Houston Brain Injury Lawyer
Did you loved one suffer a traumatic brain injury from an accident? Are you looking for an experienced and caring attorney?
Voted top 100 Texas trial lawyers Hugh Howerton is a Houston personal injury lawyer who has specialized in accident cases involving traumatic brain injury for 30 years.
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A car, 18-wheeler truck or motorcycle accident can cause a traumatic brain injury. There are 1.7 million people who suffer from this each year in the U.S.A. The leading causes include falls, car accidents, being struck in the head, and assaults. Over 52,000 people die every year because of a injury to the brain. Victims can have life changing symptoms that may require very expensive medical care.
Types of Brain Injuries
There are varying kinds and some, like a concussion heal fairly quickly. Others may last a lifetime.
This is when something penetrates the skull usually causing bleeding on the brain.
Closed Head Injury
A closed head injury is where the brain is injured but the skull is not penetrated. There are several types of closed head injuries including:
Diffuse Axonal Injury
Can be caused by a strong rotation of the head such as a car accident. The injury happens when the unmoving brain develops tears in brain structure including torn nerve tissue
Specializing In Brain Injuries Caused By Accidents