When a person suffers a traumatic brain injury, many afflictions go past that of physical difficulty. The human brain is also responsible for controlling a person’s social and emotional character. A traumatic brain injury can result in the possibility of the undergoing the following difficulties:
- Personality change
- Emotional fluctuations
- A lack of motivation
- Anger or irritability
Undergoing these symptoms will not only affect a traumatic brain injury victim. These injuries can also affect the victim’s family and loved ones. In the worst circumstances, a person suffering from these conditions can also face losing his or her job based on the inability to maintain a stable emotional state.
Filing a Traumatic Brain Injury Claim
Some of the most common cases of traumatic brain injuries have been through the (direct or indirect) cause of another party. Typically, the other party acted negligently which resulted in the injury. The following is a limited list of a few of the most common forms in which a person can suffer a traumatic brain injury by cause of someone else:
- An impaired motorist drove above the speed limit which caused a vehicle collision
- A city failed to provide an unobstructed walkway for students who use the crosswalk regularly, causing the students to be invisible from oncoming traffic
- A surgeon acted negligently when conducting a head operation
- A property owner was negligent in ensuring that the premises was free from hazards
- A company was negligentin ensuring that its workers were safe from danger
If you or someone you know has suffered a traumatic brain injury due to the negligence of another party, consult with a qualified attorney who can guide you through the process of filing for a claim. An experienced personal injury attorney who is specialized in brain injury litigation can champion on your behalf and ensure that your claim has the best opportunity at being successful.
One of the most important factors to consider when filing for a claim is ensuring that your claim follows your state’s statute of limitations. Every state has established a time frame in which a victim is allowed to file a claim. In the State of California, different statute of limitations have been established that will vary depending on the nature of the injury. Consult with a qualified and specialized attorney who can ensure that your claim is processed in a timely manner.
Obtain the Legal Support of a Qualified Attorney
Traumatic Brain injury claims can be complex and often present unwarranted stress. If you or someone you care for is the victim of a traumatic brain injury, it is important to recognize that medical care can be expensive and can quite possibly turn to be a lifelong expense. Speak to a specialized attorney who can help you recover those costs and offer the possibility of seeking compensation for other grievances you have endured.
Attorney Justin H. King has extensive litigation experience in the field of traumatic brain injuries. If you or someone you know has suffered a traumatic brain injury caused by the negligence of another, there may be an opportunity to seek compensation. The injuries sustained from a traumatic brain injury can leave you with lifelong consequences. It is vital to obtain the support of a qualified attorney who can champion for your rights. Attorney H. King has extensive experience in dealing with personal injury litigation. Lastly, personal injury claims are time sensitive; contact the support of a professional attorney as soon as possible.