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A brain injury is one of the worst injuries a person can suffer. Whether minor or major, brain injuries often have long-lasting effects and can cause difficulties for the rest of the victim’s life. If you or a loved one have suffered a brain injury due to someone else’s negligence, reach out to Frish Law Group, APLC immediately. Our Woodland hills brain injury lawyers have the knowledge and experience necessary to help you obtain the compensation you are owed.
Common Causes of Brain Injuries
Brain injuries can occur in a variety of situations, and no one is immune from them. Typically, a brain injury is caused by some form of impact to the head or neck.
The most common causes of brain injuries include:
- Car accidents
- Slips and falls
- Physical assault
- Sports injuries
- Being struck by falling objects
- Blast injuries
- Medical malpractice
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) refers to a bump, jolt, or blow to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the brain’s normal functioning. TBI is a major cause of disability and death in the U.S. Those who survive a TBI face effects anywhere from a few days to the rest of their lives, depending on the severity of the injury.
TBIs are divided into 2 distinct classifications, including:
- Penetrating injury – occurs when an object penetrates brain tissue
- Non-penetrating injury – occurs when an external force causes the brain to move within the skull
There are numerous impairments that can result from TBI, whether penetrating or non-penetrating, including problems with thinking, memory, movement, speech, vision, and hearing. Other physical effects include nausea or dizziness, sudden headaches, drowsiness, and loss of balance. Victims might also experience emotional issues, including depression, mood swings, and personality changes. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms of a brain injury, ensure that you see a doctor as soon as possible.
Compensation for Brain Injury Victims
When a brain injury is the result of someone else’s negligence, the victim is usually entitled to receive some form of compensation, even if they were partially at fault. With the assistance of our attorneys at Frish Law Group, APLC, you can recover money for a variety of losses you have sustained.
There are several damages you could receive full compensation for, including:
- Medical bills
- Therapy expenses
- Lost wages
- Emotional distress
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
Call Today to Begin Your Claim
Generally, you only have 2 years to file a personal injury claim for any brain injuries that you have incurred. To ensure you do not miss the deadline and receive the compensation you deserve, contact Frish Law Group, APLC right away. We can carefully evaluate your case, determine all liable parties, and file a claim for 100% of what you are owed.