Each year, millions of people experience the devastating effects of brain injuries due to the negligent actions of another person. Whether mild, moderate, or severe, if you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury, it is vital to speak to expert traumatic brain injury lawyers in Chicago like Vinkler Law.
Brain injuries, whether minor or severe, can have long-term, debilitating effects on your life and livelihood, leading to devastating consequences for you and your family.
When someone negligently causes a brain injury, the law requires the party responsible to financially compensate for past and future medical and life care costs, as well as to make up for the pain, suffering, and disability they have caused.
There are three facts essential to be aware of if you or your loved one has suffered a brain injury:
Whether subtle or severe, traumatic brain injuries can have overwhelming life-changing effects and often lead to the need for long term medical and personal care.
Many physicians fail to properly diagnose a concussion because CT scans and other diagnostic tests may not easily reveal it. A medical evaluation for a brain injury includes:
According to the Center for Disease Control, in 2014, there were nearly 2.87 million traumatic brain injury-related visits to hospital emergency rooms. When an injury disrupts the normal function of your brain, it is considered a traumatic brain injury or a “TBI.” Proper medical diagnosis is required to prevent long-term complications and permanent limitations, or even death.
Traumatic brain injuries often result from a wide range of accidents and injuries involving trauma from a violent blow or jolt to the body or head. Most brain injuries occur in accidents or other situations involving motor vehicle crashes, construction negligence, medical malpractice, or from defective products and medical devices. Some of these injuries can be subtle; others are more severe and can result in visible physical disabilities. Some of the most common causes include:
At Vinkler Law, our legal team is well-versed in handling the complexities of traumatic brain injury cases. Our extensive experience working with clients who have suffered brain injuries cover the full spectrum of severity. These cases involve:
At Vinkler Law, we understand the nature of traumatic brain injury and have the expertise and record of success to achieve results for you and your family. We will provide you with diligent and professional representation, and develop an aggressive, yet empathic approach to help you receive the compensation and the justice that you deserve.
We prepare every case as if it will go to trial. Thorough trial preparation enables our firm to develop a convincing and powerful case and we work with a team that has extensive knowledge and background in the field of head and brain injury litigation.
If you or your loved one has suffered a minor to severe brain injury or TBI, contact the dedicated legal team at Vinkler Law for your free consultation with our experienced Chicago brain injury lawyers.
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