Like back injuries, these injuries can ruin lives.
A lawyer qualified in personal injury can obtain expert testimony addressing the otherwise invisible mental and emotional damages that don’t show up on an x-ray. A victim can appear perfectly normal but be anything from it.
It takes skill and experience to paint the picture for the jury. Care over the life of an injured person can be a significant financial burden to the family. Loss of wage earning capacity, physical impairment, medical expenses, and pain and suffering are all elements of damage that can be argued.