If you or a loved one has sustained a traumatic brain injury, and your financial future depends on obtaining full compensation for your medical bills and other losses, then you need the experienced attorneys of Morris, King & Hodge, P.C. standing up for you. In choosing Morris, King & Hodge, P.C., you will be selecting a law firm that other attorneys and legal publications have recognized for exceptional legal service. We are understandably proud of our achievements in helping families in Alabama when they most needed help —after a severe injury. Our record of verdicts and settlements speaks for itself.
A traumatic brain injury causes temporary or permanent disruption of brain function. It is a broad term that encompasses various types of injuries that occur to the brain. A TBI may affect one area of the brain, or it may extend throughout the brain. An individual with a TBI may have an open head injury, in which the skull is pierced or shattered, or a closed head injury, in which the injury is internal. Severe brain injuries result in an extended loss of consciousness or coma for days, weeks or longer.
More than 10,000 Alabamians sustain brain injuries each year, according to the Alabama Head Injury Foundation. The common causes of brain injuries include falls, car crashes, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, sports injuries, assaults, near drowning and lack of oxygen to the brain. Serious brain injuries have long-lasting effects. More than 100,000 Alabamians are living with the effects of a brain injury.
The effects of a brain injury include possible cognitive changes, physical challenges, and emotional impacts. Specific areas of the brain control certain functions. The effects of a brain injury vary depending on the part of the brain that is injured. They include:
Many brain injury survivors and their families experience financial struggles after a serious injury and feel overwhelmed by the expenses of the medical expenses they are facing. When a brain injury is caused by another’s negligence, you may have a right to seek compensation for your losses.
If you have a sustained a serious traumatic brain injury, your health must be your top priority. As you focus on your recovery, our knowledgeable attorneys will conduct an evaluation of your traumatic brain injury claim and identify all the potentially responsible parties. We will perform a full investigation of the accident that caused your TBI, interview any witnesses, and gather evidence to support your claim.
We will calculate the cost of your present losses such as medical bills and lost income and estimate the future losses related to the brain injury. That will allow us to prepare and submit a claim for compensation reflecting the full extent of your losses.
Our lawyers will identify all the potentially liable parties and possible sources of compensation for your brain injury and notify the appropriate insurance companies on your behalf. If two or more parties are jointly liable, it may increase the insurance compensation available to you. While our attorney will seek to reach a fair brain injury settlement before filing a lawsuit, we will not hesitate to go to court if needed to stand up for your rights. Our dedicated Alabama personal injury lawyers will vigorously pursue a just resolution to your case through brain injury litigation if necessary.
Serious traumatic brain injuries typically demand many weeks of acute hospital care followed by a period of rehabilitation. A brain injury may force you to be out of work for months or cause a permanent disability and leave you unable to return to work.
If another’s negligence caused your brain injury, you may be able to seek compensation for:
To schedule a free case review, please call us at (256) 677-4376 or 888-445-3654, or complete our quick contact web form. The brain injury lawyers at Morris, King & Hodge, P.C. can help you or a loved one move forward after a serious accident caused by the negligence of others.
If you are looking for a traumatic brain injury lawyer in Alabama, contact us today!