Developing effective exhibits is a team effort. An attorney might have a concept in mind without being solid on the facts. An accredited, knowledgeable medical-legal illustrator can take that concept and work with the medical expert(s), trial consultants, and others to tell the story visually in order to educate the jury or adjusters about the facts of the case.
- Seeing is believing. The microscopic injuries in brain injury cases can be hard to explain, especially those that show little to no evidence on a scan. The right visuals can help explain the science behind the injuries and allow for a better result.
- A great example of a helpful visual is The Ongoing “Process” of a TBI (a.k.a Neuron Suicide and Murder) animation. This animation accurately and effectively explains the complexities of traumatic axonal injury and neuron “suicide and murder.” It demonstrates how incidents of TBI can initially go undetected because symptoms may not be immediately evident, and areas of injury and cell death can be too small for traditional imaging studies to detect. These symptoms may progressively worsen as the cascade of cell death continues, ultimately resulting in devastating brain injuries that do not fully develop until weeks or months after the initial incident.