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Brain Injuries

Redding Brain Injury Attorney

Helping Brain Injury Victims in Redding, CA

Brain injuries are some of the most serious injuries a person can suffer. They can result in permanent disabilities, including cognitive impairments, memory loss, and even a coma. If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury due to someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

At the Law Offices of Larry S. Buckley, our Redding brain injury lawyer has over two decades of experience. We have helped countless clients recover the compensation they were owed, and we are ready to help you, too. We understand the challenges you are facing, and we are prepared to fight for you every step of the way.

Call our firm today at (530) 491-4727 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation with our brain injury attorney in Redding. We can help you understand your legal options and the best way to proceed.

Types of Brain Injuries

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a type of brain injury caused by an external force that results in the impairment or disruption of normal brain function. TBIs can range from mild to severe, and they are often classified based on the severity of symptoms and the extent of damage to the brain tissue.

Here are common types of traumatic brain injuries:

  • Concussion:
    • Description: Concussions are one of the most common and mildest forms of traumatic brain injury. They often result from a sudden blow to the head or a violent shaking of the head and can temporarily disrupt normal brain function.
    • Symptoms: Symptoms may include headaches, dizziness, confusion, memory problems, and sensitivity to light or noise.
    • Severity: Generally considered a mild TBI.
  • Contusion:
    • Description: A contusion is a bruise on the brain, typically caused by a direct impact to the head. It involves bleeding and can result in localized damage to the brain tissue.
    • Symptoms: Symptoms can vary depending on the location and size of the contusion but may include cognitive and motor impairments.
    • Severity: Can range from mild to severe.
  • Diffuse Axonal Injury (DAI):
    • Description: DAI is a severe form of TBI that involves widespread damage to the brain's white matter, particularly the axons that connect nerve cells.
    • Cause: Often occurs due to rapid acceleration or deceleration, as seen in car accidents or severe falls.
    • Symptoms: DAI can result in a range of cognitive, motor, and sensory deficits.
    • Severity: Generally considered severe.
  • Penetrating Injury:
    • Description: This occurs when an object penetrates the skull and enters the brain tissue, causing localized damage.
    • Cause: Often associated with gunshot wounds, sharp objects, or other penetrating trauma.
    • Symptoms: Can vary widely depending on the location and depth of penetration.
    • Severity: Can range from mild to severe, depending on the extent of damage.
  • Coup-Contrecoup Injury:
    • Description: This injury involves damage at two sites—the site of impact (coup) and the opposite side of the brain due to the rebound effect (contrecoup).
    • Cause: Typically occurs when the head is subjected to a force that causes the brain to move within the skull.
    • Symptoms: Cognitive and motor impairments may be present at both impact sites.
    • Severity: Can vary depending on the force and location of impact.

Common Causes of Brain Injuries

Brain injuries can be caused by a wide range of accidents and incidents. If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury due to someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Some of the most common causes of brain injuries include:

  • Car accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Slip and falls
  • Workplace accidents
  • Construction accidents
  • Defective products
  • Medical malpractice
  • Birth injuries

Common Symptoms of Brain Injuries

Brain injuries can be difficult to diagnose, as the symptoms may not appear for days or even weeks after the injury occurs. If you have been involved in an accident and you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, you should seek medical attention right away.

Some of the most common symptoms of brain injuries include:

  • Headaches
  • Blurred vision
  • Confusion
  • Memory loss
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Changes in mood
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Seizures
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Vomiting
  • Slurred speech
  • Weakness in the extremities

How Our Redding Brain Injury Lawyer Can Help

At the Law Offices of Larry S. Buckley, we understand the physical, emotional, and financial toll that traumatic brain injuries can take on individuals and their families. Our commitment is to provide skilled legal representation, working tirelessly to secure the compensation you deserve. If you or a loved one has experienced a traumatic brain injury, we are here to guide you through the legal process and fight for your rights.

Here's how we can assist you with your personal injury lawsuit:

  • Case Evaluation: Our experienced attorneys conduct a detailed evaluation of the case, examining medical records, accident reports, and other relevant documentation to determine the extent of the brain injury, its impact on your life, and the liability of the responsible party.
  • Building a Strong Case: We work diligently to build a compelling case on your behalf. This includes collecting evidence, consulting with experts, and collaborating with medical professionals to establish a clear connection between the personal injury incident and the resulting traumatic brain injury.
  • Legal Strategy: Crafting a solid legal strategy is crucial. We develop a customized approach for each case, considering the unique circumstances involved. Our goal is to maximize the compensation you may be entitled to, covering medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
  • Negotiation with Insurance Companies: We handle negotiations with insurance companies on your behalf. Our experienced negotiators engage in discussions to secure a fair settlement that reflects the full extent of your losses. Throughout this process, we aim to protect your rights and advocate for your best interests.
  • Litigation Support: In the event that a fair settlement cannot be reached through negotiations, we are prepared to take your case to court. Our skilled trial attorneys provide strong litigation support, presenting your case in a compelling manner and advocating for your rights before a judge and jury.
  • Client Advocacy: We prioritize effective communication and keep you informed at every stage of the legal process. Our team advocates for your rights with compassion and dedication, ensuring that you have the support you need during what can be a challenging time.

Contact us today at (530) 491-4727 to let us fight for your entitled compensation.

Why Choose Law Offices of Larry S. Buckley?

  • We Are Experienced

    We have handled almost every type of personal injury case and have recovered millions of dollars.

  • We Are Available 24/7

    We understand that accidents can happen at any time and we're here for you day and night.

  • We Are Committed

    We are focused on providing our clients an exceptional customer service and legal experience.

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