It’s become kind of ingrained in our society to link traumatic brain injuries with some kind of huge dramatic accident. Such as a car crash or an assault. However, according to the CDC, the most Common Causes of Brain Injury are falls. Whatever the cause, whether the injury occurs from a fall, accident, or some unknown event – brain injuries are extremely serious. Losing even a small portion of brain function be can be a lifelong malady severely crippling one’s ability to live the fullest life possible. That is why it is important when suffering from these kinds of injuries, you hire an injury lawyer.
Brain injuries can vary in severity. Sometimes a victim will recover all their faculties within a relatively small period of time. Or the injury can be so severe they will suffer from the time of the injury occurred until the end of their life. Whatever the case, it is important to fight hard to find the cause of the injury. And furthermore, who is ultimately responsible for the event leading up to the injury. If it’s a car accident then it need to be determined who the at-fault party is.
It doesn’t necessarily have to be the other driver – it may be the manufacturer of the car, or the city who maintains the roads. If the injury happens due to a fall, then it needs to be determined as to why the victim fell. Was the sidewalk a danger to the public? Was the carpet in a particular building not secured in the proper manner and someone tripped and fell? Should the snow in front of the store have been shoveled? These are all very important questions to be asked so the responsible parties are held to task.
Are you suffering from injuries? Contact an injury lawyer today!
The only way to protect yourself or a loved one, is to partner with an attorney who understands the complexities the laws inside and out in order to best represent you.
A lot of people are afraid to ask the tough questions. They see it as a tragic accident that just happened and the consequences as dire, but something that just has to be accepted. Don’t think that way. A brain injury can change your life in an instant and if there is recompense to be had, you owe it to yourself to seek it out and be armed with the best attorney to help achieve that end.
To find out more about getting what you deserve, please contact us and we’ll let you know what your options are. Don’t accept that the consequences of a brain injury are something you have to suffer alone.