Greensboro Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Lawyer
One of the most serious types of injuries involves a blow to the head, which may result in a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Car accidents, motorcycle accidents, bike/pedestrian accidents and truck accidents are common causes of TBI. Additionally, medical malpractice and falling on the job (potential workmen’s compensation) can also lead to a brain injury.
At Schlosser & Pritchett, we understand the devastation a brain injury can cause not only the victim, but the entire family as well. The skyrocketing medical bills and loss of income can be catastrophic. Recovering from brain injuries often involves a lengthy rehabilitation.
That’s where the Greensboro brain injury lawyers at Schlosser & Pritchett come in. We will pore over the medical records and consult with the right experts to determine the extent of your TBI. You deserve the maximum compensation you are entitled to receive under state law. We will put our 25 years of experience in North Carolina personal injury cases to work for you and fight for the benefits you deserve.
Statistics on Brain Injuries
According to the Brain Injury Association of America, 1.4 million Americans sustain a brain injury every year. Of that number, 50,000 sustain fatal injuries, 235,000 are hospitalized and 1.1 million are treated in hospitals and released. This type of injury can be serious and life-altering. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that several functions can be affected or lost as a result of traumatic brain injuries. A TBI may be characterized as an open-head injury or closed-head injury.
After any type of injury to the head, it is important that family, friends and other individuals who have contact with the victim be very observant. Symptoms of a head injury may not readily apparent, but they may be obvious to others around the victim. Signs that a head or brain injury may have occurred include:
- Memory loss
- Slurred speech or difficulty speaking
- Mood and personality changes
- Difficulties with motor control
Schlosser & Pritchett – Compassionate Greensboro Brain Injury Lawyers
The Greensboro brain injury attorneys at Schlosser & Pritchett treat each of our clients with dignity and respect. We see the devastation North Carolina brain injury victims must cope with everyday, and we understand that patience and compassion are needed to help them through their legal matters.
We work with neurologists to document the physical damage through diagnostic imaging, and with neuropsychologists and occupational therapists to document the client’s limitations. We have found that “day in the life” videos are a powerful tool to illustrate to a jury or insurance company the current daily struggles and contrast them with what the person was like before the injury.
We also work with economists and life care planners to determine the victim’s ongoing needs — replacement of lost earnings, round-the-clock home health aides, home modifications, physical therapy and medications.
A traumatic brain injury will change your life forever. Contact our Greensboro traumatic brain injury lawyers to help you get the appropriate medical care you need and the financial compensation you deserve.
Call 336.292.4076 or use the convenient online form at the right of the page to submit your information, and we will contact you promptly.