TBI Personal Injury

A traumatic brain injury from an accident could lead to permanent injuries that could impact someone’s entire life. Whether brain injuries are mild or severe, they are not easy to cope with. If you have suffered a brain injury because of a third party’s negligence, it is very important that you get in contact with our traumatic brain injury attorneys in Las Vegas immediately to see how you can get compensated for your medical bills.

Our Las Vegas personal injury attorneys have decades of experience representing traumatic brain injury victims and holding negligent parties accountable. We believe that no traumatic brain injury victim should have to endure and suffer because of another’s negligence.

Our skilled lawyers offer complimentary, no-risk consultations to answer any questions you might have about your case, and will determine whether you have a valid claim against the at-fault party. Our attorneys are available 24/7, and on your side to make sure you receive maximum compensation for your injuries.

What Is a Traumatic Brain Injury?

A traumatic brain injury (also known as a TBI) is a type of injury that occurs when there is a blow to someone’s head. It could also occur when someone’s head is violently shaken. This results in damage to the brain.

What are the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury?

Usually, traumatic brain injury symptoms are felt a couple of days after an accident. Many do not even know that they have a traumatic brain injury until they seek medical treatment. The symptoms of a TBI can include:

  • Migraines
  • Headaches
  • Nausea
  • Loss of Balance
  • Fatigue
  • Drowsiness
  • Paralysis
  • Difficulty balancing
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Difficulty focusing
  • Slurred speech
  • Blurred vision
  • Seizures
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Sensory impairment
  • Numbness
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Unusual sleeping patterns
  • Memory loss
  • Confusion
  • Depression
  • Vomiting
  • Mood swings

If you have experienced any of the above symptoms after an accident, it is very important that you get medical attention immediately. Medical treatment could detect the traumatic brain injury through imaging prior to you even suffering any symptoms. 

What causes brain injuries in Las Vegas?

The most common causes of traumatic brain injuries our attorneys have seen are:

  • Car accidents – Car accidents are one of the most common ways traumatic brain injuries could result. It occurs when a driver or passenger is hit in the head with an abrupt force.
  • Truck accidents – The collision between a truck and a sedan vehicle could be very significant, and lead to injuries for the driver in the sedan.
  • Bus accidents – A bus accident is a collision or crash involving a bus and another vehicle, pedestrian, or object and can result in property damage, injuries, and fatalities.
  • Train and Metro accidents – Incidents that involve trains and metros can result in significant damage to property, as well as injuries and fatalities to passengers and crew, especially because there are no seatbelts on the metro.
  • Slip and fall accidents – This is an incident in which a person slips, trips, or falls as a result of a hazardous condition on someone else’s property.
  • Assault –This includes physical attacks that injure the person’s head.
  • Medical malpractice claims – This occurs when a healthcare professional is negligent when treating a patient, and causes brain injuries.
  • Trip and Fall accidents – This occurs when a person trips on an object on the floor of someone’s property.
  • Birth injuries – This includes undiagnosed conditions or negligent delivery practice.
  • Construction accidents – Those working in the construction industry are more likely to suffer traumatic brain injuries than any other workplace employees.

Who may be held responsible for my traumatic brain injury lawsuit in Las Vegas?

The parties that could be responsible depending on the circumstances of the incident. The different parties who may be responsible include:

  • Individuals such as business owners who have negligently maintained their premises and caused a slip and fall accident or a negligent driver who caused a car accident
  • Government municipalities that have negligently maintained roads and caused an accident
  • A product manufacturer who created a defective product
  • Sports organizations that have failed to take protective measures, like making helmets mandatory

A traumatic brain injury could be very complex, and oftentimes several parties may be liable. In order to determine who those liable parties are, contact our Las Vegas brain injury lawyers to evaluate the details of your potential lawsuit.

What do our Las Vegas traumatic brain injury lawyers do?

Our attorneys have combined hundreds of years of experience representing injured victims, and have recovered millions of dollars for our clients.

  1. Our attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, which means that you do not have to pay any upfront costs and fees
  2. We fight aggressively against insurance companies and defendants to make sure that your rights are represented
  3. Our attorneys investigate and evaluate your case to determine each person’s liability
  4. We gather evidence and present evidence to parties and Courts to support the claim
  5. Our attorneys take care of all communications with third parties and insurance companies and negotiate with them for a fair compensation
  6. We represent you in the event your case goes to Court

When should I file my traumatic brain injury lawsuit in Las Vegas?

In Nevada, accident victims have a time limit of two years from the date of the accident to file their lawsuit. If you file your lawsuit after two years have passed, the courts will decline to listen to your case, and you will not have the ability to seek compensation.

What type of compensation could I receive for my traumatic brain injury in Las Vegas?

Compensation for a traumatic brain injury could depend on the severity of the injury, and the medical treatment needed.

Some examples of compensation include:

  • Lost wages: a brain injury will affect your work. The way that you used to work prior to your injury may be different from the way you can work after your injury. For example, you may not be able to work every day like you used to. You could get compensation for your lost hours.
  • Surgeries and medical costs: it takes multiple surgeries, prescription medication, and treatment to treat someone with a brain injury.
  • Physical Therapy: usually, brain injuries may impact the way a victim may move around physically. A victim may need years of physical therapy and rehabilitation.
  • Punitive damages: if the accident was caused with malice, then you have the right to file a claim for punitive damages with the court. Malice is determined to be severe negligence, and punitive damages are only awarded in certain circumstances, such as drunk driving accidents. For more information on punitive damages, contact our attorneys today.
  • Emotional suffering: a brain injury takes an emotional toll on the victim, as they try to cope with their injuries.
  • Loss of affection: a brain injury also affects the victim’s relationship with others, especially a spouse.

How long will be Las Vegas brain injury lawsuit take?

When how long your lawsuit may last, our attorneys consider the two following questions:

  • What are the circumstances of your traumatic brain injury claim? (How did the accident happen? Who was involved? How long ago did the incident happen?)
  • How severe was the traumatic brain injury? (What treatments did you need?)

Contact Our Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyers In Las Vegas

Contact our Las Vegas brain injury lawyers today for a free consultation.

Our attorneys are available 24/7 by phone or email for our clients. Brain injury lawsuits could be very complex, especially when trying to prove that a party is negligent. 

We recommend that you speak to our highly qualified professionals today to see what type of compensation you could receive for your brain injury accident. We have the required legal expertise and pay strong attention to close detail to make sure that all compensation is accounted for. Give us a call today to discuss your specific accident.

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