If you or a loved one suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) during a personal injury incident, you already know the impact these injuries can have. Suffering from a brain injury is never easy. A TBI can be straining on a person's physical, psychological, and financial health. A TBI can also make it difficult to work, resume your everyday activities, and enjoy a long and active life.
After a brain injury, your future can depend on the treatment you receive and your ability to pay for the treatment that you need. That's why you should consult with a lawyer about getting the compensation you deserve. The medical bills and lost wages, in addition to the pain and suffering, are not something you should have to deal with alone.
Consult a San Gabriel traumatic brain injury lawyer at Tim D. Wright if you are suffering from a head injury due to an automobile accident or any other accident.
What Is a Traumatic Brain Injury?
The definition of a traumatic brain injury is "a disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or penetrating head injury." These injuries include:
TBIs range from mild to severe with varying symptoms and degrees of prognosis.
Minor traumatic brain injuries typically affect an individual for a short period of time before they make a complete recovery. More severe traumatic brain injuries can cause bruising, torn tissue, bleeding, and other physical damage that causes long-lasting problems or death.
What Kinds of Brain Injury Claims Does Tim D. Wright Handle?
Our brain injury attorneys take on all kinds of cases involving brain injuries that were caused by another party's negligence. Some of the most common kinds of TBI claims we handle include:
Car, Truck, and Motorcycle Accidents
Motor vehicle accidents are one of the most common causes of brain injuries in the United States. Car accidents are common and several result in head injuries. Truck accidents are less common, yet they involve devastating force that leads to an increased chance of a TBI. And motorcycle riders simply have little to no protection and can easily injure their head when they are struck or ejected from their bike.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents
Pedestrians and bicyclists are completely exposed when they are walking or cycling near roads. If a vehicle strikes a pedestrian, they are often thrown or crushed from the force of the vehicle. This impact often causes brain injuries in serious pedestrian or bicycle accidents.
Medical malpractice happens when a doctor, hospital, or other healthcare provider deviates from the standard of care, causing an injury to the patient. If the mistake causes a lack of oxygen to the brain, or fails to notice or treat an existing brain issue, a TBI can result.
Infant brain damage can happen during childbirth in particular circumstances that are naturally caused and also in circumstances involving negligence. The most common causes of birth injury TBIs are using an instrument like forceps with excessive force or asphyxiation when the brain is deprived of oxygen for too long.
Slip and Fall
When a person slips and falls from a slippery floor or broken staircase, they can easily hit their heads hard enough to result in a brain injury. Some falls are not serious and cause minor injuries. But some can be devastating and result in long lasting consequences and real pain and suffering.
Some workplaces and industries are known to be more hazardous than others. For example, an employee in the construction industry may sustain a brain injury at work from falling, being crushed, or during a car accident. In these situations, they may be able to recover compensation through workers' compensation benefits. If a party besides the employer was responsible, they may be able to receive additional compensation through a third-party personal injury claim.
Compensation for Damages from a Brain Injury
Receiving compensation for a brain injury that was not your fault can make all the difference for you and your family. For the most part, victims and their loved ones are dealing with mounting bills, stress, and an unclear future. If your traumatic brain injury is severe, you might be out of work for some time. In addition to medical expenses, you might be able to receive other compensation because of the accident.
Insurance providers will pay the least amount possible because they are in business to make money. They don't care about your injuries; they just care about their bottom lines. If you attempt to settle, you may not get sufficient compensation for past medical bills, never mind future medical bills and lost time from work.
The various kinds of compensation that you might receive include:
Traumatic brain injuries can be minor or severe and could have long recovery times. Compensation for long-lasting injuries will help you support yourself and your loved ones.
Get In Touch with a San Gabriel Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer
The attorneys of Tim D. Wright have the experience and resources needed to represent you in your traumatic brain injury case. We will fight on your behalf to recover the maximum compensation you and your loved ones are entitled to.
Don't make the mistake of dealing with insurance companies on your own. Hire experienced legal representation to protect you and your family member's rights.
I am very satisfied and thankful with Attorney Tim Wright and his whole team for taking care and handling my fathers personal injuries case. Thank you all very much your staff is amazing, very helpful.
The Law Offices of Tim D. Wright were awesome. They were professional, they kept an open communication with me through out the process. Big shout out to Sergio and Mercedes for being very helpful with my settlement.
Get a free consultation with our legal experts