The Impact of Brain Injuries on Personal Injury Claims

The Impact of Brain Injuries on Personal Injury Claims

A brain injury can cause permanent and long-lasting impairment as well as decreased quality of life. When a brain injury comes as a result of another party’s negligent actions, a victim in this situation may take legal action to obtain the compensation they need for the financial losses that they sustained. An accident causing a brain injury may lead to damages such as medical expenses, significant pain and suffering, an inability to work and earn a living, and more. 

If you were the victim of an unintentional injury accident that lead to a brain injury, then you may be able to file a claim to obtain the compensation you are owed by the negligent party who was responsible for your harm. For more information on the personal injury claims process and how much your claim could be worth, you are welcome to call the Tampa brain injury attorneys at Fulgencio Law.

Brain Injuries and Personal Injury Claims

The Impact of Brain Injuries on Personal Injury ClaimsThe amount of financial compensation one can receive from a successful personal injury claim depends on a couple of factors. The first is the extent of the damages that were suffered. Typically, when catastrophic harm is sustained,  the higher the compensation will be. This is because more substantial damages warrant much larger settlements.

The second key factor in obtaining compensation from a personal injury claim is understanding the claims process and knowing what your claim is actually worth. Far too often, victims can be overwhelmed by their physical injuries and the claims process, and in an attempt to close a claim and obtain compensation quickly, they will accept a settlement that is much lower than what their damages are worth.

It can be complicated figuring out what damages are applicable and what a claim’s value is which is why consulting with a personal injury attorney is advantageous. An attorney will know exactly where to look to assess damages and value a claim. Also, an attorney will know how to navigate the claims process and negotiate for fair compensation.

For individuals that suffer brain injuries, recovery could be possible or a victim may never be able to completely recover to where they were before their accident. In some cases, brain injuries can be so catastrophic that a victim may never experience improvement and be unable to heal. In the most tragic of circumstances, a brain injury victim could lose their life.

The relationship between lawsuits and brain injuries often parallels that of other personal injury suits with respect to compensation reflecting the nature of the injuries that were suffered. Usually, financial compensation is related to the long-term severity of impairment that was suffered by a brain injury victim. 

Speak to Fulgencio Law Today

If you were diagnosed with a brain injury after your accident, your world may never be the same. To help you pay for your losses, you may be able to recover compensation by filing a brain injury claim. For more information and help with the claims process, please call Fulgencio Law today to schedule a free consultation at (813) 463-0123.

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