Accidents that involve injuries to the brain 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 lives.
When accidents caused by negligence or wrongdoing lead to traumatic brain injuries, the effects can be even more devastating to the victims and their families. At the law firm of Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro, LLP, our attorneys possess the extensive knowledge needed to represent victims of central nervous system injuries. Our winning attorneys have been advocating for brain injury survivors for over 35 years and will support you through every step of the legal process to help you seek justice for your accident.
Causes of Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries are caused by a sudden impact to the head or penetration of the skull. These types of injuries can be sustained in several different instances, such as:
Accidents leading to brain injuries occur every day, with some leading to permanent disabilities and life-altering consequences. Our New York brain injury attorneys at Salenger, Sack, Kimmel & Bavaro, LLP know what information is necessary to secure a favorable outcome in court for these claims. We gather evidence and seek expert advice from medical professionals to assess the severity of your injury. Our goal is to seek fair compensation for all damages sustained.
Types of Traumatic Brain Injury
Victims of traumatic brain injuries can experience a range of long-term health consequences, including:
- 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 brain injury lawyers in New York understand 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.
The Long-Term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injuries
Every brain 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 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 brain injuries to require several different expensive treatments and procedures. Between emergency care, surgeries, frequent doctor visits, therapies, adaptive equipment, and more, medical expenses can become exorbitant for the individuals, taking a huge financial toll.
When our firm assesses your case, we don’t just look at the obvious and immediate injuries from the accident. Our tactful NY brain injury attorneys delve deeply 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 awards needed to get you back on your road to recovery.
Let Us Secure the Compensation You Deserve
It is heartbreaking when individuals realize they may 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 injuries are immediate, but others do not show up for years after the injury, extending the pain and suffering victims endure
Let us stand up for your rights against responsible parties whose actions have led to your traumatic brain accident.
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