Human beings are both clever and resilient. Each of these qualities can come into play when treating a serious injury. Our individual resilience grants us the ability to heal and recover. Due to our collective cleverness, many amazing medical tools and techniques have been developed to help patients rehabilitate.
For example, it is now possible to replace a missing limb with a prosthetic limb that will allow a patient to maintain a good quality of life. Organ donations make it possible to replace failing internal organs. But one part of the body that cannot be replaced is the brain.
The human brain is an extremely complex organ. It is essentially the command center for the entire body. Should it become damaged, activities that were once second nature could become very challenging or perhaps even impossible.
A person could suffer a brain injury as a result of sudden impact to the head. A brain injury could also occur as a result of negligent surgical practices.
Traumatic brain injuries can leave victims suffering from a variety of symptoms. They may have difficulty with motor skills, experience emotional issues or struggle to communicate with other people. Further, these kinds of symptoms could require long-term care. Setting up and maintaining permanent special accommodations for a brain injury victim can be extremely expensive.
If you or a family member ever suffer a traumatic brain injury due to the negligent actions of someone else, you may find yourself contending with seemingly overwhelming circumstances. Financial compensation could play a huge role in alleviating some of your difficulties.
Harris, Powers & Cunningham may be able to provide you with the assistance you need when seeking recompense that is in proportion to your needs. You can visit our page on traumatic brain injuries for more information.