Traumatic Brain Injury


Traumatic Brain Injury – A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or a closed-head trauma has devastating effects on the victims of brain injuries and their families. Unfortunately, brain injuries are a fairly common injury from an accident. According to the Center for Disease Control, approximately 1.4 million people every year sustain a TBI. Of those people, over 200,000 people are hospitalized due to TBI.  Our NH TBI lawyers will aggressively represent you.

Motor vehicle crashes, work place injuries and slip-and-fall accidents result in a large number of TBI-related hospitalizations. Whether your injury is mild, moderate or severe, it can have life-long effects. TBI can cause a wide range of functional changes affecting thinking, language, sensations and emotions.

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Once we are involved, we will take immediate action.  We’re here to understand how your life has been impacted by the injury.

If you are the victim of a brain injury, it is important to choose an experienced NH traumatic brain injury lawyer who understands the medical facts with brain injuries. Some insurance company adjusters and lawyers may not understand the serious consequences of brain injuries.    Unfortunately, a brain injury can seem like an “invisible” injury for the victim.   We understand these cases and will fight for you.

New Hampshire Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyers

The attorneys at Douglas, Leonard & Garvey have years of experience as brain injury attorneys for brain injury victims.  It is important to choose a skilled and experienced personal injury lawyer to ensure that you get the most money for your injuries.

With our years of trial experience and representing brain injury victims, please call us for an immediate, free consultation at 1-800-240-1988 or complete our evaluation form.

Additional Resources for New Hampshire Traumatic Brain Injuries

NH Brain Injury Association
Brain Trauma Association
CDC – Traumatic Brain Injury – Injury Center
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

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How Common Are Brain Injuries?

brain2According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2.5 million emergency room visits, hospitalizations or deaths were associated with a traumatic brain injury in 2010.

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What Should I Do If I’m Injured?

Your first priority is to get medical treatment. Talk with your doctor about your injury and make a plan to recover.

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Can I Sue The Party Responsible For Causing My Brain Injury?

If you believe you have a claim, your best course of action is to contact an experienced brain injury lawyer who can investigate your case. A lawyer needs to determine if another party was responsible for your injury, which can be complicated. For example, if the brain injury occurred as a result of medical malpractice, then the healthcare providers involved might be responsible. If a negligent driver caused a car accident resulting in brain damage, the driver may be responsible. Regardless of what circumstance causes the injury, it is necessary to investigate in order to determine who is responsible.

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What Type Of Damages Can Be Awarded In a Brain Injury Lawsuit?

Damages depend on a variety of circumstances, so each case is different. However, an experienced lawyer will try to get compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, impaired earning capacity, life care expenses and future expenses.

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Are Brain Injury Cases Difficult to Prove?

Brain injury cases present unique challenges.  Because the injuries can be “invisible,” it is necessary to explain to the insurance companies the significant impact and changes brain injuries can cause to a victim’s life and their family.  Typically, it is necessary to hire experts to present a brain injury case, which is very expensive. You need to hire a lawyer that has the resources to devote the time and expenses to your case.

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Do I Need to Hire An Attorney If I Have Suffered a Brain Injury?

The short answer is yes. Insurance companies have experienced adjusters and lawyers on their side. You need an experienced lawyer representing you to protect your interests. An experienced brain injury lawyer will ensure the insurance company understands the unique issues confronting you as you seek fair compensation.

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