Some injuries heal, while others have long-term effects. Brain injury can be a nightmare for victims of accidents because the results can alter their lives. Many Utah brain injury victims have to undergo surgery, therapy and rehabilitation before they can get back on their feet. Insurance may not be enough to cover all of those procedures and out-of-pocket expenses can exhaust the patients' savings.
In Salt Lake City, one man is struggling with the effects of a construction accident that happened five years ago. On October 13, 2008, the man was working on the Riverdale Road construction project. The construction worker was setting up traffic cones when a vehicle, traveling at 50 mph, struck him.