Brain injuries are serious and can negatively alter your life forever. If you’ve sustained a brain injury, talk to a Brandon head trauma attorney about your options today.
Accidents can cause very serious injuries and one of the most serious injuries an accident victim can sustain is that of a brain injury. Brain injuries can range from minor to serious, with the more serious injuries affecting you for life. Brain damage can change your personality, cognitive functioning, balance and coordination, and mood.
When someone else’s negligence caused the accident that led you to suffer brain damage, you have a right to seek compensation from them. Filing an injury claim is difficult but necessary in order to receive monetary compensation for your losses.
Get help filing a claim by partnering with a Brandon brain injury lawyer at Lopez & Humphries, PA.
What Types of Accidents Cause Brain Injuries?
It probably won’t surprise you to learn that almost anything can cause a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A simple trip can cause you to strike your head hard enough to cause brain damage. There are a few accident types that are common in personal injury cases because they are caused by another person’s carelessness.
The follow are some examples of accidents in Brandon that often lead to brain damage and personal injury claims:
- Auto wrecks
- Motorcycle crashes
- Truck accidents
- Slip-and-fall and trip-and-fall accidents
- Construction and work accidents
- Falling objects
- Falls from high places
- Assault and abuse
- Nursing home abuse
Working Toward Compensation for Your Brain Damage Case
Your Brandon brain injury lawyer’s job is to assist you in securing damages for your brain injury case. This is a complicated process that begins with investigating your accident and ends when you receiving a check.
Your lawyer will gather evidence of fault, collect proof of your injuries, put together a case, and argue your case with insurance companies. In the event that an insurance company doesn’t want to pay you fairly for your injuries and damages, your lawyer could decide to take the case to trial.
You deserve to receive payment for all your damages, which includes your monetary losses and non-monetary losses. A brain injury is usually permanent, which means that you will have future losses, as well. For instance, the loss of earning potential is something you can be compensated for.
See below for a list of damages common in Brandon brain damage cases:
- Pain and suffering
- Related medical care costs
- Mental anguish and trauma
- Permanent injury
- Loss of income and earning potential
- Cognitive therapy costs
- Loss of life enjoyment
Speak with a Brandon Brain Trauma Lawyer
A head injury can cause brain damage and huge life changes for you. You might not be able to return to work, your family will be affected, and life will be different from here on out. You deserve to receive financial compensation for all the ways your brain injury will change the course of your life.