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If you or a loved one was involved in an accident that resulted in a traumatic brain injury, you must pursue compensation as soon as possible. At the Hines Law Firm, our traumatic brain injury lawyers can help you fight for the compensation you deserve, every step of the way. We will build a strong case that will prove liability and hold the negligent party responsible for the damage they have caused.

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How Can a Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer Help?

After an accident that results in a traumatic brain injury, you or a loved one must contact the Hines Law Firm to speak with an experienced traumatic brain injury lawyer as soon as possible. Our legal team knows what it takes to build a strong case that will hold the negligent party responsible for your accident-related damages. 

They can also help by:

  • Investigating the accident 
  • Gathering evidence 
  • Interviewing witnesses
  • Consulting with experts
  • Assessing damages
  • Filing paperwork 
  • Handling all interactions with the insurance company or defense attorney 
  • Filing a lawsuit on your behalf if the insurance company refuses to make a reasonable settlement offer
  • Representing you in court

During this challenging time, let our traumatic brain injury attorneys handle every aspect of your claim so you can focus on your recovery and moving on with your life. We will work tirelessly to ensure you recover maximum compensation for your losses and hold the negligent party accountable for the harm you have suffered.

What Types Of Accidents Cause Traumatic Brain Injuries?

Traumatic brain injuries often involve sudden blows or jolts to the head or a penetrating head injury. 
Accidents that can cause traumatic brain injuries include:

Auto Accidents

Car accidents, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents, and pedestrian accidents are frequent causes of TBIs. The force of impact or sudden deceleration can cause the brain to collide with the inside of the skull, leading to injury.

Slip and Falls

Falls are a leading cause of traumatic brain injuries, especially among older adults and young children. Falling and striking the head on a hard surface or sustaining a whiplash injury can result in a TBI.

Sports Injuries

Playing contact sports such as football, soccer, or hockey, can result in a traumatic brain injury due to collisions, tackles, falls, or blows to the head.

Workplace Accidents

Injuries sustained in construction accidents, industrial accidents, falls from heights, or being struck by falling objects can result in TBIs. 

Penetrating Head Injuries

Sharp objects can penetrate the skull and cause traumatic brain injuries.

Recreational Accidents

Accidents that occur during recreational activities such as horseback riding, skateboarding, or diving into shallow water can result in traumatic brain injuries.

Medical Negligence

Traumatic brain injuries may occur due to medical negligence during procedures, surgeries, or treatments, resulting in oxygen deprivation, hemorrhage, or other complications affecting the brain.

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Different Types Of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries can vary in severity and type, depending on the nature and extent of the injury.

Concussions

A concussion is the most common and mildest type of traumatic brain injury. This type of injury usually occurs due to a sudden blow or jolt to the head.

Contusion

A contusion is a bruise or bleeding on the brain’s surface resulting from direct impact or shaking of the head.

Coup-Contrecoup Injury

This type of brain injury involves contusions on both the side of the brain directly impacted by the force and the opposite side of the brain, where the brain rebounds and strikes the skull.

Diffuse Axonal Injury

A diffuse axonal injury can occur when the brain rapidly shifts inside the skull, causing widespread damage to nerve fibers.

Penetrating Injury

Penetrating injuries occur when a foreign object penetrates the skull and damages brain tissue.

Diffuse Traumatic Brain Injury

This type of brain injury involves widespread damage to brain tissue due to diffuse shearing and stretching of axons, blood vessels, and nerve fibers.

What Are the Symptoms of a TBI?

The symptoms of a traumatic brain injury can vary widely depending on the severity of the injury and the specific area of the brain affected.

Common symptoms associated with a brain injury include:

  • Headache
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dizziness or loss of balance
  • Sensitivity to light or noise
  • Blurred vision
  • Fatigue 
  • Difficulty sleeping or sleeping more than usual
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Slurred speech
  • Difficulty understanding or processing information
  • Mood swings
  • Irritability 
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Changes in personality
  • Tinnitus 
  • Changes in taste or smell
  • Double vision

What Damages Is a TBI Victim Entitled to?

After sustaining a traumatic brain injury due to the negligence of another, the accident victim may be entitled to the following types of economic and non-economic damages:

  • Pain and suffering 
  • Past and future medical care costs 
  • Property damage 
  • Lost wages
  • Loss of consortium 
  • Loss of quality of life
  • Loss of earning capacity 
  • Loss of enjoyment of life 
  • Emotional distress 
  • Scarring and disfigurement 
  • Permanent disability

Your traumatic brain injury lawyer will consult with experts to determine the value of your claim and what the cost of future medical care will be. This will ensure they pursue every penny of compensation you’re owed.

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If you were injured in an accident or incident that resulted in a traumatic brain injury, contact a traumatic brain injury lawyer at the Hines Law Firm today to schedule a free consultation. Let our legal team guide you through the complex legal process, every step of the way and recover the compensation you deserve, as soon as possible. Contact us today to learn more.