Traumatic brain injuries (TBI’s) are some of the most severe and life changing injuries. Whether caused by a blow to the head or an object penetrating the skull, victims of traumatic brain injuries often face a long and difficult recovery. In many cases a full recovery is impossible and the injured person will never be the same and will never regain the life they had before the accident. The impact that this type of injury has on the victim and their family is tragic.
According to the Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST) the incidence of TBI’s annually is greater than that of multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, HIV/AIDS and breast cancer combined.
If you, or your loved one, has suffered a brain injury we can help you get the compensation you are entitled to and ensure that you and your family are protected in the long term. Many victims of traumatic brain injuries don’t realize that the person who caused their injury and that person’s insurance company can be held accountable for their actions. By working with the experienced Toronto brain injury lawyers at Schiffmann Law you can make that you rights will be protected and that the person who caused your injury will be held fully accountable.
The aftermath of a traumatic brain injury can be devastating and uncertain. You and your family shouldn’t have to worry about your future healthcare needs, lost wages, and all the other costs that you will incur as the result of an injury. Call the Toronto brain injury lawyers at Schiffmann Law for a free, no obligation and confidential evaluation of your case.
There are two primary types of brain injuries:
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one that is caused by external forces, such as a blow to the head, which causes damage when the brain moves inside the skull. This is the one typically seen following car accidents, falls or other occasion when the is a blow to the head.
An acquired brain injury (ABI) on the other hand is caused by trauma to the brain at a cellular level, like a stroke or tumor, and is caused by lack of oxygen to, or pressure on the brain.
According to MedicineNet symptoms of brain injuries can be separated into four main categories: cognitive, perceptual, physical, and behavioural. All of which play a significant role in your quality of life following a car accident or other injury.
Cognitive impairments can result in difficulty processing information, expressing thoughts, and understanding others. Along with:
Perceptual or sensory changes can include:
Physical symptoms reported include:
Behavioural and emotional symptoms include:
Some symptoms are difficult to prove were caused by a traumatic brain injuries. You need a lawyer with significant experience representing brain injury victims to advocate for you.
Brain injuries can cause lifelong medical complications that are costly. If you or your loved one are experiencing any of the above mentioned symptoms following a traumatic event, like a car accident, it is imperative that you are evaluated immediately for brain damage. The sooner you are treated the better your chances for recovery.
Over a lifetime a person with a brain injury can expect to face medical expenses that have the potential to be temporary, but are more often lifelong, like:
A Toronto brain injury lawyer will help you get a full and complete settlement so you can keep up with the cost of rehabilitation for as long as it’s needed.
When you, or your loved one, has suffered a traumatic brain injury you and your family have already been through enough. We want to help you get the funds and resources you need to care for yourself or your loved one.
Our firm will never charge you any fees upfront. We would be pleased to meet with you for a completely free, no obligation and confidential consultation to see if we can help you. If we agree to take your case, you will not be asked to pay us anything unless and until we are successful in getting you compensation in a settlement or a judgement at a trial.
Proving fault in a brain injury case can be complicated and expensive. When we accept your brain injury case in Toronto we do so willing to invest in you to reach the most favourable outcome.
Having an experienced Toronto Lawyer on your side will ensure that you are able to accurately anticipate the cost of your current, and future care. Along with the aforementioned medical expenses, we will factor in things like, loss of future earnings, home maintenance and housekeeping services, as well as pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life. You can rest assured the Team at Schiffmann Law will leave no stone unturned when it comes to seeking the full compensation you are entitled to.
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