Brain Injury

What Is Brain Injury?

traumatic brain injuryTraumatic brain injury is caused by sudden forceful damage to the brain. It can happen from the head hitting another hard object such as a windshield (closed head injury) or from something breaking through the skull and entering the brain such as a bullet or a nail. The most common cause of traumatic brain injury results from motor vehicle accidents, but they are also seen in sports injuries, construction site injuries, falls, fights and from shaken baby syndrome.

The Effects Of A Brain Injury

The extent of mental decline, physical or behavioral changes depend on how severe the injury was and what areas of the brain were affected. Closed head injuries are known to cause problems with speech, voice patterns, language skills, the ability to swallow, walking, coordination, memory, the sense of smell and the ability to think quickly. Commonly the worst traumatic brain injury symptoms occur shortly following the injury and it usually gets better. However, long-term or permanent problems can result. And while other areas of the brain tend to learn and take over some of the functions of the damaged portion of the brain over time, a traumatic brain injury may result in the person being unable to function well enough to return to their usual activities or employment.

If another person’s negligence caused your traumatic brain injury, you may be entitled to money damages. To protect your legal rights after suffering a traumatic brain injury, you should consult John T. Richards, APLC. We are experienced in handling head injury cases and knowledgeable about medical issues.

 

Does The Firm Handle Cases Throughout California?

Yes! While John T. Richards, APLC is a San Diego based civil litigation firm, we have represented clients from Eureka to Needles to Chula Vista and every city in between.

Contact John T. Richards, APLC for a FREE consultation about any type of personal injury claim including motor vehicle accident, motorcycle accident, industrial injury, railroad injury, wrongful death as well as any claims against your homeowners insurance who is not handling your fire or flood claim in a fair and professional manner. In 25 years there is no type of case that Mr. Richards has not successfully litigated.

We speak for the victim. We speak insurance. Se habla espaƱol. No fee unless we provide results. Do not hesitate to Contact Us.

Remember, the sooner you begin this process, the sooner we can get our investigators on the scene, the better chance we have to preserve the evidence that you need to successfully win your case, and the sooner your life and the life of your family will return to normal. Contact us today!

JOHN T RICHARDS, APLC
101 West Broadway, Suite #1950
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 237-9800
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