Traumatic Brain injuries can occur more than many people would like to admit, and it refers to brain injuries along with closed head injuries affecting an approximate of two million people a year. The treatment for these injuries can be very complex and can relate to a variety of symptoms from memory loss to disorientation, dizziness, slurred speech, impairments in thinking, headaches and even pain. You don’t need to be unconscious or knocked out for you to have a traumatic injury, as a matter of fact, mild impairments or head injuries can result in issues with thinking, reasoning, and behavior serious enough to impact a person’s ability.
Damages for TBI
Different jurisdictions describe the damages in various ways, yet damages normally include the harmed individual’s medical expenses, pain and suffering, and reduced quality of life. Traffic accidents such as vehicle collisions are a major cause of personal injury cases that personal injury lawyers in Miami handle. Moreover, the nature of motor vehicle collisions can pose a serious risk of traumatic brain injury (TBI).
How to Win a TBI Case
To win a TBI personal injury case, the individual claiming damages must establish the other party is at fault for the accident and is therefore liable for the harm and damages they have caused. This is the duty of personal injury lawyers in Miami. In cases where the result of the injury is a permanent disability, it is generally not difficult to establish that a serious brain injury occurred because it is visible. However, this is not always the case with mild TBIs (MTBI) such as a concussion. The symptoms and outcome of TBIs vary drastically by case. In addition to the injury caused at the time of the accident, victims of motor vehicle collisions that fail to seek proper treatment, can be further injured from the events that follow the accident. Therefore, if you experience any of the symptoms of a TBI or MTBI because of a traffic collision in Miami, it is essential that you seek medical treatment and an excellent personal injury lawyer immediately to pursue the damages you may be entitled to.
What to do after a TBI
Most people make the mistake of delaying a medical visit after a traffic accident. The defendant or insurance company will use this mistake to undermine the severity of your injuries and may try to claim your injuries are not a result of the accident. Hiring a personal injury attorney in Miami is the most important step towards winning a TBI case. The attorney will use the relevant information about the accident (medical records, insurance information, police report, photos/videos, etc.) that you provide to establish the value of your case and negotiate a settlement in your favor. PereGonza The Attorneys is a group of highly knowledgeable and experienced personal injury lawyers in Miami with the resources and determination to secure the compensation for your injuries. Please contact us for a free consultation at (786) 650-0202 or by e-mail at personalinjury@PereGonza.com.
Article by: Mark Mata