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Few things compare to the harrowing nature of a traumatic brain injury. The road to recovery can be equally painful, causing you physical, emotional, and financial distress. Worse still is the reality that your suffering may be occurring through no fault of your own.
Some of Birmingham’s industries, like steel manufacturing, might see dangerous on the job conditions. Some activities, like driving, are dangerous in general. You could face a brain injury as a result.
At Morgan & Morgan, our team of brain injury attorneys have seen a wide variety of head injuries and will know the best way to proceed with your claim. The attorney you choose can make or break your case, and your future is too important to leave in the hands of just any attorney. Contact us to find out more about how one of our attorneys can help you recover the compensation you may be entitled to.
Components of a Brain Injury Lawsuit
A traumatic brain injury occurs when an individual suffers a bump, bruise, or jolt to the head, according to the Centers for Disease Control. This can take place in a car accident, with heavy machinery, and more. If you would like to file a successful brain injury claim, your attorney must prove your injury, and that it was caused by the negligence of another.
This is particularly true when your brain injury was the result of negligence on the part of medical professional. For example, a doctor must be shown to have a duty of care to their patient, they breached that duty, and an injury was the direct result. Then, and only then, can you receive compensation for your brain injury.
TBI Can Be Devastating
A healthy brain is a key part of functioning normally on a day-to-day basis. When the brain is injured, functioning normally becomes more difficult because of the effects a brain injury has. Some of TBI’s most devastating effects include:
- Headaches and difficulty concentrating
- Personality changes
- Psychological changes
- Loss of memory
This is just the tip of the iceberg. TBI can cause many other symptoms that disrupt your daily life, and get in the way of you being yourself.
Who is Responsible?
Responsibility is sometimes difficult to determine, but can include healthcare professionals, motorists, employers, landlords, and more. A slippery staircase or a deadly machine can turn another day on the job or a trip to the grocery store into a nightmare, through no fault of your own.
Similarly, a trip to the doctor for a routine operation might end in disaster, leaving you with few options for recourse. Our attorneys are adept at determining negligence, and how best to build a case around an individual’s breach of duty of care or other expectations society places upon them.
Reasons to Consider Filing Suit
Filing suit can be a difficult decision, but it can also bring physical and financial relief to a beleaguered TBI victim. At Morgan & Morgan, our attorneys understand the care and attention required for a brain injury case, and are ready to help you fight for your compensation.
If you or a loved one has experienced a TBI, or any type of brain injury, our Birmingham attorneys can help try and get you justice for another’s negligence. Fill out our free, no-risk case evaluation form if you’re ready today.