Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are harrowing experiences and can put a person and their family through a tremendous amount of suffering. If you or a loved one has sustained such an injury due to no fault of your own, whether in a car crash, a slip and fall, or otherwise, our firm is here to help you fight for the compensation you deserve and need. Contact a San Angelo brain injury lawyer from The Mathis Law Firm today to schedule your free initial consultation with our seasoned legal team.
Brain Injury Lawyer | Here for TBI Victims & their Families
Our firm is dedicated to helping injury victims here in Texas. We’ve seen firsthand just how drastically a TBI can impact a person and their family, which is why you have our pledge to do everything in our power to get you the compensation you need.
Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries can happen under a wide array of circumstances–in fact, they can occur just about anywhere and at any time. That said, some of the most common causes and places where traumatic brain injuries occur are as follows:
- Motor vehicle crashes
- Firearm-related injuries
- Struck by/against objects (e.g. a brick falling over a ledge and hitting a construction worker on the head)
- Contact sports, such as football
Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries
The term “traumatic brain injury” or “TBI” is essentially a blanket term used to describe a wide range of severe injuries to the brain. Just some of the most common types of traumatic brain injuries we see are as follows:
- Penetrating brain injury
- Intracranial hematomas
- Brain hemorrhages
- Coup-contrecoup brain injury
- Diffuse axonal injury
- Second impact syndrome
Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries
When someone suffers a traumatic brain injury, they can experience a very wide range of symptoms, including the following, to name just a few:
- Sudden changes in behavior
- Dilated pupils
- Inability to speak or comprehend language
- Difficulty concentration
- Short or long-term memory loss
- Blurry vision
- Nausea or vomiting
- Having trouble with balance or coordination
- Sensitivity to sound
- Persistent headaches
The truth is, these are just some of the potential symptoms of a traumatic brain injury. Ultimately, these injuries are best when treated as soon as possible. The second you notice something is different about you or your loved one, it’s important that you seek immediate medical attention. It can save your life and potentially prevent irreversible damage from occurring.
How The Mathis Law Firm Can Help You
We understand that this is a turbulent time in your life, and we know that the outcome of your case will have a significant impact on your future. We are here to help you get the resources you need to best move on with your life. Just some of the ways in which our legal team can help you through this process are as follows:
- Collecting evidence to prove that your injury was caused by someone else’s negligence.
- Working with accident reconstruction experts.
- Consulting with medical experts, such as neurologists, headache specialists, psychiatrists, and more. Doing so will ensure that you receive the care you need, all while getting the extent of your injury and the impact it’s had on your life well-documented for a future personal injury claim.
- Negotiating with insurance companies and refusing to accept lowball offers.
- If necessary, taking your case to trial to get you the maximum compensation to which you are entitled. This compensation can cover the cost of medical care, lost past and future wages, pain and suffering, lower quality of life, emotional distress, and more.
Contact a TX Brain Injury Lawyer
The bottom line is that if you or a loved one has sustained a TBI due to no fault of your own, our firm is here to help you get the compensation you need. Contact The Mathis Law Firm today to schedule your free case evaluation with our compassionate and highly skilled personal injury firm.