Mild traumatic brain injuries normally resolve within three months, but severe TBIs can leave victims permanently unable to care for themselves or return to gainful employment. Affected people frequently need 24-hour care from a family member or healthcare provider.
Costs can pile up quickly, and you shouldn’t have to shoulder the burden. Learn more about how a traumatic brain injury lawyer may be able to help maximize your compensation after an accident.
What are the Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries?
Traumatic brain injury can have a devastating impact on victims and their families. It is important to take these cases seriously, no matter the victim’s age. Males between the ages of 15 and 24 years are particularly vulnerable due to their high-risk lifestyles.
Additionally, children and the elderly are also more susceptible to this type of injury. For example, slips and falls are a leading cause of traumatic brain injury for toddlers and seniors. In motor vehicle accidents, adolescents and adults frequently sustain serious brain injuries.
Some of the most common causes of TBI include:
- Sporting accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Automobile accidents
- Boating accidents
- Slip and Falls
- Carbon monoxide poisoning
It’s important to speak to a TBI attorney to learn about your legal options if someone you love has suffered a TBI. A lawyer can investigate your case to determine if you have grounds for legal action to pursue compensation for your medical expenses and losses.
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A TBI Attorney Can Help You To Build A Strong Case To Recover Financial Compensation
When a loved one suffers a traumatic brain injury, the emotional toll on family members can be devastating. It can be stressful to deal with the demands of caregiving, the strain of a tightening budget, and the upheaval caused by the dramatic changes that come with a TBI.
Focusing on healing after a traumatic brain injury is easier with the help of a lawyer who is experienced in Nebraska law and can handle all communications with and negotiations with the insurance company. All the way through the procedure, we can make sure you know what to expect.
A personal injury lawyer may do the following in order to help you with a TBI case:
- Manage all interactions with the defendant and insurance companies
- Conduct a thorough analysis of the incident and collect evidence to support our claims
- Talk to you about your case, update you on its development, provide you sound legal counsel, and prepare you for what lies ahead
- Identify the potential sources of liability and establish fault
- Perform a complete accounting of your damages and compare your claim to similar cases to provide you with an accurate value of your case
- If necessary, obtain expert witness testimony to demonstrate negligence and verify the severity of your injuries
- Submit claims on your behalf to insurance adjusters and negotiate aggressively for the highest possible settlement in your case
- When litigation is required to recover the entire amount of damages, we will be prepared to bring your claim to court
With the help of our legal team, you can pursue the recompense you need for medical care and ensure that the responsible parties pay for their actions.
A Personal Injury Lawyer Can Investigate to Identify All Sources of Liability in a Traumatic Brain Injury Case
Your lawyer can perform an investigation to identify all potential defendants. Numerous variables may be at play depending on what triggered the TBI. A thorough examination is crucial in order to have the best chance of recovering the full amount of damages in your case.
For instance, if the injury happened at work, an employer or the maker of defective safety equipment may be held liable if the incident occurred during the course of the employee’s employment.
The property owner could be liable if the TBI was a result of a slip and fall in the grocery store, for example. The factors of your accident and the evidence your TBI attorney can gather can validate your claims and provide a positive outcome in your case.
Your Lawyer Can Help You Recover Damages in a TBI Case
The compensatory damages you can collect in a TBI claim can vary based on many factors. A lawyer can help you to calculate the complete value of your claim.
Some of the most common damages we can claim include:
- Medical costs, current and long term
- Property damage
- Emotional distress
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of enjoyment
- Loss of consortium
- Lost wages
- Loss of earning capacity
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Your Attorney Can Protect Your Interests Without Adding Financial Stress
Injuries to the brain sometimes necessitate extensive medical treatment, which can lead to costly bills and other expenses for as long as the injury is treated. The victim may be unable to work temporarily or may be disabled and unable to return to work.
The loss of this income is a serious stressor to the victim and their family. The attorneys of Viles and Beckman understand this difficult situation and can accept cases with no out-of-pocket cost.
You won’t have to worry about any additional expenses because we represent personal injury clients on a contingency fee basis. You only pay legal fees if we successfully resolve your case or obtain money on your behalf.
Learn More About How a Traumatic Brain Injury Law Firm Can Help You With Your Claim
A TBI can have terrible financial ramifications, and whoever was at fault should be held accountable. You can pursue financial compensation for medical bills, missed wages, and other losses without jeopardizing your physical recovery.
The personal injury lawyers of Viles and Beckman are acutely aware of the challenges a TBI victim can face. We remain steadfast in our commitment to pursuing justice in your case.
A Traumatic brain injury attorney can explain your rights and help you prepare a personal injury claim for the best possible compensation. Get in touch with us immediately for a case evaluation and discover your legal options.