The previous post on our blog discussed Massachusetts traumatic brain injuries. Those who suffer from these injuries, regardless of severity, often have a lot unfairly thrust upon them. Not only will they likely face emotional and physical challenges, but they will also probably be left with serious financial damage. These financial losses could be caused by missed work and thus lost wages, or from medical and rehabilitative costs. Making matters worse, as traumatic brain injuries can affect a sufferer for a lifetime, the costs can be ongoing and burdensome.
Car accidents are a common occurrence throughout Massachusetts and across America. Though these wrecks can certainly cause significant property damage to an individual's car, they can also cause serious injuries. Recovering from any type of injury can be difficult, causing pain and suffering, financial loss and missed work. But, some injuries can truly reshape an individual's life. Massachusetts accident victims, who suffer a traumatic brain injury, are often left incapable of living the life they once had.
If you have been in a car wreck, then you may still be trying to figure out all the injuries you suffered. Some, like broken bones, are easy to assess after an injury. Others, though, make take time to discover, particularly if you are not fully assessed at the hospital after your accident. One of the more common types of injuries are spinal cord injuries. Here, we will briefly discuss some symptoms of a spinal cord injury. If they apply to you, be sure to seek immediate medical attention.