A woman who had become a spokesperson for brain injury survivors suffered a second brain injury when she was involved in a car accident . She was on her way to a brain injury conference when a tractor-trailer rear-ended the Jeep in which she was a passenger. During this car accident, the Jeep rolled three times and she suffered a broken knee, bruises, and another brain injury.
One of the disabilities from the brain injury was aphasia, which limits the ability to speak and comprehend speech. Last month, a jury awarded her $10.2 million in damages in a personal injury lawsuit stemming from the car accident.
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