Brain Injury FAQs
The brain is one of the most vital organs in the human body. Victims of brain injuries may suffer serious, irreversible damage that can adversely affect them for the rest of their lives.
For answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding brain injuries, explore the topics below.
A traumatic brain injury occurs when a sudden impact to the head results in neurological damage to areas of the brain.
Brain injuries can be caused by a variety of factors, but common incidences include accidents involving sports, automobiles or the workplace.
Every situation is different, but in general there are several potential legal options to pursue. The victim may be eligible for social security disability, workers' compensation, a personal injury claim or may require legal guardianship. Contact a Gordon & Partners attorney at 1 (855) 722-2552 for further resources specific to your case.
Unfortunately, many brain injuries do result in irreversible conditions that may seriously impact the victim’s quality of life. However, the very permanent nature of these injuries makes legal action even more important. An attorney can help secure financial damages necessary to care for the victim, as well as to make sure that the party responsible for the injuries is held accountable.
Workers' compensation laws may prevent your brother from suing the company that employed him, however there may be other parties to blame. The company that manufactured the crane, for example, or others involved in the worksite may be liable for your brother's injury. It's best to consult with an experienced attorney familiar with brain injury lawsuits for the most accurate legal advice. Contact a Gordon & Partners attorney at 1 (855) 722-2552 and we will be happy to assess your case.
When traumatic brain injuries destroy a person’s ability to care for him or herself, legal assistance is especially helpful. An attorney can help evaluate who is to blame for the injury and recover damages to care for the victim, and the court can help appoint a guardian. Contact a Gordon & Partners attorney at 1 (855) 722-2552 for further information and an assessment of your case.
Depending upon where the injury happened as well as the cause, the statute of limitations (period of time in which you have to file a claim) may be very brief. Your best bet is to contact a Gordon & Partners attorney immediately, so that we may begin evaluating your case and initiate the process of filing a claim before it is too late.
Yes. We have put together a listing of some traumatic brain injury resources at the end of this page.
Your first step should be to seek medical attention immediately. Brain injuries are particular serious and require urgent treatment. Once you have obtained medical care, contact a Gordon & Partners attorney at 1 (855) 722-2552 and we will assess your case and advise you of your legal rights.
Treatment options for traumatic brain injuries can be particularly expensive. This is why it’s so important to seek legal assistance as soon as possible to help recover the financial damages you will need to pay for these costs. Don’t delay the medical treatment you or your loved one needs – contact a Gordon & Partners attorney at 1 (855) 722-2552 so we can evaluate your legal options.