Atlanta Brain Injury Lawyers Answer FAQs
Brain Trauma - Frequently Asked Questions
Each year, millions of Americans suffer some sort of serious brain injury. These are injuries that can range from mild concussions to severe penetrating accidents. It's common for suffers of brain damage or traumatic brain injury to need a lifetime of medical care and treatment. This means anyone who suffers such a catastrophic injury due to the negligence of another person could be able to pursue significant compensation. But, you’ll need skilled and experienced representation to get the outcome you deserve.
Grant Law Offices has helped many people and their families affected by brain injuries. Let our Atlanta, GA brain injury attorneys help you explore your legal options in a free and confidential case review today. We will provide you with the information and the guidance you need to make an informed decision about your case. You can reach us at (404) 995-3955 or (866) 249-5513.
A: A brain injury can happen just about anywhere. The injured person could have been driving to work, undergoing a routine medical procedure, or just out for a walk in the park. All that's required is a degree of negligence or willful aggression on the part of another person or company to turn any situation into a civil matter. Some of the more common scenarios Grant Law Office has encountered include:
- Car accidents
- Hit and run accidents
- Large truck collisions
- Medical malpractice
- On the job accidents
- Premises liability
- Product liability
- Sports injury
A: To accurately determine the type of award you could secure for your brain injury, we would first need to review your case. Only then would we be able to make an accurate assessment of its potential value. However, brain injuries often leave victims in a state of permanent care, with their lives forever changed by their accident. As a result, compensation in such cases can be significant, as it must take into account both present and future medical expenses. Some of the more typical types of damages covered can include:
- Medical equipment and pharmaceuticals
- Hospital accommodations and treatment
- Emergency medical treatment and care
- Doctor’s fees and specialist costs
- Loss of wages and employment
- Physical and emotional therapy
- Loss of consortium
- Pain and suffering
A: Unfortunately, probably not as long as you may like. The State of Georgia maintains a two year statute of limitations on all personal injury cases – including those involving brain injuries. This is a ticking clock that started running the moment after your accident took place. If you are unable to meet the required deadline imposed by the state, you may lose all chance at compensation.
A: Simply put – we care. Brain injuries are by their very nature catastrophic. Even the simplest of injuries to the skull can have devastating results. In such cases, you need a legal team that not only listens to your every concern but also takes the time to fully explain how they will be addressed. Grant Law Office takes the time to personally guide every client through the claims process. We believe getting you on the road to recovery starts the day you call our office. You can reach our Georgia injury attorneys at (404) 995-3955 or (866) 249-5513.