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You can determine if you have a good brain injury or head injury case by comparing your situation to the factors listed below. These factors are (1) an accident (2) caused by fault of another (3) trauma to the head (3) ER visit (4) CT or MRI head scans, and (5) the types of problems that are typical in traumatic brain injury (tbi) cases.

THE FACTORS:

1. An accident which causes trauma, sufficient to easily cause personal injuries, and in particular, injury to the brain. The accident was the fault of another person, someone other than the injured person himself/herself. Common types of accidents:

  • Rollover accident
  • High speed collisions
  • Big Rig accidents, Truck Accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Structural collapses (e.g. decks)
  • Falls due to dangerous conditions
  • Near drowning accidents
  • Train accidents
  • Plane crashes
  • Other causes of trauma to the head

 
2. Demonstrable injury to the head, such as:

  • Laceration
  • Bruising
  • Fracture of the skull
  • Fracture of the spine
  • Loss of consciousness

 
3.Emergency Room care usually included:

  • Stitches to the head
  • X-Ray of the head
  • CT Scan of the head
  • MRI Scan of the head
  • Other diagnostic studies

 
4. Had some combination of head symptoms:

  • Loss of Consciousness
  • Head pain
  • Nausea and / or vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Seizures
  • Memory problems
  • Problems speaking
  • Vision problems

 
When TBI occurs due to the negligence of another, the victim is frequently faced with enormous medical expense, loss of earning capacity, need for ongoing therapy and medical care, and a lifetime of projected expenses and limitations. In these cases, choosing a law firm with the experience and the special knowledge required in the handling of the traumatic brain injury case is very important. The trial attorneys at Blackman Legal Group have been handling traumatic brain injury cases since 1976. Mr. Blackman and the other brain injury attorneys have had many multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts in cases involving traumatic head injury.

In severe brain injury cases, where the client cannot really make the decisions necessary for the proper handling of his lawsuit, the lawyers at Blackman Legal Group will help you get a guardian appointed by the court for the case.

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