Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury (Closed Head Injury)

A traumatic brain injury (TBI),can be a catastrophic event for the victim and his or her family. If a member of your family has been in an accident and suffered a brain injury, it is extremely important to get the proper medical treatment as soon as possible. Most individuals who suffer a brain injury will make most of their recovery within the first year of the injury. Proper medical treatment can help ensure the best possible recovery.
Lawyers at our firm, Logeman, Iafrate & Logeman, P.C., have extensive experience in claims and lawsuits involving brain injuries. These can be complicated legal matters and it is important that your attorney understands the complexity of brain injury issues. If you would like to speak with one of our attorneys about your situation, please contact our office to arrange a free consultation. It is extremely important to get a legal opinion before signing any insurance settlement.

Providing for a patient with a severe brain injury

A severe traumatic brain injury or brain stem injury is obvious. Following the accident that caused the head trauma the patient may need lifetime attendant care or nursing care, is comatose, or is on life support. Our attorneys work with medical, life-care, and economic experts to calculate the full loss to the victim and family, and the cost of life-time care adjusted for inflation. Not only the size of the settlement or verdict, but the way in which it is structured will determine whether the accident victim will be able to live with dignity.

Diagnosing a mild traumatic brain injury

Mild brain damage may result in memory loss, inability to concentrate, personality changes, or depression - - changes that are confusing and discouraging for the victim and family. Emergency room doctors are typically focused on surgical and orthopedic injuries. Doctors often fail to diagnose mild cases of traumatic brain injury. Although you never lost consciousness or had an abnormal CAT scan, your head trauma may have resulted in brain damage. It is important you are seen by qualified medical professionals and get the proper diagnosis and treatment.

Car accidents, construction falls, pedestrian and bike accidents can cause brain injuries

Any blow to the head can result in a traumatic brain injury. Our lawyers are prepared to handle a wide variety of personal injury claims. A large share of our practice is devoted to helping victims of motor vehicle accidents and providing free help with no fault insurance.
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It is important, in order to recover all benefits you are entitled to and to get the proper medical care, to have any attorney with the appropriate experience review your case as soon as possible after an accident. If you would like to speak with a member of our firm, contact our office and arrange a free consultation.

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