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Brain Injuries Caused by Accidents

Philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Damage to the brain is one of the most common consequences of a traumatic accident. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 5 million Americans are currently suffering from brain injury disabilities, with a new case occurring every 15 seconds. Brain injuries caused by accidents will be responsible for millions of dollars in medical expenses. Worse still, they have the potential to permanently impact every aspect of a victim’s life.

Common Causes of Brain Injuries

Car accidents and truck accidents are the most common causes of brain injury, as the head is easily and frequently impacted during these events. Other causes of brain injury include:

Any time your head comes into contact with an unforgiving surface, you are at risk for a brain injury. Some brain injuries may not be immediately apparent. For this reason, it is vital that you see a doctor as soon as possible after your accident to check for signs of brain injury. In many cases, prompt treatment can reduce the permanent damage these injuries may cause.

Experienced Philadelphia Brain Injury Lawyers

The brain injury attorneys in Philadelphia at Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller represent victims and their families throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Our brain injury lawyers in Philadelphia have years of experience and a deep understanding of the many ways these tragic injuries can affect your life. From costly medical bills to a negatively impacted quality of life, the full extent of your injury needs to be taken into account when seeking compensation. Our Philadelphia personal injury lawyers are prepared to handle every aspect of your case and fight for the justice you deserve.

If you have sustained a brain injury in any type of accident, please contact Wapner, Newman, Wigrizer, Brecher & Miller today to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced brain injury attorney in Philadelphia. Our law firm represents brain injury victims throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey, with offices in Philadelphia, West Conshohocken, Allentown, and Marlton.