According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1.7 million Americans suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) every single year. Many brain injuries are relatively minor, requiring short-term medical care, over-the-counter medication, and rest for recovery. However, in some instances, brain injuries can be extremely serious and may cause life-altering permanent disabilities that cause victims to require long-term medical care and treatment, possibly for the rest of their lives. At the very least, the rehabilitation process following a serious brain injury can be extensive. Sometimes, this rehabilitation is merely aimed to help a brain injury victim adjust to their new quality of life. If you have received a traumatic brain injury in an accident due to someone else’s negligence, you deserve to be compensated for your losses and should contact an Indianapolis personal injury attorney as soon as possible for assistance.One reason why brain injury rehabilitation is so extensive is that many different professionals may be involved to help you regain your physical, emotional, and/or cognitive functions. Such professionals may include:
The above professionals can help you relearn how to move, communicate, learn, work, and perform everyday tasks, as well as educate your loved ones on your condition and necessary care. The process will likely not be easy, and may be costly. If your brain injury was caused by another person’s negligent actions, the liable party should reimburse you for all of your losses.