Savannah Brain Injury Attorneys
When people suffer brain injuries, they often experience changes in their physical coordination, fine motor skills, cognitive abilities, and even their personalities. The brain is the control center for the entire body, and when it gets damaged, whether from an accident, medical complication, or violent act, life may never be the same for a victim and his or her family.
If you or a loved one suffered a brain injury due to an accident, assault, or medical mistake, you may be entitled to compensation. Brain injury victims often face long roads to recovery, and injury-related disabilities can prevent them from going back to work for months, years, or even permanently.
At Owens & Mulherin Injury Lawyers, we know the difficulties victims and their families face after brain injuries. When you contact us, we’ll make sure the insurance company knows how your brain injury has affected your or your loved one’s life. We’ll also consult experts and obtain the medical evaluations necessary to prove and explain your injury.
Get in touch with our legal team today by dialing 1-800-396-5368 or filling out our free online form.
Common Causes of Brain Injuries
Any trauma that involves a victim’s head can result in a brain injury. There are several events that can result in people suffering brain injuries, such as:
- Car accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Motorcycle and bicycle accidents
- Workplace accidents
- Assaults and acts of violence
- Medical complications
Regardless of how you or your loved one suffered a brain injury, we want to help. Our attorneys can work to determine if the other party’s negligence contributed to or caused the accident that resulted in the injury. Then, we’ll do everything we can to help you get compensation.
Common Brain Injury Complications
Brain injuries can cause a variety of complications, ranging from headaches and light sensitivity to coma and even death. In some cases, victims may develop severe complications hours or even days after their accidents.
Some of the most common complications of brain injuries include:
- Cognitive problems
When a head injury affects parts of the brain responsible for higher-level thinking and communication, victims may experience difficulties with memory, reasoning, problem-solving, speaking, and understanding others. These complications can be distressing for both victims and their loved ones.
- Behavioral and emotional problems
Brain injury victims may experience difficulties controlling their emotions or their actions. They may struggle in social situations, act inappropriately, or engage in risky behavior. They also may be prone to emotional problems such as depression, anxiety, mood swings, irritability, and anger.
- Nerve and sensory problems
Many victims become temporarily or permanently disabled due to brain injury complications. They may experience nerve damage, which can result in double vision, reduced or lost vision, facial paralysis, and difficulty swallowing. In some cases, victims have problems with their senses and experiences effects such as tinnitus, poor object recognition, impaired hand-eye coordination, dizziness, and chronic pain.
- Altered consciousness
Even minor brain injuries have the potential to cause victims to temporarily lose consciousness, while moderate to severe brain injuries can result in profound changes in awareness. Some victims may slip into comas or minimally conscious states, while others may experience vegetative states or even brain death due to severe head trauma and the destruction of brain tissue.
Brain injury victims often need help with everyday tasks, including getting dressed, going to the bathroom, and even feeding themselves. People who suffer severe brain injuries may be dependent on life-support systems. We’re dedicated to helping those victims get justice for the injuries they suffered.
Get the Personal Attention You and Your Loved One Deserve
Victims of brain injuries can quickly incur medical bills they might not be able to afford—especially if their conditions prevent them from going back to work. If you or a loved one is suffering from brain injury complications, you deserve a law firm that will fight to get you maximum compensation.
At Owens & Mulherin, our Savannah injury lawyers have focused on giving clients the personal attention they deserve for nearly 20 years. From keeping you up to date on our progress to answering your questions about your case, you can count on us to be at your side every step of the way.
To get started, contact our office at 1-800-396-5368 or fill out an online contact form. Your initial consultation is free, and because we use the No Fee Guarantee®, you won’t owe us anything unless we get money for you.