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Cause dictates how to pursue brain injury claims

Brain injuries run the gamut from the relatively mild, like some concussions, to the severe, like a piercing of the frontal lobe. The fact is, brain injuries are extremely complex and can cause a wide variety of symptoms. And if you should suffer a brain injury due to the negligence of another, the circumstances of the event will typically dictate the manner in which you may pursue compensation.

If you suffer a brain injury due to a car accident, a bad fall or because someone hit you with a bat, then these claims may possibly be pursued as "personal injury" or maybe "premises liability" actions. These cases have specific requirements that you must establish to succeed in court.

Conversely, if you suffer a brain injury due to some form of negligence on behalf of a doctor or hospital staff member, you may have a basis for a medical malpractice suit. Brain injuries suffered in a hospital environment could include those caused by exposure to diseases and toxins. In addition, it is possible for infants to suffer brain damage due to injuries suffered during the birthing process.

The severity of your injuries will greatly influence the amount of compensation you may be able to collect. For instance, if you suffered serious brain damage that will likely impact your ability to care for yourself into the future, then your medical and other expenses will almost certainly be quite costly. You will require a substantial level of compensation to pay for your future medical and assisted care needs.

If you or a loved one suffered a brain injury while undergoing medical treatment, then you may wish to take the matter to an experienced medical malpractice attorney. If it is later revealed that your former lifestyle is now out of reach, then you deserve compensation for the change in your circumstances.

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138 Main Street, Suite 200
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