A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is an injury to the brain as a result of trauma to the head. In fact, the most common causes of TBIs are everyday occurrences: motor vehicle accidents and falls.
A woman was seriously injured after a landscaper’s skid steer loader slammed into the golf cart she was riding in with her daughter.
A 68-year-old man suffered a severe brain injury in 2014 after a pallet of grass sod fell off a trailer and caused a multi-car crash. Attorney William Applegate of Yarborough Applegate was able to secure a $6.05M settlement for the man and his family.
South Carolina Lawyers Weekly covered a $4.25 million settlement for an injured construction worker secured by Yarborough Applegate. In July 2013, construction worker Rene Cardoso reported to a job at a downtown Charleston job site to assist an electrical subcontractor. When he arrived at the job site, the defendant, Mitchell Mechanical, an HVAC subcontractor from […]
According to the Brain Injury Association of America, 137 people in the U.S. die because of a traumatic brain injury every day and more than 3.5 million people sustain a brain injury every year. The month of March is recognized as Brain Injury Awareness Month to promote awareness, foster research, and prevent future injuries. At […]