occurs when an incident jostles the brain inside the skull or an object penetrates the skull to damage the brain as well.

Brain Injury vs. Traumatic Brain Injury

A brain injury is anything that damages the brain. Brain injury can result from poisoning, from drug use, or even from certain diseases. A traumatic brain injury results from an external force. When an object strikes the head, or the head violently strikes another object, a traumatic brain injury may result from the impact.

What Are the Symptoms and Possible Treatment?

Common Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury Include:

  • Fatigue
  • Headaches, including severe headaches and migraines
  • Memory loss
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Sleep problems
  • Mood changes or depression
  • Seizures
  • Loss of motor control

Treatment for traumatic brain injury may include surgery, rehabilitation, and counseling from a psychologist familiar with acute trauma.

What Are the Causes and Possible Effects of a TBI?

Brain injuries are often the result of a car accident in which an object violently strikes the head during the crash. A traumatic brain injury may also result from accidents at work where a falling object may strike the victim's head, or a fall from a height may result in the head impacting the ground or other solid objects. Dangerous flooring conditions may result in falls down stairs that cause head injuries or brain damage.

The effects of brain injuries can be devastating for both the victims and their families. Once capable, independent individuals may require a great deal of care, even sometimes requiring assistance with basic hygiene. Recovery can be slow and difficult, and the victim may experience dramatic changes in personality because of the injury or suffer severe depression.

Who Is Liable for Causing the Injury?

In any accident, one or more people may contribute to causing an injury. Those whose negligence causes an accident are liable for the damage they caused. Workplace injuries can result from even otherwise safe work sites. For that reason, the workers' compensation system was set up to provide for employees injured at work.

Understanding Damages in Brain Injury Cases

Victims of head injuries and brain injuries may seek compensation for the damages they suffer, including:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Diminished earning capacity
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental and emotional suffering

Call the Montana TBI Lawyers of Odegaard Kovacich Snipes Today

Pursuing compensation for head and brain injuries is often a difficult and complex task for families. Because of the long recovery times and extensive medical treatment required, these claims are often very expensive. Insurance companies and corporate lawyers know this reality and fight to reduce the amount of compensation they must pay. Contact the Montana traumatic brain injury lawyers at Odegaard Kovacich Snipes to schedule a free consultation today! Trial lawyers' associations and other lawyers recognize our firm as having the experience and determination needed to win traumatic brain injury cases.


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