Child Sustains Traumatic Brain Injury in Car Accident, Mother Charged December 31, 2009

A woman who drove under the influence of strong prescription drugs and failed to fasten her children’s seat belts has been charged in connection with a car accident she caused that injured both her children, according to ABC’s WQOW 18 news website.  Investigators believe that the Wisconsin mother put both children in car seats but stuffed the buckles behind the seats rather than fastening them.  In the accident, which occurred last April, one of her children was ejected from the vehicle and sustained a traumatic brain injury.  A crime lab report reveals that the mother had three prescription drugs in her system when the crash occurred, one of which was used to sedate surgery patients.

As an advocate for injured children and father of two himself, Chris Keane expresses his deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the children in this accident, and he hopes for the full and fast recovery of the traumatic brain injury victim.  Narrowing his legal focus to child injuries, attorney Chris Keane has worked with the best experts in the field of pediatric traumatic brain injury.  If you have questions about child brain injuries, feel free to contact Chris Keane online or by phone at 1-888-592-KIDS for free answers concerning your unique situation.

This post was written by Logan on December 31, 2009
Posted Under: Child Brain Injuries From Accidents

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