Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injuries, also known as TBI‘s, are extremely dangerous. People who suffer
traumatic brain injuries often have to live with long-term side effects. These side effects can
cause emotional, physical, or long-term financial distress.
You may be entitled to financial compensation if you or your loved one has suffered a traumatic
brain injury because of someone else’s actions or neglect. Reach out to the traumatic brain
injury legal experts at our law firm today to discuss the specifics of your case.
Incidences That Often Lead to Traumatic Brain Injuries in California
Traumatic brain injuries can occur from a variety of different accidents. Whether you are struck
in the head with a blunt force object, fall and land on your head, receive a violent jolt, or have an
object penetrate your skull, a traumatic brain injury can have long-term consequences or even
lead to death.
In the state of California, people often suffer from traumatic brain injuries due to one of the
● Slips and falls
● Motor vehicle accidents
● Violent assaults
● Assault with a deadly weapon
● Injured while playing sports
● Concussive blast or explosion
● Being struck in the head by a falling object
If you or your loved ones have been the victim of one of the above crimes or accidents, it is time
to reach out to the legal experts at our law firm.
Traumatic Brain Injury Victims and Their Right to Fair Compensation
If your traumatic brain injury was caused by someone else’s actions, inactions, or neglect, you
have the right to seek financial compensation for your injuries. The following highlight some of
the damages you may be entitled to:
● Medical expenses: This includes your past, present, and projected future medical costs
associated with your injuries.
● Other out-of-pocket costs that might be related to your injuries.
● Loss of income: If your injuries prevented you from earning an income, you are entitled
to sue for lost wages. Additionally, if your injuries have left you unable to return to work,
you can sue for long-term loss of wages.
● Pain and suffering, including physical pain, emotional distress, diminished quality of
living, and loss of companionship if your injuries caused such stress on your personal
● You may also be entitled to punitive damages from the at-fault party and legal costs.
● Additionally, if the accident that gave your loved one the traumatic head injury eventually
proved fatal to said loved one, you may be entitled to wrongful death compensation as
While there are never guarantees that you will receive the settlement you deserve, your best
chance of receiving fair compensation for you or your loved ones' traumatic brain injury is to
partner with a skilled personal injury attorney. That is where the experts at our law firm come in.
Contact us today to go over the details of your case, and our team will be able to explain what
damages you should pursue.
How Our Law Firm Helps Victims of Traumatic Brain Injuries and Their
Families in California
If you are wondering how our personal injury attorneys at our law firm can help you in your
specific case, let us explain. Every traumatic brain injury and associated accident is unique and
requires a different legal approach when it comes to seeking financial compensation.
At our law firm, we start by hearing your whole story from you and your family. Then, we move
on to the investigation process.
During the investigation process, we gather as much evidence for your case as possible,
including but not limited to speaking to witnesses, gathering photographic and video evidence,
obtaining police or medical records, and gathering any other relevant information we can find.
We will also help you identify the liable party for your injuries. For example, the responsible
party may be a business owner, an organization, or an insurance company, or it may be a single
person who could be at fault for your injuries.
If needed, we will help you prepare insurance claims and deal with the sneaky tactics the
insurance companies may use to short-change you on the compensation you deserve.
Our team will also handle all negotiations when it comes to getting you your financial settlement.
If, for some reason, we aren’t able to get you a fair settlement, we can take your case to court.
In court, we will argue on your behalf to get you every penny you deserve for your injuries.
Frequently Asked Questions About Traumatic Brain Injury Cases
What steps can I take to help make my traumatic brain injury claim more successful?
The most important thing you can do after a traumatic brain injury is seek proper medical
attention. If you have not already done this, contact a medical professional now. You may think
you can handle your injuries at home, but this is unlikely. Some traumatic brain injuries have
subtle symptoms that you may overlook right away. You need medical expert advice on your
injury. Additionally, you will need medical records for your case.
Once you have sought medical care for your traumatic brain injury, you must follow your
doctor’s recommendation and treatment to the letter. Failure to do this will weaken your claim as
the opposition party can state your injuries were made worse by your failure to follow medical
Can I sue for my traumatic brain injury if it happened on the job?
This is not a black and white, yes or no answer. In many cases, if you receive a traumatic brain
injury on the job, you may be able to seek additional financial compensation. However, there are
some mitigating factors that might prevent you from seeking compensation for your injuries. One
of these mitigating factors is your Workmen’s Compensation insurance status. To obtain better
clarification on your case's strength, contact us today to discuss your options in detail.
Who can I sue for my traumatic brain injury?
This depends on the at-fault party. Our legal experts will investigate every aspect of your case
and help you identify the liable party or parties for your injury. Depending on your specific
accident, there could be several different responsible parties.
For example, if you were injured in a motor vehicle accident, it is possible that the driver of the
other vehicle could be liable, or the local government could be held culpable if they fail to
maintain roads and walkways properly, etc.
If you were injured on a private property, the property owner may be liable, or a member of their
staff might be. If you were a victim of a violent assault, the perpetrator can be held financially
liable in addition to other legal claims you can make.
Again, contact us today to discuss the specifics of your case to help select the liable party for
your traumatic brain injury.