Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injuries occur when an external force comes into contact with the head. A brain injury that causes lasting or permanent damage to the brain can be classified as a catastrophic injury. The costs associated with brain injuries are substantial and the injured party often requires ongoing medical treatment. The symptoms of a traumatic brain injury may include, but not limited to, seizures, coma, physical impairment, and permanent mental impairment.
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal cord injuries occur when a traumatic blow to the torso fractures or dislocates the vertebrate. A spinal cord injury may require ongoing medical treatment and the long-term needs of the injured party surpasses the needs of those who have less severe injuries. Spinal cord injuries may include, but not limited to, paralysis, the loss of mobility, quadriplegia, paraplegia, and muscle spasms.
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