Tampa Brain Injury Lawyer
Attorney Armando Edmiston knows how to build a successful claim
Traumatic brain injuries, concussions, and head injuries are some of the most serious car accident injuries you can sustain in a collision. Even relatively minor car accidents at low speeds can result in a severe head or brain injury. All it takes is one blow to the head to inflict serious and potentially life-altering brain damage.
These types of injuries commonly occur in crashes because of the jolting, violent nature of most car accidents. The sudden acceleration and deceleration involved in a traffic collision can cause your brain to crash violently back and forth inside your skull, which can lead to bleeding (brain hemorrhage), bruising (brain contusion) or tearing of the brain (diffuse axonal injury).
You can sustain a brain injury by hitting your head on the steering wheel, dashboard, window, or any other part of your car during a collision. A blow to the head from a projectile or having a foreign object penetrate or fracture your skull can also result in a traumatic brain injury.
If you suffered a head or brain injury in a car accident, the cost to cover your doctor bills and other medical expenses can quickly become overwhelming. Getting appropriate compensation from the insurance company for your current and future expenses can sometimes be a challenge. This is especially true when a severe head or brain injury is involved, and your medical expenses are high.
Tampa attorney Armando Edmiston realizes how serious these types of injuries are and can fight to get you the highest amount of compensation possible for your specific case. Armando Personal Injury Law treats clients like members of the family and can help you get the justice you deserve.
What are the symptoms of a brain injury?
Enduring the symptoms of a concussion or a traumatic brain injury can cause a lot of emotional distress, along with pain and suffering. Some brain injuries can also be fatal. Common symptoms include:
- Loss of consciousness
- Memory loss
- Problems concentrating
- Mood swings
- Speech impairments
- Blurry vision
- Sensitivity to light
- Loss of coordination
- Lack of balance
- Sleep problems
Treatment for traumatic brain injuries may include rest, prescription medication, surgery, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other types of rehabilitation.
How much is my brain injury claim worth?
The value of your brain injury claim will depend on the specific details of your case and the overall impact your brain injury has had on your life. No two cases are exactly the same, but in general you may be entitled to compensation for:
- Medical expenses, including the cost of long-term care, rehab, surgery, therapy, prescriptions, etc.
- Lost wages from missed time at work
- Loss of earning capacity if you are no longer able to work
- Replacement services, such as housekeeping and childcare
- Pain and suffering/punitive damages
Some severe brain injuries result in irreversible brain damage that causes the victim to remain unresponsive and in a vegetative state. If you’re the family member of a brain injury victim who’s suffered permanent damage like this, you may be able to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit.
Take strong legal action with an experienced brain injury attorney
Victims of traumatic brain injuries, concussions and head injuries often require extensive treatment and sometimes long-term care. That’s why you need to make sure you get appropriate compensation to cover the cost of your medical expenses not just now, but moving forward.
Attorney Armando Edmiston understands what you’re going through and will work tirelessly to get you the compensation you need and deserve. You also don’t have to pay our law firm anything unless we win. That’s because we represent our clients on a contingency fee basis. Find out more by scheduling your free case evaluation today.