Head injury is a trauma to the head, which may or may not include injury to the brain. Head injuries can be closed or open. A closed head injury is one in which the skull is not broken. A penetrating head injury occurs when an object pierces the skull. A head injury may cause a skull fracture, which may or may not be associated with injury to the brain. Brain injuries may occur over a wide or small area.
Common causes of head injury are:
Traffic accidents, including pedestrian accidents
Occupational accidents, including construction accidents
Assaults and other violent crimes
Bicycle, motorcycle, and truck accidents are also a common cause of head injury-related death and disability.
Head injuries can result in attention, emotional, and memory loss problems. Severe head injuries can lead to paralysis, coma, or wrongful death. Because so much is at stake, you should entrust your head injury case to an experienced personal injury attorney. Our attorneys have over three decades of trial experience, including 16 years representing insurance companies in personal injury cases.
We offer a free initial consultation to go over your case, and do not collect any fee until you obtain a settlement or a monetary award at trial. If you are in need of a head or brain injury attorney, call our office today to set up your free consultation.