Some severe accidents can result in serious head trauma, which can lead to a Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI. A traumatic brain injury can dramatically change someone’s life and have physical, emotional and financial repercussions. Following a TBI, a person may no longer be able to work or complete other daily activities, and they may have significant medical bills associated with the injury.
Medical issues related to a TBI may include:
If you’ve been involved in an accident that led to traumatic brain injury, it’s important that you contact a brain injury lawyer as quickly as possible after the accident. Call us today at 718-380-7440 or complete our online contact form to schedule your free consultation. Daniella and Eli are both available for a Zoom or Skype conference call M-F 9-6. Schedule an appointment here. You don’t pay a fee unless you receive compensation. We’ll come to you if your injury prevents you from coming to us.
A brain injury is any trauma to the brain, movement of the brain, or deprivation of oxygen that results in tissue damage. There are two major types of brain injury: non-traumatic and traumatic. Non-traumatic brain injury, which results from a prolonged lack of blood or oxygen to the brain. Causes include stroke, infection, tumors, or an obstructed airway. Traumatic brain injury results from actual physical damage to the brain itself.
If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic brain injury (mild or severe), seek medical attention right away. Traumatic brain injuries can be difficult to diagnose at a glance, and untreated brain injuries can cause long-term cognitive and physical damage. Document any medical visits, prescriptions, and missed time from work and get witness statements where possible. Finally, contact an experienced brain injury lawyer as soon as possible. It is important that you have a lawyer with extensive experience handling these types of cases because they can be very complex. The consultation is free. We only get paid when you get paid.
A traumatic brain injury can be caused by:
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), auto accidents and slip and falls are the leading cause of TBI.
For most personal injury claims, you have three years from the date of the injury to file a lawsuit. Even though you have 3 years, it is important you get started as soon as possible in order to secure all the evidence you will need for your case.
After a Traumatic Brain Injury, having the right legal team on your side to fighting for the benefits you deserve will go a long way in helping keep you and your family financially secure.
We have over 75 years of combined legal experience handling brain injury cases and working with the insurance companies. Call us or complete our online form to schedule your Free in-office, phone or video consultation. Daniella and Eli are both available for a Zoom or Skype conference call M-F 9-6. You don’t pay a fee unless you get paid.
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