All of the consequences of a traumatic brain injury may not be readily apparent immediately after an injury, which is why a long-term understanding of the impacts of such an injury is important. Depending on the seriousness of the injury and the area of the brain that has been damaged, the results can vary quite a lot. In general, however, certain issues are pretty common after a traumatic injury:
The financial consequences of a traumatic brain injury can be particularly difficult to manage. The combination of loss of employment and additional expenses for medical bills, treatment, and equipment can be crippling. Even when someone receives disability payments, that is often not enough to fully compensate him or her for the new costs of living. That is why a civil lawsuit against a party that negligently caused a traumatic brain injury is financially necessary.