Attorneys that specialize in Traumatic Brain Injury cases.
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the result of a sudden blow to the head or a violent shaking of the head or body, which causes the brain to violently impact the skull. A traumatic brain injury can occur even without a loss of consciousness and can have devastating, life-changing affects.
At Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, P.C., we understand the devastation involved with traumatic brain injuries and we strive to offer compassionate yet aggressive representation for individuals and families affected by these types of personal injuries.
Brain Injury Symptoms
In some cases of head injury, the damage to the brain may not be immediately apparent to the victim or to their family and friends.
Brain injury symptoms can range from subtle to extreme headaches, confusion, memory loss, dizziness, drowsiness, loss of consciousness, seizures and a change in behavior. If you or someone you love has suffered a blow to the head and begin to experience any of the listed symptoms, medical treatment should be sought immediately.
Learn more about the symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury from the Alzheimer’s Association.
Victims of Head and Brain Injuries Need Immediate Medical Treatment
With a traumatic head injury, getting the proper medical care in a timely fashion can be very important to a patient’s recovery. Consequently, if you or someone you know has suffered from a head injury, it is vital to seek capable and expert medical treatment immediately.
Treatments for head injuries include diagnostic evaluations, surgery, drugs and rehabilitation. In severe cases, several different specialists must work together to provide complete and comprehensive care and treatment, which may involve long-term care.
Common Complications Caused by Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injury of any kind can cause serious, life-altering complications including:
- Cognitive problems which can include difficulty concentrating, organizing thoughts and learning new information. Some individuals with brain injuries become easily confused and experience memory loss and may experience difficulty in solving problems, making decisions and planning.
- Communication problems, which can include difficulty forming sentences, finding words and describing things.
- Behavior problems, which are also referred to as executive function impairments. This affects an individual’s ability to take care of him/herself, maintain normal social relationships and engage in a normal course of employment.
- Vegetative state or coma which is one of the most severe brain injury complications aside from death.
Treating TBI can be a lengthy, and costly, proposition. Find out what it takes to recover from a Traumatic Brain Injury, visit the Brain Injury Association of America.
How a Brain Injury Lawyer Can Help
Personal injury lawsuits involving traumatic brain injuries can be extremely difficult and emotional for all parties involved. That is why it is so important to hire an experienced personal injury lawyer who specializes in brain injury cases. At Lipsig, Shapey, Manus & Moverman, P.C., our NY lawyers for brain injuries fight tirelessly to find out who or what caused the injury and fights tirelessly to ensure all responsible parties are held accountable for their actions.
Contact A Brain Injury Lawyer Today
All personal injury suits are subject to a statute of limitations. This limits the time a traumatic brain injury victim has to file a claim, which is why you should contact a brain injury attorney immediately upon your suspecting that you may have grounds for a lawsuit.
Our qualified attorneys will help you determine if there has been a traumatic brain injury, and whether it was directly related to another party’s negligence or wrongdoing. We will take immediate action to get you compensation. You may be entitled to recover damages for pain and suffering, past and future medical expenses, past and future loss of earnings, the cost of future care and loss of services.
Traumatic Brain Injury Wrongful Deaths
If your loved one dies as the result of a traumatic brain injury, you may be eligible to recover compensation for your losses by filing a wrongful death claim. We work on a contingency basis, which means that you don’t pay a cent until you receive compensation, at which point you are charged a percentage of the settlement. There is no fee for our services unless a recovery is won.
Individuals who have suffered from their involvement in a traumatic brain accidents have legal rights that will be protected and upheld by a skilled, aggressive New York brain injury attorney from our firm. Losses due to a slip and fall accident may be eligible for financial compensation. Contact our offices to schedule a complimentary consultation with an attorney today.