Traumatic Brain Injuries Are Often Devastating to Victims and Their Families.
According to the CDC, over 150 people per day die each year from a brain injury. In 2014 there were approximately 2.87 million brain injury ER visits, hospitalizations, and deaths in the United States. The leading causes of brain injuries in the U.S. are falls and motor vehicle accidents.
Injuries to the temporal lobe may affect your inability to communicate. This can require years of treatment, rehabilitation, and cognitive therapy. Finances and relationships are often strained. People with even mild traumatic brain injuries to the temporal lobe may be unable to work. It is important to have a top personal injury attorney that understands brain injuries in your corner. The Auroral personal injury attorneys at Western States Law, P.C., have the resources needed of a Colorado brain injury attorney. Although our personal injury attorneys are in the Denver metro area, we travel, at no cost to our clients and handle these cases throughout the states of Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah.
There are four lobes of the brain: the Frontal Lobe, Parietal Lobe, Occipital Lobe, and Temporal Lobe. There are two temporal lobes, located on both sides of the skull, at the level of the brain. Injuries to the temporal lobe can affect
- Visual memory
- Long term memory
- Sorting and processing new information
- Verbal memory and speech processing
- Hearing processing