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A Look at Two Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries


Many personal injury cases involve traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). TBIs can range from mild to severe. However, if you have sustained any type or degree of TBI due to the negligence of another person, you should contact an accident lawyer in Annapolis, MD, right away to discuss filing a personal injury lawsuit. An accident lawyer can help you seek compensation for your medical bills and other losses. During your case, it’s important to keep careful records about your TBI and other injuries.

Watch this video for more information about brain injuries. This animation explains low-speed coup-contrecoup and high-speed coup-contrecoup injuries, which are also referred to as acceleration/deceleration brain injuries. In simpler terms, these injuries refer to damage sustained by the brain as it strikes against the interior walls of the skull. TBIs can also involve axonal shearing injuries, which are serious injuries that are inflicted on the axons of the nerve cells in the brain.