Laredo Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney
Representing Injured Victims Across South Texas
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be life-changing and life-threatening. When a traumatic brain injury occurs in an accident that is caused by someone else's negligent or careless behavior, the injured victim may be able to recover compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
At Gonzalez Druker Law Firm, PLLC, our Laredo personal injury lawyers are committed to helping people who have suffered traumatic brain injuries caused by another party's negligence. We know how to effectively advocate for the best possible outcome for our clients, and we are prepared to fight for a favorable settlement or jury verdict in every case.
When another person's negligence results in a traumatic brain injury, call (956) 436-5700 today. Our firm can provide you with the compassionate and competent legal representation you deserve.
What Is a Traumatic Brain Injury?
A traumatic brain injury is damage to the brain caused by a blow to the head or violent shaking of the head and neck. A traumatic brain injury can occur when a person is involved in a motor vehicle accident, slip and fall, or workplace accident. A traumatic brain injury can also result from a violent criminal act, such as a gunshot wound to the head, a blunt force beating, or an assault with a blunt object.
Common signs of a traumatic brain injury include:
- Severe headaches
- Convulsions or seizures
- Difficulty walking or moving
- Difficulty speaking
- Loss of consciousness
- Unusual behavior
- Dilated pupils
A traumatic brain injury can cause a wide range of symptoms, from mild to severe. The severity of a traumatic brain injury is often measured by the Glasgow Coma Scale, which assigns a score to a person's motor, verbal, and eye response. The higher the score, the more severe the person's symptoms. A traumatic brain injury can cause a wide range of symptoms, from mild to severe.
Common Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries can result from a wide range of accidents, from a slip and fall to a car crash to a workplace accident. Some of the most common causes of traumatic brain injuries include:
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle crashes
- Trucking accidents
- Diving into shallow water
- Swimming pool accidents
- Falls from a ladder or scaffolding
- Falls down stairs
- Violent assaults
- Accidents involving defective products
- Nursing home abuse and neglect
If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury, you should seek medical attention immediately. You should also contact an experienced personal injury attorney who can help you explore your legal options for recovering compensation for your injuries.
Recovering Compensation for a Traumatic Brain Injury
When a person sustains a traumatic brain injury, they may seek compensation for various losses, including medical expenses, lost wages, and the physical and emotional toll. In Texas, personal injury victims have the right to recover economic damages, such as medical bills and lost wages, as well as non-economic damages, such as pain and suffering.
In these instances, the experienced attorneys at Gonzalez Druker Law Firm, PLLC, can help you recover compensation. We will work to prove that the negligent party or parties were responsible for the traumatic brain injury and that their negligence directly caused it. We will then work to recover compensation to cover your current and future medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.