Most of the time, traffic accidents involving cars, trucks, and/or motorcycles are what are the cause of catastrophic injuries. The reason these accidents have such a serious potential is because you can receive traumatic brain injuries, head injuries, and other serious injuries. Traumatic brain injuries are classified as catastrophic. Head injuries can cause a lot of problems. Some of these problems can be debilitating and permanently affect your life.
The two types of traumatic brain injuries are penetrating and closed head injuries. A penetrating accident is when something goes through the skull into the brain tissue. This can happen in traffic accidents, especially if there is something sharp inside the vehicle. A closed head injury happens when the brain hits against the skull, or a blow to the head without penetration of the skull.
If you received a traumatic brain injury in a traffic accident, you need to understand your options. Give our experienced Kansas City catastrophic injury attorneys a call today. We offer free consultations, and we offer you the chance to download your FREE copy of our book "Brain Injury Survivor's Guide." Time is of the essence in any personal injury claim, so don’t wait!