Traumatic Brain Injuries often occur suddenly and unexpectedly, placing victims in a difficult place both financially and emotionally. Various organizations exist to serve the needs of those who need it the most, including the Brain Injury Association of Virginia (BIAV). Founded in 1983, the organization has provided crucial assistance to over 200,000 individuals. By providing referrals, facilitating support groups, and advocating the need for increased research and awareness, the Association has played an integral role in the recovery process for thousands of Virginians.
This Columbus day (October 12, 2009), the Willow Oaks Country Club in Richmond, Virginia, will host the 2009 Charity Golf Classic. You can find more information (such as registration requirements, forms, and sponsorship information) here. By combining fun, athletics, and a charitable cause, the BIAV hopes to successfully raise the needed funds to continue its services and broaden its networks.
It is key that the public not forget that victims of traumatic brain injuries often require life-long care which places a financial burden upon family members and loved ones. As a result of the possible overwhelming nature of brain injuries, representation by the best attorney(s) is crucial to succeed in a fair recovery.