A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can change your life. A lot can change, including your ability to carry out activities of everyday life or resume your job. In addition, you may have extensive medical costs after a traumatic brain injury. You likely feel overwhelmed, and probably the last thing you want to think about right now is legal action. The good news is you don’t have to do it alone.
You may be able to recover compensation from those responsible for your traumatic brain injury. A Stockbridge traumatic brain injury lawyer from Kaine Law is ready to assist you with your case.
How Serious Are Traumatic Brain Injuries?
Traumatic brain injuries can be life-threatening. They happen when there is immediate damage to the brain, often through some sort of forceful blow. They can cause damage to brain tissue and increase the pressure inside the rigid cavity of the skull.
Because the brain controls how your body functions, traumatic brain injuries can alter your ability to function after they occur. You might experience changes in your ability to think or communicate with others. Sometimes, emergency medical interventions are necessary to save your life.
Traumatic brain injuries can happen in a variety of circumstances. For example, car accidents or collisions can cause traumatic brain injuries. A significant fall can result in a TBI as well.
Other times, traumatic brain injuries can happen due to sports or acts of violence.
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Actions After a Traumatic Brain Injury
The most important thing after a traumatic brain injury is to get the medical treatment you need. Prompt medical treatment can be life-saving and increase your chances of a better recovery.
From the beginning, keeping track of your treatment and related medical bills can be helpful. You can consider reaching out to an attorney for help with your case if you are interested in taking legal action. An attorney can help you understand your legal options for receiving compensation after your traumatic brain injury.
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What Compensation Can I Get in a Traumatic Brain Injury Case?
Typically, the more severe your traumatic brain injury, the more you may be able to recover compensation. Once we’ve had a chance to review your case, we might be able to provide you with a rough estimate of what you could receive in compensation.
Compensation can help to cover your costs from the traumatic brain injury. For example, it could help to cover your medical bills, including follow-up treatment and long-term care. It could also cover costs related to the income you lost while you could not work.
Depending on your unique circumstance, you might pursue compensation from more than one person or group based on who was responsible for the accident.
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How Can a Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer Help Me With My Case?
Traumatic brain injury lawyers specialize in handling cases just like yours. They will be alert to the unique details of your case and will be able to advise you about the choices you have available to you. Depending on your decision, your lawyer can help you take legal action in your traumatic brain injury case.
They will handle the paperwork and details of your case and work to negotiate a settlement that helps give you the compensation you need. Ideally, you and the responsible party can reach an agreement outside court. If your case goes to trial, your lawyer will also walk you through this process.
Costs of Hiring a Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer
The perk of working with our team at Kaine Law is that we use a contingency fee structure. We will only charge you for our legal help if you successfully recover compensation in your case.
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What Is the Deadline for Filing a Traumatic Brain Injury Lawsuit?
In Georgia, under O.C.G.A. § 9-3-33, you have about two years to file personal injury lawsuits. While it may be possible to settle your case outside of court, a lawsuit could be a possible outcome in the situation. Understand that the deadline for a lawsuit can come quicker than you think.
Suppose you are interested or think you may want to pursue a traumatic brain injury lawsuit. In that case, it can be helpful to consult with an attorney as soon as possible after you experience the injury.
What Our Clients Have To Say
Our legal team at Kaine Law has decades of legal experience. We fight for our clients to help them maximize their compensation after difficult events. Here’s what just a few of our clients have had to say after working with us:
- “Evan represented me for a medical claim producing wonderful results. The settlement was right on time, and he made sure I was fairly compensated. Excellent work.” ~ L.A.
- “When I got hurt, I didn’t know what to do. I contacted Evan and I’m glad that I did. He came to visit me in the hospital and gave me the comfort and confidence that I wanted in my attorney. He’s a fighter.” ~ J.L.
- “I was in an accident where my car was totaled and I required treatment for injuries. JD Holt was my attorney and he and his team were fantastic throughout the process. Would HIGHLY recommend. J.D. knows the law and truly cares about the best interests of his clients and will go to bat to fight for those interests.” ~ F.
Begin Your Case Today With a Free Consultation
If you are ready to pursue your traumatic brain injury case, we are prepared to help you in any way we can. Every case begins with an initial consultation, which Kaine Law offers free to all our clients. We believe in starting with an honest conversation so that you can understand your options and how Kaine Law can help you.
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