Do you believe you may have suffered an injury to your brain that could have been caused by someone else? Did someone’s negligence or recklessness directly lead to an injury you suffered? A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be one of the most devastating injuries a person suffers. Even a mild TBI can have lasting consequences. Belal Hamideh, a Southern California traumatic brain injury lawyer, can sit down with you for a free case evaluation to determine how to best help you.
How Can You Suffer a Traumatic Brain Injury?
Essentially, these can be suffered in any situation where the brain is injured through trauma. Most commonly, these accidents are a result of slip and fall accidents and vehicular accidents, in that order. However, they can occur in any action that results in a collision, a jolt, something that hurts the brain. It could be a result of an object falling on the head, debris, etc. If you believe that your brain has been injured, seek professional medical care immediately.
Can I Have a Traumatic Brain Injury if I Didn’t Hit My Head?
Yes. All it takes is an injury to your body that directly impacts your brain. For example, so many suffered a TBI due to whiplash from a vehicular accident. Their brain never hit anything external, not the back of the seat, the steering wheel, or anything else. Yet, because their body was struck so violently, it caused a traumatic injury to the brain. To put it very broadly, in whiplash, your brain can hit your skull, thus leading to a potentially very serious injury.
How Can I Tell If I Have a TBI?
If you feel like you may have been hurt after an accident, seek medical help. With many traumatic brain injuries, there may not be an open, visible wound. All the damage could be internal. That’s just one reason to reach out for help as soon as possible. Other signs of a TBI include nausea, dizziness, disorientation, headaches, confusion, depression, and struggles speaking, among others.
What Damages Can I Receive in a TBI Case?
For a TBI, you can recover economic and non-economic damages. Any medical bills that may come about as a result of your TBI, such as medications, therapy, the use of a walker, wages that you lost on account of being unable to work, etc., would all be economic damages. Non-economic damages cover loss of enjoyment in life, pain and suffering, and so forth.
How Can a Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer Help?
When you reach out to us, we can conduct a thorough, comprehensive investigation. We’ll find out exactly what happened. From there, we’ll put together the best possible case on your behalf, representing you as aggressively as possible. Between the initial free case evaluation through the successful completion of your case, we’ll communicate with you as much as possible, so that you always know the truth. You don’t pay unless we win. To schedule a free case evaluation, use the contact form at our site or call.