Head and brain injuries are devastating and can have serious repercussions for those who suffer them. These injuries can cause serious physical and psychological stress and hardship, not only for the victim, but for their family as well. After a traumatic brain injury, medical bills can quickly escalate with many victims needing long-term care and assistance.
At the law offices of Shapiro & Sternlieb, LCC our knowledgeable New Jersey head and brain injury lawyers have experience dealing with these types of personal injury cases and fight for you to get the care and compensation you deserve. If you or a loved one has suffered a severe head or brain injury, contact us today at (732) 617-8050 for a free consultation. We proudly serve those in and around the areas of Newark and Jersey City.
Causes of Brain and Head Injuries
There are many ways a person can suffer a traumatic head or brain injury. But no matter how it may happen, these injuries have a devastating impact. At the law offices of Shapiro & Sternlieb, LLC, we have experience handling head and brain injuries from multiple types of situations and fight to make sure you and your loved ones are helped in your time of need. We have experience handling personal injury claims from:
- Auto accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Construction accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
Potential Brain Injury Symptoms
Symptoms from a head injury may not be noticed right away. In some cases, symptoms may not manifest for a couple weeks, depending on the severity of the trauma and the region of the brain that was affected. That’s why it’s important to seek medical care immediately after any impact with your head after an accident.
Head and brain injuries can lead to serious health issues that may negatively affect your life and others, and understanding your symptoms can help prevent future problems from arising. Some of the many symptoms that you may experience include:
- Disorientation and confusion
- Loss of consciousness
- Nausea and vomiting
- Dizziness and loss of balance
- Memory loss
- Language and communication problems
- Sight, smell, and other sensory problems
- Ringing in the ears
- Depression, anxiety, and personality changes
- Sleeping more or less than usual
- Concentration problems
While this list is not exhaustive of all potential symptoms you may experience from a brain injury, if you’re experiencing any of the above, it’s recommended you seek medical assistance right away.
Damages for Head and Brain Injury Claims
If your head or brain injury is the result of the negligence of another, you may be entitled to compensation for the suffering and damages you incurred. The effects of this type of injury go far beyond the physical damages and can have lasting impacts on all of those who are close to the victim.
Just as it’s important to seek medical assistance after a head injury, it’s important to get the guidance of experienced head injury lawyers to help you in your time of need. A knowledgeable lawyer can assist you in receiving compensation for such things as:
- Medical and rehabilitation expenses
- Lost income or employment
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional or psychological distress
- Loss of consortium
Contact Our New Jersey Head and Brain Injury Lawyers Today
If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic head or brain injury, then you need the assistance of lawyers who will fight to get you the compensation and justice you deserve. Contact the law offices of Shapiro & Sternlieb, LLC at (732) 617-8050 today to set up your free consultation. We proudly serve the areas of Newark and Jersey City, New Jersey.