A diagnosis of brain damage can lead to immediate and lifelong complications. Our Yonkers brain damage lawyer will help you explore your compensation options. On your behalf, we will identify the at-fault party, prove their negligence led to your or your loved one’s brain injury, and determine your insurance claim or lawsuit’s monetary value. Recovering from brain damage can be a long and expensive process.
Morelli Law Firm’s personal injury team will ensure your compensation request covers your ongoing daily needs after a brain injury. We want to help you and your family get on with your life and cope with its changes with the support you need and deserve. We make sure the negligent party who caused your current situation faces responsibility for their actions.
Compensation You Can Request for Brain Damage
Recovering from brain damage can be an arduous process. It can involve an overwhelming amount of medical support throughout your recovery. In addition to routine medical care, your recoverable damages could also include:
- Fees for specialized medical experts and consultants
- Current and future lost income and loss of future earnings
- Current and ongoing physical pain and suffering
- Therapy to cope with ongoing mental and emotional trauma
- Loss of enjoyment of life because of permanent impairment
If someone you love lost their life after suffering brain damage from an accident, you can also receive compensation for their funeral and burial costs. In addition, you can receive an award for the loss of your loved one’s guidance and companionship.
Disabilities That Often Follow Brain Injuries
Brain damage can range from minor to severe and include a range of diagnoses from concussion to traumatic brain injury. According to the Cleveland Clinic, living with brain damage can mean living with additional disabilities and impairments, including:
- Mood swings
You or your loved one might also suffer from impaired mobility, cognitive disabilities, learning delays. Our lawyer will obtain copies of your medical records to understand the full picture of your range of disabilities. We also obtain records related to physical, speech, or occupational therapy and rehab to ensure the costs of these ongoing needs are not overlooked.
How Our Yonkers Brain Damage Lawyer Can Help
According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the impact of brain damage can vary greatly according to the nature of the injury and the age of the injured party. Children who suffer from brain damage as the result of a birth injury will have impaired brain function and limited abilities. Adult victims will have their own range of short- and long-term health challenges.
When our lawyer handles your case, we comb through your medical records and consult with experts to understand how your life has changed. We also determine how our team can help you cope with the cost and impact of those changes. Additionally, we will ensure we file your compensation request on time.
According to CPLR § 214, you generally have three years to comply with the personal injury statute of limitations. If medical malpractice causes brain damage, CPLR § 214-A generally entitles you to two years and six months to comply. Additional time limitations may apply based on your injury’s cause or a loved one’s wrongful death. We will explain which timeline applies to your case once we go over the details.
Our Iegal Team Will Collect Evidence That Proves Your Case
CDC research cites car accidents, assaults, and accidental falls as the leading causes of brain injuries and resulting damage. The cause of your accident and injury in Yonkers will impact the evidence we collect for you. Our brain damage lawyer at Morelli Law Firm will handle evidence collection for you and compile supporting documents, photos, and videos that strengthen your right to recovery.
Your medical records will start with any emergency treatment you received. They will go on to include therapy, rehabilitation, and all other phases of your treatment plan. They will include assistive medical devices, including specialized beds, chairs, and other furnishings and required in-home medical assistance and support.
If your child was diagnosed with birth injury-related brain damage, we may request copies of your pregnancy and delivery records in addition to your child’s medical records.
Because recovering from brain damage can be complex, we may consult with medical experts to help explain your injury and its impact on your life. The expert we choose to help substantiate your case will attest to the validity of your injury, complete an Affidavit of Merit (if applicable to your case), and inform the at-fault party and their insurer of the results of their actions.
Because car accidents are a leading cause of brain damage, we obtain and review your official crash report. We also obtain incident reports if you were injured in a slip and fall or internal documents if you were injured in a corporate or commercial setting, and all other relevant reports that capture the details and immediate aftermath of your accident.
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We treat injured clients with compassion and respect and work hard to earn reviews and testimonials like these:
- Xiang Mei Cao: Michael S. Schlesinger from Morelli Law firm went above and beyond to help my father in his medical malpractice case. We ended up with a much larger than anticipated settlement amount due to Michael’s exceptional negotiation skills.
- Janice Miles: Their services were exactly as expected. They were helpful, patient, & kept me informed in all steps. I would hire them again
- Brian Busche: Morelli law firm was the best to deal with…I will be forever grateful…for your help and understanding and caring ways.
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Were you or someone you love in Yonkers severely injured in an accident? If you were, our brain damage lawyer will lead your effort for financial recovery. Learn more about our commitment to financial recovery for injured clients by calling one of our Morelli Law Firm team members at (212) 751-9800 today.