Brain injuries can be severe and life-altering. If you have suffered a brain injury because of someone else’s actions or negligence, you can reach out to a Massachusetts brain injury attorney with GED Lawyers for help with your case. If you are seeking compensation for a brain injury, you should be aware that these cases can become complicated. Our law firm can prove your case to the liable party’s insurers and show how your brain injury affects your life.
If you are dealing with a long recovery from a brain injury, you don’t need the stress of trying to file your claim alone. Our attorney can guide you through the entire process, including handling key documents, making phone calls, and gathering your medical records. We also can manage negotiation talks with the insurer while you recover. You can call us now to learn more about the legal recourse you have during a free consultation.
What Kinds of Damages Can I Recover for a Massachusetts for a Brain Injury?
In Massachusetts, you can collect economic and non-economic damages for your injury. Sometimes called specific damages, economic damages are your out-of-pocket expenses. Non-economic damages in Massachusetts are called general damages. These losses do not have a fixed monetary value. Still, our brain injury attorney can assess your losses and determine how much you can request from the liable party to compensate you for your pain or emotional trauma.
Examples of Specific Damages (Financial Losses)
- Medical bills
- Rehabilitation costs
- Travel costs for medical
- Property damage
- Lost wages
- Lost future earnings
Examples of General Damages (Non-Financial Losses)
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional trauma
- Loss of consortium
- Scarring, disfigurement
- Loss of life enjoyment
- Loss of companionship
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Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) Can Cause Long-Term Symptoms
You may already know some of the symptoms of your TBI. Brain injuries can cause various short-term and long-term symptoms. These issues can present as other illnesses and leave you exhausted and confused. Some symptoms can be mild, while others can be severe. Symptoms from brain injuries can be life-threatening.
Common Symptoms of Brain Injuries
- Blurred vision
- Loss of consciousness
- Unable to wake
- Mood problems
- Memory problems
- Hearing loss
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How Our Massachusetts Law Office Can Seek Damages in Your Brain Injury Case
GED Lawyers can lead your brain injury case from start to finish. Our legal professionals will protect your rights and look out for your interests as we seek financial recovery for you. This can relieve your stress and allow you the time you need to heal. Our attorney will handle all the paperwork, long calls on hold with the insurance company, the negotiations, collecting medical records, and keeping track of dates to be sure we turn everything in on time.
When you are dealing with a severe injury that could cause memory problems, you don’t want to miss a deadline and lose your claim. The stress from handling all the information is not conducive to your healing. When you allow a law firm to do the work, you also know that you will be given fair compensation, and all areas will be considered.
Actions a Law Firm May Take on Your Massachusetts Brain Injury Case
- Investigate the accident
- Determine liable parties
- File insurance claims
- Gather medical evidence
- Interview witnesses
- Hire expert testimony
- Negotiate a settlement with insurers
- Fight for your rights in court
I’m Out of Work: Is It Expensive to Get My Personal Injury Case Started?
No. GED Lawyers’ personal injury attorneys work on cases on a contingency basis. This means there is no upfront cost for you. If you don’t win your case, you don’t pay. Contingency fee arrangements allow your attorney to take a percentage of your claim for payment if they win your case. If you do not win your case, the lawyer does not get paid.
GED Lawyers Offer Potential Massachusetts Clients a Free Case Review
You can learn more about your injury case during a free, no-obligation review of your claim. During this complimentary review, we can examine your claim and estimate its value. Our team members can also answer any of your questions you have at that time. You can then decide how you want to proceed.
You have three years from the accident date to pursue an injury lawsuit in Massachusetts, per Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 260, Section 2A. We encourage all clients and prospective clients to start on their cases as soon as they can. Once the deadline expires, you risk losing your chance for recovery.
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Basics of Brain Injuries Worldwide
The International Brain Injury Association shares that of all types of physical injuries a human being can endure, brain injuries are most likely to cause death or a permanent disability. The organization also reports that brain injuries are the leading cause of seizure disorders, death, and disability on a global scale.
In the United States, 50,000 patients that have suffered a brain injury will die each year. If your loved one suffered a brain injury, our Massachusetts attorney can help you file a wrongful death action against the liable party.
Top Causes for Brain Injuries
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says traumatic brain injuries often occur from a bump or severe blow to the head. They can also occur from a penetrating injury, such as a gunshot wound. TBIs are generally divided into three categories based on severity, mild or a concussion, moderate or severe. According to the CDC, TBIs happen for four reasons:
- Motor vehicle crashes
- Suicide attempts by gunfire
Contact GED Lawyers for Help With a Brain Injury Claim in Massachusetts
If you’re ready to file a claim for your brain injury in Massachusetts, contact us at GED Lawyers. Our team is ready to assist you in taking on the insurance companies and getting the compensation you need to continue your life. If someone’s negligence caused your injuries, you should not also have to shoulder the financial burden.
Massachusetts law limits the time that injured victims can file their claims. It can be in your claim’s best interest to file as quickly as possible. It helps get the investigation started while memories are fresh. We can help as our team can gather evidence, interview witnesses, and perform important tasks. Let us stand up for you and take the battle off your hands. Call today for a free consultation.