If you have suffered from a serious or traumatic brain injury, you are not alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 1.7 million people experience a traumatic brain injury each year. While 35 percent of traumatic brain injuries occur due to falls, 17 percent occur in motor vehicle accidents and 10 percent are the result of an assault. Your ability to be awarded financial recompense for a brain injury is affected by several pieces of California legislation and consulting with an experienced personal injury attorney can improve your chances of receiving just compensation for your injury.
How Does a Traumatic Brain Injury Occur?
Traumatic brain injuries occur under a variety of circumstances. High rates of speed are not necessary to cause the brain to bleed, tear or bruise. Many people suffer traumatic brain injuries from slip-and-fall accidents, sports activities and vehicle collisions. The most important component of working through a brain injury is recognizing the symptoms and seeking immediate medical attention. Following are a few of the signs of a brain injury:
Confusion or loss of immediate memory
Exhaustion or fatigue that is out of the ordinary
Upset stomach, nausea and dizziness
If you, or someone you know, has had impact in the head region, seeking immediate medical help is critical to the patient’s prognosis. Furthermore, documenting the incident that lead to the injury and maintaining a file with medical documentation can only help a legal case, should you decide to file.
How Can Cohen & Marzban Law Corporation help you with your Brain Injury case?
The results of a brain injury can prove catastrophic – physically and financially. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that traumatic brain injuries cost approximately $76 billion in 2010. Brain injuries affect motor function, emotions, senses and cognitive functions, which can greatly impact your ability to function in a work or domestic environment. Los Angeles brain injuries may qualify for services offered under the California Legislature’s Assembly Bill 1410 and an experienced attorney can provide assistance with locating additional resources.
A representative from Cohen & Marzban Law Corporation will review the evidence, establish critical documentation and make a recommendation about filing a claim. In addition, we can negotiate a settlement on your behalf or file your claim with a court of law.
Traumatic brain injury is a serious and life-threatening condition that can have long-term negative effects on your physical and financial potential. Our experience in dealing with Brain Injury cases will help ensure you receive the proper protection offered by the law.