Traumatic brain injuries can have devastating consequences and leave individuals with permanent disabilities. They often create complications for the rest of a person’s life and can adversely affect their loved ones as well. If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury in an accident causes by another person’s careless, negligent, or reckless conduct, the BPCAB Law personal injury can help. We will ensure that your rights are protected and maximize the compensation you’re entitled to.
The most current estimates show that roughly 140,000 individuals suffer traumatic brain injuries every year in Canada. Of those 9,000 cases are fatal, 30,000 are hospitalized, and the remainder are treated in an ER and eventually released. Typically, traumatic brain injuries are caused by different types of accidents such as motor vehicle and motorcycle accidents as well as pedestrian, public transit, and slip and fall accidents. They can also be caused by medical malpractice and sports injuries.
Traumatic brain injuries or TBI’s range from mild to severe and often cause a broad range of cognitive, emotional, and physical symptoms. TBI’s are classified based on the severity of the injury:
Your BPCAB Law traumatic brain injury lawyer will ensure that you get the medical treatment and medications required for your injury as well as any occupational and physical rehabilitation therapy that may be needed.
Compensation for a TBI depends on several different factors. Damages claimed in these types of cases are typically much higher than other personal injury cases with claims in the millions of dollars being a common occurrence. At BPCAB Law, our personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis which means we only get paid if your claim or lawsuit has a successful outcome and the amount of compensation that you’re awarded is paid.
The amount of compensation you’re awarded will vary depending on a broad range of factors such as the exact nature of your TBI and loss of income. There should also be compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and any other out-of-pocket expenses related to your case. At the end of the day, our mission at BPCAB Law is to ensure our clients receive the compensation they’re deserving of.
Recoverable damages in your Edmonton traumatic injury case will help you rebuild your life after such a devastating event. Extensive care for these types of injuries almost ensures that injury victims will face mounting medical bills due to the cost of their injuries and how long it affects them. Our traumatic brain injury lawyers will review your circumstances and determine what damages are recoverable as well as the amount of compensation you may be entitled to.
We will collect as much evidence as possible to prove what your injury has cost you emotionally, financially, and physically. We can calculate your economic damages such as lost income, loss of future earnings, medical expenses, and property damage. Plus, we will calculate the value of your non-economic damages including your diminished quality of life, emotional distress and mental anguish, and your pain and suffering in order to establish what your traumatic brain injury case is actually worth.
Furthermore, your traumatic brain injury settlement may include punitive damages, if the at-fault party’s behavior was outrageously egregious or wrongful death damages if you lost a loved one due to the injury they sustained. Once your BPCAB Law personal injury lawyer has estimated what your case is worth, they’ll negotiate a settlement with the opposing party or their insurance company. If negotiations fail, we will litigate your case in a jury trial.
After a traumatic brain injury, your life may never be the same and your family will be forced to deal with this reality. If you’re unable to return to work, a TBI lawyer can help you get the money needed for lost income, rehabilitation expenses, and other costs associated with your injury. We’ll not only seek justice in your case, we’ll aggressively negotiate for the highest settlement possible and seek compensation for your lifetime. For more information about how we can help with your traumatic brain injury case, call BPCAB Law today at (800) 276-0973.