A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a penetrating or concussive head wound that causes damage to the brain and disrupts its normal function. TBIs occur when the head violently and suddenly hits an object. Nichols Injury Law has tried TBI cases that dealt with the numerous medical and legal issues that arise in these types of cases. We are dedicated to pursuing the maximum financial compensation for you and your family.
What types of damages can victims and their families expect when involved in Traumatic Brain Injury?
No amount of money can fully compensate someone for the pain they suffer as a result of a traumatic brain injury. However, as a victim of a TBI, you are entitled to damages to compensate for severe and permanent injuries sustained as a result. Those loses may include medical expenses, funeral costs, lost wages, and other damages that a jury sees fit to award. You need a firm that has experience trying these types of cases in court before real juries, not just settling them for pennies on the dollar.
There are two basic types of brain injuries: Open & closed head injuries. In open head injuries, the skull is fractured. A closed head injury does not involve a skull fracture, but these injuries can be even more serious because the brain may swell or form blood clots under the skull. After any impact to the head, it is important to seek medical attention. Even an injury with minor symptoms could potentially have serious consequences if ignored. Symptoms of complications you should be alert to and take seriously after you have sustained a head injury include: