A brain injury can render you temporarily or permanently disabled and unable to carry on with your life in the same way. If you have suffered a brain injury as a result of another party’s negligence or wrongdoing, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your injury. Gold & Gold can help you fight for the compensation you are entitled to.
We care about you and the losses you have to suffer because of a brain injury. We can help you get justice in your case. We offer free case evaluations. To schedule an appointment with one of our experienced brain injury attorneys, call (516) 888-4653 today.
There are many different circumstances that can result in a brain injury. A brain injury could be the result of:
The legal basis for your brain injury claim will depend on the cause of your injury. Generally, your claim will be based on negligence, and you will have to prove the following elements:
Following an accident, it is critical to make sure that no brain injury occurs. Watch for the following signs and symptoms. These are commonly seen by those experiencing traumatic brain injuries (TBIs).
A few symptoms to look for are listed below:
It is crucial that you receive the correct diagnosis after a head injury. When seeking compensation, you will need to know this to ensure that you receive the various medical support you might require. You may require some therapeutic interventions if you have been injured.
You might benefit from physical, vocational, or occupational therapy. For emotional and cognitive support, you might need psychological counseling and rehabilitative aid.
There are varying degrees of TBIs that can be experienced. Each has a different degree of severity and requires different treatment. The following are the three primary types of traumatic brain injuries and a brief description:
At Gold & Gold, P.A., our brain injury attorneys are ready to advocate for you every step of the way. If you or your loved one suffered a brain injury due to someone else’s negligence, you are entitled to financial compensation. We are here to help you understand the damages that you sustained and how you can gain financial recompense for those injuries.
There are three types of compensation associated with brain injuries in civil cases. These are economic, non-economic, and punitive. Listed below is a brief description of each.
Economic damages cover the things that cost you money. They are easy to calculate as they correspond directly to bills and lost income. They include things like the following:
Non-economic damages are not having to do with money, directly, but you are entitled to financial compensation for them. Included in these non-monetary damages are the following:
If the person who caused the accident acted with willful and wanton negligence, punitive damages may apply. Punitive damages are not to compensate the victim for anything they might have lost as a result of the accident. They are to punish the defendant and to discourage them from making the same mistake again, as well as to deter similar behavior from other people.
In Long Island, there is a process to pursuing compensation for a brain injury. The steps listed below describe the process from beginning to end:
From the time your attorney with Gold & Gold evaluates your case until a judgment is made and in the appeals process, if it is not satisfactory, we will be by your side, advocating for you the entire way. We are ready to fight for the compensation you deserve.
To get compensation for your brain injury, you must prove all the elements of your claim. Proving that the defendant’s action was the proximate cause of your injury requires testimony from experts who understand brain injuries. You must also prove the value of your damages. Your damages could include medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering. The experienced brain injury lawyers at Gold & Gold have the resources required to put together a winning case for you. Although no attorney can guarantee the amount of compensation you will receive, Gold & Gold has a track record of securing six and seven-figure awards and settlements for brain injury victims. While we cannot promise that we will secure the same amount of compensation for you, we can guarantee that we will fight passionately to secure the best outcome possible in your case.
Typically, you have three years from the day the accident causing your brain injury occurred to file a personal injury suit. Sometimes, in the case of a wrongful death lawsuit, you could have an even smaller window of two years. If you delay filing and miss the window of eligibility, you may forfeit your opportunity to gain compensation for your injuries.
Brain injuries and all of their complications are not obvious overnight. However, the sooner you get a diagnosis, the more it will help you to begin moving forward on your case. If you or a loved one has experienced a brain injury, contact Gold & Gold, P.A., for a free consultation. We are ready to help.
If you or a family member has suffered a brain injury, we will fight for your right to full and fair compensation for your injury. Contact Gold & Gold today to take action and get justice in your case. Call (516) 888-4653 to schedule an appointment for a free case evaluation.