March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is the Brain Injury Association’s (BIAA) annual awareness month. Over the course of the month the BIAA encourages the general public to learn more about how brain injuries are caused and the everyday struggles that those who have suffered a brain injury endure. The current BIAA theme is “Not Alone.”

How common are brain injuries?

According to the BIAA every year 2.5 million Americans seek treatment for brain injuries.

How are brain injuries caused?

Falls, being struck in the head, and car crashes are among the most common causes of brain injuries.

How are brain injuries treated?

There are various treatment types; however there is no cure for a brain injury. Often times those who suffer a brain injury have life long complications.

Should I contact an attorney if I’ve suffered a brain injury?

Yes. An experienced personal injury attorney will be able to assist you in collecting compensation for your injuries. Learn more about our experience working with brain injury victims and our Neuro Law Trial Group.