Traumatic brain injuries are serious and sometimes life-threatening injuries. The type and severity of a traumatic brain injury varies greatly, but even mild traumatic brain injuries (such as concussions) can result in various lifelong physical and psychological problems.
Reno personal injury lawyer Matthew L. Sharp help clients who have been injured in personal injury accidents get the money damages that they deserve for their injuries. Because traumatic brain injuries and other head injuries can result in long-term medical, emotional, and financial challenges, it is important to consult with a lawyer who will fight to get you maximum compensation.
If you or a loved one suffered a traumatic brain injury, contact Reno personal injury attorney Matthew Sharp at (775) 324-1500 to schedule a free consultation.
A head injury is any injury to the head, skull, or brain. Traumatic brain injuries can be mild, moderate, or severe. Some of the more common types of traumatic brain injuries include:
Head injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, can be sustained in personal injury accidents, such as:
Traumatic brain injuries range in terms of type and severity, and have a wide range of symptoms as well. Symptoms may include:
Symptoms of a traumatic brain injury may be slow to arise, however, so it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible following a personal injury accident.
If a traumatic brain injury is caused by negligent or reckless conduct of another, the injured party may be able to recover money damages for the following:
In some situations, an injured party may be offered a settlement by an insurance company, but it is important to carefully consider whether to accept the insurance settlement or to pursue a personal injury lawsuit for a traumatic brain injury. Given the long-term impact of traumatic brain injuries, an insurance settlement may not be able to adequately compensate you for future medical costs or psychological injuries. A personal injury attorney can help you understand your legal rights and options, negotiate on your behalf with the insurance companies, and fight to get you maximum money damages in a court of law, if necessary.
Contact Reno personal injury attorney Matthew Sharp at (775) 324-1500 to learn more about a possible personal injury lawsuit.