1 in 3 traffic deaths involves an intoxicated driver in the US. 46% of driving deaths in Arkansas alone involved alcohol according to the latest County Health Rankings. In addition to that, DUI/DWI incidents also cause severe injuries and property damages.
In 2017, tennis superstar Venus Williams was sued in a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit claimed she wasresponsible for the death of Jerome Barson, who suffered head injuries that proved to be fatal after being involved in a car crash. The lawsuit claimed Williams was the cause of his death. As a result she had to go through extensive legal hurdles. Williams isn’t the only celebrity to have been involved in cases of wrongful death. In fact, these claims are filed quite frequently based on instances of alleged negligence.
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a debilitating and deadly injury that is caused by trauma to the head after a vehicle accident, slips, trips, falls, etc. Unfortunately, TBIs aren’t always easy to diagnose. Unless an individual has become comatose, experienced bleeding in the brain or has a fractured skull, physicians might assume that the patient’s head and brain must be fine.