Head & Traumatic Brain Injury

Head & Traumatic Brain Injury

Head & Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer In Fort Lauderdale, FL

Brian injuries or closed head injuries happen to over 2 million people a year in the U.S. For those affected by a brain injury, many who survive will have lifelong disabilities that require on-going care including vocational rehabilitation and cognitive therapy. The Brain Trauma Foundation says the leading causes of brain injuries are motor vehicle accidents, falls, and being hit by or against other objects. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) cause a wide range of functional changes affecting thinking, language, learning, emotions, behavior and/or sensation. It can also cause epilepsy and increase the risk of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and other brain disorders that become prevalent with age.

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an emerging field of medical study, that has received renewed focus following highly publicized cases involving NFL players and other athletes. However, the best course of medical treatment and diagnostics required to address a brain injury are still being debated, but regardless of the specific treatment plan, the high monetary and emotional cost to the victim and their family isn’t debated. We can help.

A person does not need to be knocked out, lose consciousness or strike their head to have a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Even mild TBIs can cause impairments in thinking, reasoning and behavior serious enough to impact a person’s ability to enjoy life or work and earn a living.

If you or a loved one has any of these symptoms: loss of memory, disorientation, dizziness, loss of time, slurred speech, unrelenting or severe headaches, weakness in the arms or legs, changes in behavior or mood, please seek medical attention immediately.

A person affected by a traumatic brain injury (TBI) often has a long and expensive road to recovery and takes an emotional and physical toll on the whole family. Medical care for victims young and old often exceeds millions of dollars over the course of the victim’s lifetime. If you or a loved one is dealing with the consequences of a traumatic brain injury (TBI) due to the actions of another, contact DiStefano Law, LLC so we can help you.

TBI cases are often complicated due to the life-long implications of the injury. We are here to help you understand and make sense of the confusing and complicated medical information that dominates their life. We will prove the extent of your injuries to the insurance company and court of law and ensure that you receive the maximum compensation for your traumatic brain injury (TBI), which may include medical expenses, wage loss, and emotional pain and suffering.