Head injuries resulting from motorcycle accidents or car accidents can be serious for victims and their families. The repercussions of a head injury suffered in an unexpected motor vehicle accident can have a long-lasting impact on the health and earning capacity of a victim. Head injuries can be both internal and external. Internal head injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, can be challenging to treat and can have a lifelong impact on victims.
Victims of traumatic brain injuries can experience a loss of brain function. As a result, they may require extensive medical treatment and care immediately following a motorcycle accident or other type of motor vehicle accident, as well as into the future. Victims and their families may suffer damages including immediate medical expenses, future medical care costs, lost wages, lost earning capacity and pain and suffering associated with the physical, emotional and cognitive losses that oftentimes come with head injuries and traumatic brain injuries.
When serious head injuries have been wrongfully caused by a negligent driver involved in a motorcycle accident or other type of motor vehicle accident, the ability to recover damages for the harm they have suffered may be available to victims. Victims may be able to recover damages for medical expenses, lost wages at work and pain and suffering damages. In addition, victims may require ongoing medical care and face future career challenges associated with a head or brain injury. Damages may also be available for future medical care costs and lost-earning capacity.
Victims of head injuries and brain injuries may face life challenges they never expected to face following a motorcycle accident. The legal process, fortunately, provides options to help victims recover compensation for the extensive damages that oftentimes result following a motorcycle accident.