Every year, millions of people in the U.S. sustain head and brain injuries. Some are minor because the skull is quite good at protecting the brain. More than half are bad enough that people must go to the hospital. Serious head injuries can lead to permanent brain damage or death.Millions of people in the US sustain head and brain injuries every year. The skull does such a good job of protecting the brain that most injuries are minor; however, half of the injured must seek medical attention. An estimated 1.4 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury , a blow or jolt to the head, which can disrupt the normal function of the brain. In some cases, only a mild concussion results; for others coma or even death is the outcome. At least 5.3 million Americans cope with a disability after a traumatic brain or head injury.
The leading causes of these types of injuries are:
- Vehicle accidents and crashes
- Firearm use
- Slips and/or falls
Our firm represents clients or loved ones of clients located in Maine, once lived in Maine or were injured in another State who suffered from brain injuries.
We know that a brain injury impacts a person and his family in a profound, long-term and life altering manner. Our firm understands that the immediate goals after going through such trauma are to get medical bills paid and covered, make sure you or your loved one does not suffer financially through any lost wages, and make sure the appropriate insurance company will pay for future treatment relating to the injury. Further, it is our job to see that the injured person and his/her family receive the financial compensation needed to cover future expenses.
Only by sitting down with our experienced medical-legal team and sharing your story will you know what possible options are available to you. Our attorneys will work with insurance companies and other parties involved in your case to make sure all your needs are handled quickly and appropriately.
If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury, contact us online or call us at 207-947-4LAW (4529) to set up a FREE consultation with our medical-legal team to discuss your legal options.