Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries
Accidents that involve injuries to the brain or spinal cord can be devastating and life-changing. In addition to costly medical bills and years of recovery appointments, victims of these types of accidents can suffer catastrophic damages that impact their ability to walk, talk or cognitively process information needed to function in their daily life.
When accidents caused by negligence or wrongdoing lead to traumatic brain or spinal cord injuries, the effects can be even more devastating to both the individual and their family. At the law firm of Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro, our attorneys possess the extensive knowledge needed to represent victims of Central Nervous System injuries. Our winning attorneys have been advocating for brain and spinal cord injury survivors for over 40 years and will support you through every step of the legal process to help you seek justice for your accident.
Causes of Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries
Brain and spinal cord injuries are caused by direct external trauma to the head, neck, or spine. These types of injuries can be sustained in several different instances, such as:
- Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Medical and Surgical Complications
- Birth injuries
- Slip, Trip, and Falls
- Swimming Pool/Diving Accidents
- Intentional Violence
- Occupational Injuries
- Sports Injuries
Accidents leading to brain and spinal cord injuries occur every day, with some leading to permanent disabilities and life-altering consequences. Our attorneys at Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro are seasoned experts in knowing what information is necessary for these claims to secure a favorable outcome in court. We visit the scene of the accident to gather evidence and witness statements, as well as seek expert advice from medical professionals to assess the severity of your injury and seek fair compensation for all damages sustained.
Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Advocates
Victims of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries can experience a range of long-term health consequences.
Spinal Cord Injuries:
- spinal cord compression
- spinal fracture
- broken back
- herniated disc
Traumatic Brain Injuries:
- edema (swelling)
- skull fracture
- diffuse axonal injury
Any of these catastrophic injuries can have a global impact on an individual’s health: cognitively, physically, psychologically and emotionally. When a person suffers from any catastrophic injury due to negligence, the parties responsible need to be held accountable for the damages they caused.
Our team understands the sensitive nature of personal injury cases, particularly when permanent and disabling injuries are sustained. We provide the compassion and care you deserve when handling your claim to ensure you feel supported and educated on every aspect of your case from intake to resolution.
We Support All Victims of Traumatic Brain, Back and Spinal Cord Injuries
Every brain and spinal cord injury is unique. Regardless of whether your injury is classified as minor or severe, there is no standard in the number of issues that could arise from the damages caused. Victims of brain and spinal cord injuries can suffer a range of health conditions after their accident:
- inability to walk
- inability to stand
- memory loss
- loss of senses (taste, smell, etc.)
- personality changes
- chronic pain
- impulsive behaviors
It’s not uncommon for most brain and spinal cord injuries to require several different expensive treatments and procedures. Between emergency care, surgeries, frequent doctor’s visits, therapies, adaptive equipment and more, medical expenses can become exorbitant for the individuals and take a huge financial toll.
When our team assesses your case, we don’t just look at the obvious and immediate injuries from the accident. Our tactful attorneys delve deep into all aspects in which your accident has affected your life. Working with expert medical professionals in the field of your injury, we calculate pain and suffering based on a broad spectrum of consequences you have faced after your accident and may face in the future, to maximize rewards needed to get you back on your road to recovery.
Let Us Secure the Compensation You Deserve
It is a heartbreaking thought when individuals realize they might never be able to function as they once did or require constant care by others for the rest of their lives at the fault of someone else. Some of the symptoms of brain and spinal cord injuries are immediate, but others do not show up for years after the injury, extending the pain and suffering victims endure again and again.
Let us stand up for your rights against responsible parties who have led to your traumatic brain or spinal cord accident. Contact the law firm of Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro today for a free consultation to review your case and explore your options for seeking justice for all of your injuries.