Millions of Americans have been involved in accidents which have led them to suffer Traumatic Brain injuries. The effects of Traumatic Brain Injuries can be debilitating and in most cases, long term. Victims of this type of injury and their families often struggle to cope with the effects of traumatic brain injuries, as it can cause physical and cognitive disabilities, behavioral changes, loss of independence and changes in personality in the victim. If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury due to the actions or negligence of another person, our San Francisco legal team is ready to help you take legal action.
Our team of San Francisco brain injury lawyers has spent years working on local cases related to personal injury, giving us the experience necessary to take on a variety of injury claims, no matter how complex. We will help you to identify all potentially liable parties in the accident which has caused you such an injury, gather the needed evidence, and aggressively represent you for the compensation you deserve towards offsetting your past, present and future medical care, lost income, emotional distress and all other damages which you may have suffered.
If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident that was caused due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another party, then you may be entitled to financial compensation aimed at offsetting the cost incurred in treating the injury sustained, as well as compensation for future medical care due to traumatic brain injury. In a brain injury case, you may be able to win compensation for economic damages which are also referred to as objectively verifiable losses and non-economic damages which can also be referred to as intangible losses.
The majority of traumatic brain injury accidents leave victims with long standing repercussions, such as a loss of independence, that lead to additional financial and even physical hardship. In cases like these, it is our singular goal to help you get the compensation you require to offset these costs and additional hardships. Your legal claim may be tailored to include compensation for all medical expenses, including prescription medication, transportation to appointments, rehabilitation and physical therapy costs, diagnostic imaging, speech therapy, psychiatric services, the cost of new equipment to improve your mobility and functionality following an accident, and more. Your claim may also include a demand for repayment of lost wages and loss of employment, as well as other non medical costs such as cooking and home upkeep that you may be experiencing following your accident.
A victim may also be able to claim non-economic damages such as emotional pain and suffering which they have undergone as a direct result of the accident.
In a brain damage claim, an attorney will need to present all of the evidence needed by the court to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the victim indeed suffered from the condition in the aftermath of the accident, and as a result of the accident. Some of the evidence which will be needed includes medical records of the victim, CT scans and other diagnostic imaging, proof of lost benefits, proof of medical bills and other related costs such as prescription medicine, transportation to doctor’s office, police reports, receipts and invoices from physical therapists, home care, home modification installations and other expenses incurred in relation to the injury.You should begin keeping a close record of all costs and receipts from the time of your accident onward and should immediately seek medical attention in order to help create a timeline of events that your attorney can relay in order to prove your claims. If you or a loved one has experienced a significant change in lifestyle and living conditions following an accident that caused traumatic brain injury, call our San Francisco office today to learn more about how our attorneys can help you reach the compensation you deserve.