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Hitchcock Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) occur when your head forcefully impacts another object. This could be from a person’s fist, a serious fall, or in a vehicle accident. If you injure your skull, seek immediate medical care. Symptoms may not manifest until after the brain swells to a critical point.

TBIs are life-threatening and often leave residual effects for a lifetime. They can cause mood swings, recurring dizziness, memory loss, and more. A TBI can make you unable to work at the level you did prior to the injury, and you may require a lifetime of specialized care.

If someone else caused your injuries through negligence or intentional actions, a knowledgeable catastrophic attorney could help you seek compensation. Reach out to a Hitchcock traumatic brain injury lawyer for guidance on building your case today.

Examples of Traumatic Brain Injury Accidents

Severe injuries like a TBI are often caused by another person’s recklessness and carelessness. Some scenarios where TBIs can occur due to negligence include:

  • A car rear-ends a motorcyclist, causing them to flip and land on the pavement
  • A bus driver falls asleep at the wheel and hits a structure, causing passengers to fly out of their seats and hit the windows
  • A person falls down a defective staircase, hitting their head at the bottom
  • A shopper slips on a water spill caused by leaky pipes the owner did not address and hits their head

A party was expected to act as a reasonable person would under the same circumstances may have breached their duty, and caused a foreseeable accident with injuries. A brain injury lawyer in Hitchcock could use the duty of care to establish negligence and make a case for damages from a jury or insurance settlement.

How an Attorney Builds a Negligence Case

A plaintiff needs evidence to win a TBI case for compensation. If law enforcement responds to an accident, the officer’s report is crucial, and a personal injury attorney could interview witnesses, assess surveillance cameras, and collect cell phone videos. Additionally, medical reports can determine the severity of injuries and how much compensation an individual will need to live a full life.

Statute of Limitations in TBI Cases

The Texas Civil Practice and Remedies Code § 16.003 allows people who are injured due to negligence a two-year period to file a lawsuit, although there are certain exceptions. This prevents a case from being drawn out and lowers the risk of evidence and witnesses disappearing. A TBI lawyer in Hitchcock could represent and advocate for their client in court within this timeline and provide any insight into whether certain exceptions may prolong – or shorten – the deadline.

Let a Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney in Hitchcock Seek Justice for You

Traumatic brain injuries are life-changing, leaving many individuals with debilitating headaches, brain fog, and depression. Some people may even require assisted-living machine for the rest of their life. When you sustain a TBI due to someone else’s negligent actions, you deserve compensation from the at-fault party for your physical, financial, and emotional losses.

Our team at Schechter Shaffer & Harris, LLP is here to help present strong evidence to a jury or insurance adjuster in your case. Get in touch with a Hitchcock traumatic brain injury lawyer today for legal assistance in obtaining damages for all that you have lost or will lose in the future.

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