Columbus Brain Injury Lawyer
If you or a loved one suffered a brain injury, hiring a Columbus brain injury lawyer is vital. Gaining compensation from the parties that caused the injury may be the only thing that allows you to pay for your past and future medical bills and make up for lost wages. A successful brain injury claim could also hold the at-fault party accountable for causing such a serious injury.
WHY CHOOSE OUR COLUMBUS TBI LAWYERS?
- Our Columbus TBI attorneys go through lengthy consultations with potential clients before we create legal strategies. That way, all our legal decisions come from their needs and concerns.
- Our firm has helped injured accident victims in Ohio for over 50 years. We have the experience and resources to tackle even the most complex brain injury claims.
- Our brain injury lawyers only charge for their services if they win. If your attorney does not obtain a settlement or verdict on your behalf, you do not have to pay for your legal services.
- Whether your brain injury occurred in a car accident or at work we have the experience to get you the compensation you deserve.
WHY DO YOU NEED A BRAIN INJURY LAWYER?
Brain injuries are always serious. You could have extremely high medical bills, significant pain and suffering, memory loss, or a loved one with permanent brain damage. Do not risk your future by attempting to handle your injury claim alone. Hiring a lawyer is the only way to ensure the strongest case possible. Our Columbus brain injury lawyers can fight for top compensation from the negligent party through special resources and strategies. You can spend time on healing with the help of a medical professional while our attorneys handle your brain injury claim.
WHAT ARE COMMON TYPES OF BRAIN INJURIES?
No two brain injuries are identical. Each patient will experience unique signs and symptoms depending on factors such as which part of the brain has the injury, patient age, and overall health. However, doctors can determine treatment plans and prognoses by identifying the type of brain or head injury.
- Traumatic brain injury. A traumatic brain injury occurs from external sources such as a blow or jolt to the skull. External force against the skull can rattle the brain and cause serious damage. Examples include concussion, hemorrhage, or hematoma.
- Acquired brain injury. An acquired brain injury occurs from internal sources such as lack of blood or oxygen to the brain. An acquired brain injury could starve the brain of vital nutrients and cause permanent brain damage. Examples include suffocation, drowning, and anesthesia errors.
- Open vs. closed head injury. An open head injury means the incident fractured the skull, for example, if a bullet penetrated the skull and injured the brain. A closed head injury can impact the brain without compromising the skull. A concussion, for example, may not cause a skull fracture but can still damage the brain.
HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO FILE AN INJURY CLAIM IN OHIO?
All brain injuries are serious. Even a minor concussion could put a victim out of work and require expensive medical treatments. According to Ohio state law, you have two years from the date of your accident to file a claim. Speak to an attorney regardless of your brain injury type or severity. From traumatic brain injuries to minor concussions, our team of injury attorneys will evaluate every aspect of your case and work to get you maximum compensation.
WHAT ARE COMMON CAUSES OF BRAIN INJURIES?
Determining who might be liable for a brain injury takes analyzing the proximate cause of the accident. The proximate cause is the reason without which the injury would not have happened. The party responsible for this may also be responsible for paying for your damages. Brain injuries can happen in many different types of accidents.
- Motor vehicle crash
- Slip/trip and fall
- Criminal intent to harm
- Surgical or anesthesia error
- Lack of oxygen to the brain
- Amusement park rides
- Sports injuries
CONTACT US FOR A FREE CASE EVALUATION
A brain injury lawyer from Elk & Elk can help you determine the defendant in your case. We can then file your claim within the state’s two-year deadline. A free consultation at our local Columbus office could answer your brain injury questions and concerns. Contact us online or at (614) 230-0634 today.