DC, Maryland, & Virginia Brain Injury Attorneys
It can be frightening to face the reality that you may need a team of good brain injury attorneys to help you and your loved ones through a very difficult period of time.
Albeit all brain injuries are always serious, a brain injury can be present with many different kinds of symptoms or lack of symptoms, depending on the injury itself and the area of the brain it affected
According to the Centers for Disease Control State Injury Indicator Report, at least 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries occur every year. Thousands of these injuries happen in the Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia area.
If you think or know that you or someone you love may be suffering from a brain injury, having the brain injury law firm Washington DC relies on may help you to understand what your rights are.
Brain trauma is considered to be one of the most serious types of injuries a person can sustain. Since the brain is unique from person to person, brain injuries are wide-ranging and unique to each person who suffers brain trauma.
The effects of suffering a brain injury are also varied and can include memory loss, inability to concentrate, paralysis, and death. There are many different symptoms and outcomes of brain injuries not mentioned here. A team of licensed brain injury attorneys may help you to understand more about the fiscal impact you or your loved one’s brain injury may have on you and your family, along with being able to explain what your and your family’s rights are, and how to protect them.
Brain injuries are commonly the result of negligence on the behalf of another person and can lead to a personal injury case. Common personal injury situations that cause traumatic brain injuries are slip and falls, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, and assault.
Motor vehicle accidents result in the largest percentage of death caused by a brain injury. If someone close to you has died as the result of a traumatic brain injury, your grief and frustration may be overwhelming. While talking to understanding brain injury attorneys will not likely take away your grief, it may give you the space and time you need to heal. Having a compassionate yet fierce team of personal injury lawyers Washington DC trusts on your side may help to protect your and your family’s rights.
Signs that you have experienced a serious injury to the brain may include but are not limited to:
- Dilated pupils
- Blurred or double vision
- Partial or complete paralysis
- Memory loss
- Slurred speech
- Body numbness or tingling
If you were involved in an accident and are experiencing any of these symptoms, or many not mentioned here, contact a medical expert immediately. If a physician establishes that you have a brain injury, you might be able to establish a claim for personal injury. An experienced team of brain injury attorneys are people who understand the law and what a victim’s rights are.
If you have suffered a head or brain injury as a result of the negligence of another person in Washington D.C., Maryland, or Virginia, contact the lawyers at Cohen & Cohen, for a free and immediate consultation.
The laws regarding negligence claims in Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia are complex. A skilled team of brain injury attorneys at Cohen & Cohen, may help you to get the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to because of your injury.