Every year, about 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury.
Brain injuries often occur in car accidents or truck accidents when the head suffers a rapid direction change, or strikes the windshield or other part of the vehicle.
Concussions in football and other sports – even relatively minor head injuries – can lead to traumatic brain disorders. Recent research has shown that repeated blows to the head can result in long-term cognitive damage.
Traumatic brain injuries have also affected more than 155,000 military men and women in the last decade. Brain trauma can be difficult to diagnose – many serious injuries can’t be detected by CT scans or MRIs – and too often go undetected in members of the armed forces.
Falls and other trauma are also leading causes of traumatic brain injury in Oregon, Washington and beyond.
One D’Amore Law Group client suffered a serious brain injury after been struck by the side of a tractor-trailer and pinned between the truck and a ticket booth. He was crushed and rolled, then his body was shot out the other side – and his head struck a concrete barrier. The team at D’Amore Law Group was able to secure a significant recovery to help provide for his long-term care.
If you or someone you love has sustained a serious head injury or brain damage, contact an experienced attorney for a free consultation. Our offices are conveniently located in Portland, Bend, Vancouver, WA and Lake Oswego, Oregon
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