Miami Personal Injury Attorney Helping Victims of Brain Injuries Caused by Negligence
Around 2.5 million people every year suffer some form of traumatic brain injury (TBI) nationwide, and it is estimated that more than five million people in the U.S. suffer some disability related to a TBI. Brain injuries are medical emergencies which must be properly diagnosed and treated in a timely manner. Even when properly treated, persons living with TBI face enormous medical bills for hospital care, in-home or nursing home care, and rehabilitation in every area of their lives, including physical, vocational and psychological.
Goldfarb Law helps persons who have been injured by the negligence of others in Miami and south Florida. Personal injury attorney Michael Goldfarb works quickly to obtain the full amount of compensation needed for people who have suffered severe or catastrophic injuries, including brain injuries. Goldfarb Law helps people with TBI incurred due to any type of negligence or misconduct, including:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Incidents of violence due to negligent security, such as from a violent patron at a bar or an overzealous bouncer
- Premises liability (slip and fall)
- Elevator accidents
Brain injuries come in many forms with different symptoms and limitations
Brain injuries can range from the mild to severe. Common types of brain injury include:
- Diffuse Axonal Injury
- Depressed skull fracture
- Comminuted skull fracture
Concussion is the most common and the mildest form of TBI. That said, concussions can still cause serious, long-lasting detrimental effects. These include slower reaction time, which can prevent a person from driving or working in certain jobs. Also, about one in ten concussion victims suffer from post-concussion syndrome, in which concussion symptoms can last for months or even a year.
After any injury involving a blow to the head, seek medical attention, especially if you note any of the following signs or symptoms of a brain injury:
- Loss of consciousness
- Confusion or difficulty concentrating
- Feeling disoriented
- Loss of memory (amnesia)
- Numbness or paralysis
- Blurred vision, slurred speech or ringing in the ears
- Persistent headache or neck pain
- Change in sleep patterns, depression or a change in mood or personality
Goldfarb Law in Miami can help after a serious brain injury accident
TBI victims and their families may not understand the range of limitations, challenges and the lifetime of additional costs that may be in store. Insurance companies take advantage of this by offering a quick cash settlement that seems to meet your current medical bills but will leave you shortchanged in the long run after you have already released them from further liability. Persons suffering from TBI or any serious injury are strongly advised to consult with an attorney before accepting any payments or signing any releases. In Miami, attorney Michael Goldfarb can help you understand how much money you should expect for your claim and will negotiate the appropriate amount with the insurance company on your behalf. Goldfarb Law offers a free initial consultation to learn about your injury and advise you on how best to proceed.
Our Miami Personal Injury Attorney is Ready to Help
If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury due to the negligence or misconduct of another, contact Goldfarb Law in Miami at 305-433-3200 for a no-cost consultation with a skilled and knowledgeable Miami personal injury attorney ready to help you get the compensation you need after a serious injury.