Montecito Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyers
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) causes severe physical, cognitive, behavioral, and emotional harm. People who suffer from TBI often require extensive medical treatment and assisted living care. If you or a loved one has experienced a brain injury, we know how to recover damages from all the responsible parties.
At NordstrandBalck PC, our Montecito personal injury lawyers represent people who have been injured in a wide range of accidents. Our team will stand by and protect you every step of the way. We have won millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for our client.
NordstrandBlack has been helping accident victims in Montecito for over 30 years, and people are happy with the services we provide. We are proud to have a perfect 10.0 rating from Avvo and an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.
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A traumatic brain injury is caused by a sudden blow or jolt to the head or upper body that affects how the brain works. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over five million Americans live with a permanent brain injury, and there were over 69,000 TBI-related fatalities in a recent year.
TBI may occur from either a closed brain injury or a penetrating brain injury. With a closed brain injury, there is no break in the skull. The injury is caused by a rapid forward and backward movement that shakes the brain inside the skull. This results in the tearing and bruising of brain tissue. Car crashes and falls are frequent causes of closed brain TBIs.
A penetrating brain injury occurs when an object pierces the brain, such as a bullet or a bone fragment from the skull. These injuries are less prevalent than closed brain TBIs, but the prognosis is usually worse.
TBI causes both short-term and long-term medical problems. Symptoms of TBI include the following:
- Memory loss
- Disrupted sleep
- Slurred speech
- Behavioral changes
- Mood swings
- Ringing in ears
- Sensitivity to light
- Loss of consciousness
- Vision problems
Any type of physical trauma that impacts the head may cause TBI. It’s important to see your doctor immediately if you have suffered a head injury. Symptoms may not be apparent right away, but you want to receive the correct diagnosis and treatment as soon as possible.
Falls account for nearly half of the patients who are hospitalized for TBI. Frequent causes of TBI include:
- Automobile crashes
- Bicycle collisions
- Truck crashes
- Pedestrians hit by motor a vehicle
- Motorcycle crashes
- Workplace injuries
- Gunshot wounds
- Sports injuries
At NordstrandBlack PC, we’re committed to assisting our clients with recovery and fighting for the compensation they deserve. We have understand insurance companies and the claims process, and our team has built strong relationships with local doctors. We will help you make sure you’re getting the best possible treatment and result.
Our investigators will examine police reports, interview witnesses, and review forensic and physical evidence to determine what caused the incident and who is responsible for your injuries. We also rely on expert witnesses and advanced accident scene reconstruction.
The experienced Montecito brain injury lawyers at NordstrandBlack PC will pursue every avenue to get you maximum compensation. When our investigation is complete, we will file a claim against anyone whose negligent behavior contributed to your injuries. This claim may include:
- Careless drivers
- Manufacturers of defective products
- Trucking and delivery companies
- Bars and restaurants that serve intoxicated patrons
- Businesses that do not properly screen, train, and monitor employees
- Government officials and contractors responsible for maintaining safe roads
A TBI injury has devastating consequences for the victim and their loved ones. You may require extensive medical care followed by a long recovery period, and these injuries may prevent you from returning to your job and adjusting to the physical and emotional consequences of a TBI. Family members are often required to take time off from work to care for someone suffering from TBI.
Our team at NordstrandBlack PC will file a claim that covers the true cost of your injuries, which may include:
- Current and future medical expenses
- In-home nursing care
- Pain and suffering
- Medical devices
- Reduced quality of loss
- Loss of income
- Occupational therapy
- Wheelchair ramps for your home
- Wrongful death
At NordstrandBlack PC, our Montecito brain injury attorneys always have time for our clients, and we develop strong relationships with the people we help that often last for years after the case is resolved.
Everything we do is based on taking care of our clients and being there for you in your time of need. Our team is standing by with the knowledge and resources to accurately calculate your losses and fight for the justice you deserve.
Call us at (805) 962-2022 for a free initial consultation with no obligation.