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3 FAQs About Brain Injuries Caused by Drunk Drivers
When people get behind the wheel while intoxicated, they risk not only causing an accident but also inflicting serious injuries on themselves, their passengers, and other people on the road. Since alcohol impairment makes it hard to stay in the proper lane, for example, drunk drivers are more likely to cause head-on collisions. High-speed accidents are also common among drunk drivers since alcohol impairs decision-making and the ability to maintain a constant velocity.
In both head-on collisions and high-speed crashes, traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are likely to result. Fortunately, those who sustain a TBI in a drunk driving accident may be entitled to compensation for their medical bills and other damages.
If you were seriously hurt in a collision with an impaired motorist and you want to file a brain injury claim, you probably have a lot of questions. Below, you’ll find the answers to three general FAQs about these cases:
How Can I Prove Liability for a Drunk Driving Accident?
If you sustained a TBI in a drunk driving accident, evidence that may help your attorney prove fault includes:
How Can I Prove the Severity of a Brain Injury?
TBIs are incredibly complex, and even extensive brain damage may not be visible on diagnostic images. As such, you should expect the opposing party to challenge the severity of your injury.
Besides diagnostic imaging, the following evidence may contribute to the strength of your claim:
What Damages Might Be Recoverable After Sustaining a Brain Injury?
If you sustained a traumatic brain injury in a drunk driving accident in Massachusetts, you have the right to pursue compensation for all resulting damages including:
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