Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury refers to a sudden trauma that causes damage to the brain from the force of hitting an object with the head or an object penetrating brain tissue. Pathologists are often required to decipherer which of these injuries is the cause of, contributes to, or is unrelated to death. These experts address the cognitive, behavioral, and emotional issues that arise from brain injury in order to better inform the judicial decision-making process. In accordance with The Forensic Panelís unique peer review system, forensic pathologists are held to the utmost adherence in standards of pathology in order to produce a well-founded report that can hold its own in court.