Every year 50,000 people die from traumatic brain injuries, while another 80,000 people face long-term disabilities as the result of brain injuries. A brain injury can occur when the head suffers from direct external trauma, such as striking a windshield during a car accident, or the brain may become injured in a situation in which the head does not strike anything; rather it quickly accelerates/decelerates, which occurs during a whiplash injury.
Have you or a loved one suffered a serious head injury that was caused by another individual? Contact Peterson & Associates, P.C. today at (816) 298-8708.
Long-term loss of brain function can be the result of seemingly minor head injuries, leading to a loss of earning capacity and lower quality of life. If you received a head injury due to someone else’s actions, you need legal and financial support. At Peterson & Associates, P.C., our Kansas City brain injury lawyers help injured people hold at-fault parties accountable for the harm they caused. Our work helps people receive the medical care and financial security they need.
Depending upon the severity and type of brain injury the victim suffered, his or her brain may be bruised or bleeding, and the tissue may be twisted or torn. Brain damage may take place at the time of the accident, but in some cases, brain damage may develop over time. That is why it is so important to seek medical attention immediately, undergo necessary tests, and schedule follow-up appointments with your physician to further investigate your condition.
These serious and life-altering injuries may be caused by:
As the victim of an accident that resulted in a brain or head injury, you have rights, and should contact a Missouri brain injury attorney at Peterson & Associates, P.C. today.
We can aggressively represent you against the negligent party whose reckless actions caused your pain and suffering, and hold that party responsible for what they have done.
Compensation lawsuits that involve head injuries can be complex to fully litigate. At Peterson & Associates, P.C., we have decades of experience backed by courtroom victories and negotiated settlements amounting to more than $500 million in compensation* for our clients. Simply put, if you need proven, dependable legal representation for a personal injury lawsuit, we can help.
Contact the Kansas City brain injury lawyers at Peterson & Associates, P.C. We proudly offer completely free legal consultations to guide your next decision, and we only get paid if your case is won.
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