Litigating a TBI case can be extremely complex considering the amount of technical issues that may be come up before the judge and the jury. In cases of moderate or severe brain injury, it may be much easier to prove because both the symptoms, and signs of an injured person are much more apparent. Therefore, in this type of cases it will be a matter of proving by preponderance of evidence (more likely than not) how the injured person was before the injury take place.
This is not the case with a mild traumatic brain injury, where both the symptoms of the injured person and the signs/evidence of the injury are not as obvious. mTBI is called the invisible injury or the silent epidemic for a reason, and this is just what makes mTBI cases extremely complex.
There may be times where even though there is in fact a brain injury, there will be neither immediate symptoms in the form of headaches, dizziness, nausea, physical, cognitive, or other objective signs of brain compromise. In this scenario, there could a 56% chance that the injury will be misdiagnosed by treating physicians (including ER personnel), according to a study from the University of Washington.
Does that mean that in the absence of immediate and/or initial symptoms or signs, that a person with mTBI will not be able to have his/her day in court? Absolutely not! It just means that you will need an TBI experienced attorney who can help you navigate through the complexities of TBI litigation, as well as the legal, technical and scientific issues surrounding it.
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