Not only does a traumatic brain injury (TBI) forever change the life of the victim, it also causes serious damage to the health and lives of the victim’s family. The TBI victim is not the same person which causes profound stress to the care giving family. The stress is constant and there is usually no
When a jury finds that a wrongdoer is responsible for the victim’s injury, then the Judge will ask the jury to decide how much money will compensate the victim for his injuries. The law refers to the compensation award as “damages” and has divided them into two categories: economic and non-economic.
Economic injuries/damages include:
· Past medical expenses —…
The spouse of a victim who has been physically injured may be entitled to compensation from whoever caused the injury. The spouse may be compensated for the following losses of family relationship also known as "loss of consortium":
- moral support,
- enjoyment of sexual relations
- or the