Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can lead to significant setbacks for victims. Unfortunately, these injuries are not uncommon in and around the Los Angeles area. At the Law Offices of Howard Kornberg, our team is here to help if you need a Los Angeles traumatic brain injury attorney by your side. If the careless or negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity caused the injury, we will fully investigate the claim and help ensure that you recover the maximum compensation you are entitled to.
Most Common Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Los Angeles
The attorneys at the Law Offices of Howard Kornberg have experience handling a wide range of injury cases, including traumatic brain injuries. We know that TBIs can occur in a variety of ways. Our team regularly helps brain injury victims who sustained their injuries due to the following:
- Car accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Commercial truck accidents
- Bus accidents
- Slip and fall incidents
- Workplace accidents
- Construction accidents
- Defective products
- Violence and abuse
How Do Traumatic Brain Injuries Affect Victims?
The effects of a traumatic brain injury will vary widely depending on the circumstances surrounding each particular situation. Factors that can affect the severity of a TBI include the cause of the incident, the force of the initial impact, how quickly a person receives medical care, and the effectiveness of the treatment.
Those who sustain relatively minor traumatic brain injuries (concussions) are likely to make a full recovery and experience very few lasting symptoms. However, those who sustain moderate to severe traumatic brain injuries could suffer from temporary or permanent impairments. This could include the following:
- Difficulties with speech
- Complete or partial paralysis
- Trouble walking or standing
- Muscle stiffness
- Uncontrolled movements
- Loss of fine motor skills
- Cognitive difficulties
- Difficulties with relationships
- …and more
What Type Of Compensation Is Available in These Cases?
At the Law Offices of Howard Kornberg, our brain injury attorneys work diligently to secure compensation for our clients. This includes both economic and non-economic compensation:
- Economic compensation can include:
- Past and future medical bills
- Payment for past and future physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy
- Payment for any necessary in-home care
- Past and future lost income
- General out-of-pocket expenses
- Non-economic compensation can include:
- Loss of quality of life damages
- Pain and suffering damages
- Emotional distress damages
- Loss of future earning potential
- Loss of consortium
At the Law Offices of Howard Kornberg, your case will be handled by an experienced trial attorney who has won over 98% of all his jury trials and has resolved hundreds of millions of dollars in verdict and settlements.
Call A Los Angeles Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney
If you or somebody you love has sustained a traumatic brain injury caused by the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of somebody else, contact the team at the Law Offices of Howard Kornberg for help with your case today. We have extensive resources that we can use to help investigate every aspect of your claim. Our goal is to ensure that you receive the maximum compensation that will help you make a full recovery. When you need a Los Angeles traumatic brain injury attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 310-997-0904.