Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury is among the most devastating injuries a person can suffer. In the most serious cases, the injury can lead to a loss of motor skills, as well as dramatic impairments to the ability to move, speak, and care for oneself. Traumatic brain injuries are too often the consequence of automobile or motorcycle accidents, slip and fall accidents, and injuries sustained playing full-contact sports, such as football and hockey.

While some brain injuries cause only mild dizziness, some difficulty concentrating, and lingering headaches, even seemingly minor brain injuries must be taken seriously, as the true extent of the injury may not be immediately evident. Only with comprehensive medical treatment can a brain injury be properly diagnosed and treated.

Residents of California, including Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties as well as throughout Arizona should contact the personal injury lawyers at Hodes Milman Liebeck if they have a case involving a traumatic brain injury, since the expense of caring for the injury and other associated costs can skyrocket very quickly.

Types of Brain Injury

Head and brain injuries fall into one of two categories: closed and open. A closed head injury is caused by an external force and results in brain damage without skull penetration. An open head injury is caused by a penetrating wound to the head and results in ripping or crushing of delicate brain tissue. These types of injuries can range in severity, from mild to traumatic. While a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cause significant changes in a person’s abilities, personality, or behavior, a mild brain injury can also have a tremendous impact on a person’s quality of life. However, an individual suffering from a mild brain injury typically appears to be fine to casual observers or acquaintances. As a result, many brain injury cases are extremely challenging from a legal standpoint. Fortunately, the brain injury attorneys at our Los Angeles area firm understand the unique complexities of brain injury cases and can help victims obtain appropriate compensation for their injuries.

Common Causes of Brain Injury

Some of the most common causes of brain injury include:

  • Auto accidents
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Assaults/violence
  • Birth injury
  • Sports injuries

Our brain injury attorneys serve California, including Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties as well as throughout Arizona. If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic brain injury due to another’s negligence, we can help protect your rights.

Brain Injury Claims

If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic brain injury as a result of another party’s negligent or careless actions, the brain injury attorneys at our Los Angeles or Phoenix firm can help you file a personal injury claim to pursue compensation for medical expenses, rehabilitation, attendant care, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. In the event that your loved one’s brain injury led to his or her death, we may be able to file a wrongful death claim to seek compensation for additional damages, such as loss of companionship, loss of benefits, and funeral expenses. Our brain injury attorneys understand the devastation that these types of injuries can cause, and we are committed to helping secure the best possible outcome for you and your family, as we have consistently done for countless clients throughout our firm’s history. Our record of successful verdicts and settlements demonstrates our determination to hold negligent parties accountable for the harm they have caused.

Contact Our Southern California Firm

For a review of your brain injury claim, contact our office today. Our brain injury attorneys serve California, including Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties as well as throughout Arizona. We offer free case reviews and will aggressively fight to obtain the compensation you are entitled to.

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