Damage to the brain often results in substantial injuries that remain with a person for the rest of his or her life. Injuries and symptoms associated with brain trauma include memory loss, tremors, slurred speech, seizures, and concussion. In the worst cases, brain trauma can cause one to slip into a coma or pass away. In the United States alone, traumatic brain injuries cause roughly 99,000 people annually to suffer long- term disability. Treating brain injuries can cause medical bills to skyrocket, and the cost of long-term care is often extremely expensive. The injuries may force you to take an extended leave of absence from work, which only furthers the financial damage from the accident.
If you were injured as a result of another person’s negligent behavior, you may be entitled to financial compensation to cover these substantial medical bills and other expenses. Negligent behavior can include activities such as driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failing to follow safety procedures on a construction site, or failing to properly conduct a medical operation. Whatever the cause of your injury, our lawyers at Fisher & Associates P.C. are fully committed to helping you obtain the maximum amount of financial compensation possible. We fight tirelessly to help increase our clients’ chances of successfully filing a claim or lawsuit against those responsible for causing or contributing to the injuries.
The brain controls vital body functions, critical thinking, memory, and balance. Injuries to it can be catastrophic to a person’s quality of life. Despite being protected by the skull, the brain is susceptible to damage from sudden blows, which can be sustained in a variety of ways, including but not limited to: