Ottawa Lawyer : Traumatic Brain Injury in Canada

Traumatic Brain Injury in Canada

Traumatic brain injury is generally caused due to a severe blow to the skull or due to whirling forces on the brain. Most often than not, traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the outcome of motor vehicle accidents, falls and physical abuse. If you or any of your loved ones has suffered from a traumatic brain injury as a result of someone’s negligence, then you should contact a reputed Ottawa Personal Injury Lawyer as soon as possible.

The statistics available on TBI are truly astonishing in Canada.  Many injured victims  suffer silently with no representation.  A competent Ottawa personal injury lawyer can help you achieve a settlement or take your case to trial, if required, and advise you on the best course of action.

Canadian Traumatic Brain Injury Statistics

Statistics reveal that traumatic brain injury is the principal cause of death among the youth.  In fact, every year, more than 11,000 people die due to traumatic brain injury in Canada, out of which 4000 TBI associated deaths occur in Ontario. Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among the infants and teenagers.  In individuals, above 75 years of age, falls and slips are the major cause of traumatic brain injuries and associated deaths.

A traumatic brain injury makes an individual three times more susceptible to a second brain injury and eight times more susceptible to consecutive injuries. According to a survey, men are twice more likely to sustain a traumatic brain injury than their female counterparts.

Ottawa Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer

A traumatic brain injury can take a heavy toll on the overall well-being of your entire family. A fair settlement or receiving monetary damages after a trial can help your family cope up with the financial challenges posed by a traumatic brain injury. An able and diligent  Ottawa personal injury lawyer can take the pressure of your shoulders to a great extent and can help you attain a fitting compensation.  Contact us at 613 233-4529 for a free. no obligation consultation.

About the Author: Brenda Hollingsworth

Brenda Hollingsworth co-founded Ottawa’s Auger Hollingsworth in 2005 with her husband Richard Auger. Together, their mission was to create a personal injury law firm for Eastern Ontario that is unrivalled in the province for customer service and legal expertise. Brenda was named an Ottawa Business Journal Forty Under 40 award recipient and took home the Women’s Business Network’s Businesswoman of the Year award in the Professional category. She was also recognized as one of Ottawa Life Magazine’s “Top 50 People in the Capital.” She is often quoted as an expert and has appeared in media outlets such as CTV, The Globe and Mail, National Post, Ottawa Citizen, Sun Media, CBC, Toronto Star, Montreal Gazette, CFRA and many legal publications.

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