Traumatic brain injuries not only have significant short term effects but also carry risks of life-long memory loss or mood disorders. Foley Law Firm has secured settlements as large as $14,250,000 for victims of traumatic brain injuries. Our firm in Scranton, PA, has built a reputation on ethically advocating on our clients' behalf and securing full compensation to supplement lost wages, cover medical bills, and ease their burden. If you or a loved one are suffering, contact us online or call one of our locations to receive sound legal counsel from a seasoned traumatic brain injury attorney.
What Is a Traumatic Brain Injury?
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused a trauma to the brain. Depending on the extent of damage, a victim's symptoms may be mild to severe and include:
- Memory issues
- Difficulty concentrating
- Mood changes
- Ringing in the ears
For those who suffer a serious TBI, the consequences can take a significant toll on their quality of life.
How a TBI Can Impact Your Life
For some clients, the repercussions may include:
- Motor Function Impairment
- Your injury can affect the motor function of your brain causing issues with coordination, range of motion, muscle weakness, and more.
- Psychological Impairment
- TBI victims often suffer from depression, anxiety, personality changes, and aggression.
- Cognitive Impairment
- Memory, thinking, and reasoning may be exceptionally difficult after a TBI.
- Sensory Impairment
- In some cases, a TBI can impact your ability to see, smell, hear, feel, or taste.
For many clients, traumatic brain injuries can worsen over time, often leaving them in a severely deteriorated mental state. With significantly impacted brain function, he or she may not be able to maintain an independent lifestyle or employment. We understand how devastating these repercussions can be and are passionate about advocating on your or a loved one's behalf to hold the negligent party responsible.
A key part of our strategy is hiring nationally recognized experts in bio-mechanical engineering of neuropsychology who can provide insight into your injury and the lasting impact it will have on your life.
How Does a TBI Occur?
Traumatic brain injuries typically occur when an individual suffers a severe blow to the head. Events that can lead to this type of injury often include:
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Violent altercations
- Medical malpractice
- Sports accidents
- Construction accidents
Any one of these events can cause serious tissue damage which frequently leads to permanent brain injury.
At Foley Law, we aim to recover the full amount of damages so that you can cover all of the costs incurred by your accident and the future care you will need. A key part of our strategy is hiring nationally recognized experts in bio-mechanical engineering of neuropsychology who can provide insight into your injury and the lasting impact it will have on your life. We will also gather detailed documentation regarding medical records and other expenses, while using our extensive background in personal injury to pursue fair compensation.
Damages recovered may include those for:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Physical injury
- Psychological injury
Our attorneys will persistently fight on your behalf.
Seek Help So You Can Begin Recovering
We firmly believe that you should not spend the rest of your life facing this burden alone. Contact us online or call one of our locations to speak with one of our knowledgeable and compassionate lawyers today.