This section attempts to answer general legal and financial questions of immediate concern after a traumatic brain injury and diagnosis for brain injury survivors and their families.
Here, we try to summarize laws from across the nation. All information was verified from published, official sources in 2004. Space limitations
prevent describing all exceptions and conditions that may govern a
In addition, each state has its own laws, and statutes and court interpretations may change at any time. Therefore, decisions
on individual legal matters should be based on current information and
be discussed with an attorney.
Use these materials as a starting point for guidance, not the basis for a final decision. Consult with an attorney for information about your specific case and the funding resources available.
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