MORRISTOWN NEW JERSEY TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY LAWYERS OFFER DECADES OF EXPERIENCE
PROTECTING YOUR INTERESTS AFTER A DEVASTATING INJURY
Accidents can lead to all types of injuries, but none as serious and potentially life-changing as a brain injury. Brain injuries sometimes never heal and victims may require ongoing therapy. At Leonard Law, our New Jersey brain injury lawyers understand the devastation a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have and litigate aggressively for our clients. Our New Jersey injury attorneys are relentless in our pursuit of full compensation for you.
WHAT ARE THE COSTS OF A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY?
You have the right to recover monetary compensation to cover the costs of treatment and loss of life enjoyment your injury inflicts throughout your life. Although there is no real price anyone can put on their mental functioning, the law at least attempts to compensate TBI victims as much as possible. It is estimated that a mild injury averages $50,000 in medical expenses, and a severe injury costs approximately $3,000,000 over the course of the person’s lifetime. You need an experienced New Jersey brain accident attorney to ensure you recover the maximum financial compensation you need.
causes of a traumatic brain injury
Traumatic brain injuries are caused by an external force, such as a blow to the head. They may also occur when an object pierces the skull, damaging brain tissue. Traumatic brain injuries can happen any time that your head or body are involved in a collision. You have the right to recover financial restitution whenever and however someone else negligently causes an injury to you. Our New Jersey TBI attorneys have recovered compensation for victims from all types of accidents, including:
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Truck accidents
- Construction site accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Slip and fall accidents
- Falling objects
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY?
Like many injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents and truck accidents, the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury may not be immediately apparent. It may be a few days or longer before the accident victim and his loved ones realize that there may be a brain injury.
The symptoms of a traumatic brain injury include:
- Losing consciousness or feeling dazed or disoriented
- Nausea and/or vomiting
- Change in sleep habits
- Loss of balance
- Sensitivity to lights or sounds
- Blurred vision
- Ringing in the ears
- Memory issues
- Mood swings
- Dilated pupils
- Slurred speech
Children may also exhibit the above symptoms, as well as:
- Changes in eating habits
- Mood swings, such as crying more often
- Changes in the ability to be attentive
- Loss of interest in favorite toys
WHAT DAMAGES MAY BE AVAILAIBLE IN AN ACCIDENT CLAIM INVOLVING A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY?
If an accident victim suffers a traumatic brain injury, that victim may be entitled to damages from the person responsible for the accident. These damages may include:
- Medical bills, including emergency room bills, surgical bills, and physical therapy bills
- Lost wages due to time missed from work
- The estimated cost of future medical care
- The cost of making alterations to the victim’s home, such as wheelchair ramps
- Loss of consortium
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
These are just a few of the damages an accident victim may be able to claim. A number of other damages may be caused by the traumatic brain injury.
To maximize the recovery in a case, traumatic brain injury victims should seek legal guidance as soon as possible after an accident.
CALL TODAY IF YOU OR YOUR LOVED ONE HAVE SUFFERED A BRAIN INJURY
At Leonard Legal Group, we are compassionate to the frustrations and pain people endure after a serious accident. We recover monetary compensation from all responsible parties. For a free initial consultation with a New Jersey TBI attorney, call us at 973-984-1414 or contact us online. Night and weekend appointments are available.