Many personal injury situations can cause brain damage, specifically traumatic brain injury (TBI). TBIs can damage brain function to the point where the victim needs lifelong medical care and regular visits from specialists. They may never work again.
If you or a loved one suspect that someone else caused brain damage to you, you may be able to get compensation to cover these costs. To find out, call the team at Morelli Law Firm. We have a team of brain damage attorneys in Huntington, NY, ready to help you.
What Is Brain Damage?
Brain damage happens when something causes abnormal function of the brain. In most of the cases we see, brain damage is caused by a traumatic event. There are two forms of traumatic brain injuries:
- A sharp blow from outside the skull causes the brain to hit the inside of the skull
- Something from outside penetrates the skull and damages brain tissue
TBIs are rated from mild to severe. Even a mild TBI (concussion) can cause long-term headaches, confusion, and other neurological symptoms. Moderate and severe TBIs cause far worse symptoms, including behavioral changes, lost memories, neurological deficits, and changes in mental state.
Brain damage takes a very long time to heal and may not heal on its own. Even under the best current care, full recovery may not be possible. That’s why you should pursue compensation for brain damage cases aggressively with the help of Morelli Law.
Getting Compensation for Brain Damage
To get compensation for brain damage, the first step is to get a diagnosis of the problem. With that, a Huntington brain damage attorney can turn their attention to the cause of the accident and see if someone’s negligence caused the injury.
Negligence happens when someone’s actions stray from what a reasonable person would do in a similar situation. For example, a reasonable person would stop at a red light for their safety and the safety of others. If they don’t stop, that’s a negligent action that could cause an accident.
Once we believe a party was negligent in your case, we can approach their insurance company to fight for compensation. In auto accidents, even though New York is a no-fault state, crashes with brain damage will often meet the serious injury qualification. This makes it possible to sue the other driver for more compensation.
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How Much Could I Receive for a Brain Damage Injury?
The amount you could receive in any personal injury case depends entirely on the circumstances. A personal injury lawyer will give you an estimate based on their experience, but until all the details are clear and the case is argued, it’s hard to pin an exact amount. Some factors include, but aren’t limited to:
- The value of all insurance policies involved
- The extent of the brain damage and other injuries
- Any property damage value
- Whether you can still work or not after your accident
- Whether the case goes to court or not
When you come to us for a consultation, we can look through our case history for similar cases to yours and how they ended up. No two cases are the same, but our experience working related cases has led to plenty of positive results for our clients.
Call Morelli Law Firm for a Free Consultation
Time is of the essence in any personal injury case, especially brain damage cases. We may be able to get you necessary medical care before your case is settled if you have a strong case and you accept our services. All our consultations are free and without obligation.
To get started, call us or use our contact form to schedule an appointment. We look forward to helping you get the justice and compensation you deserve after your accident. The brain damage lawyers in Huntington at Morelli Law Firm are here to help.