Choosing a Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer
If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic brain injury, it is very important that you speak with a traumatic brain injury lawyer as soon as possible. Traumatic brain injuries can be extremely costly for a variety of reasons. If your open head injury or closed head injury occurred due to someone else's negligence, you may have a strong case.
However, without legal representation, many factors can get in the way of you gaining compensation for your injury. Some people miss the opportunity to file a lawsuit because they are unaware of their states' laws and statutes of limitations. Others run into problems with insurance companies, who sometimes offer less to traumatic brain injury victims who lack legal representation. However, with a traumatic brain injury lawyer you may be able to recover damages to offset many debilitating issues, including physical injuries, loss of income, emotional distress and others.
You may want to speak with more than one TBI lawyer before choosing a firm to represent you. Make sure the TBI attorney you select has extensive experience with traumatic brain injury. Laws change frequently, so you will want a lawyer with a strong record of trying traumatic brain injury and other personal injury cases. Ask the TBI attorneys you meet with about past cases, as a record of positive outcomes is a good indication of future success.
[Last revision: July 2009]