When people think about workers’ compensation, they generally think of people who have suffered major, life-altering physical injuries. But as our understanding of what an “injury” is changes, laws are changing to keep pace. One major area that is evolving rapidly is our understanding of what stress can do to a body and the real injuries which it can cause. As we come to better understand these stress-related injuries, it becomes easier for those who suffer them to be compensated.
A TBI, or a “traumatic brain injury,” is among the most serious injuries that can occur from an accident. A TBI is a complicated type of injury that can cause major changes in functionality and in personality. The healing process for a traumatic brain injury is different.
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When people think of workplace injuries, their minds immediately go to horrific scenes of accidents, like those occurring at construction sites.