Fort Lauderdale and Miami Brain Injury Attorneys
Miami, Plantation & Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Head injuries are a particularly dangerous and sadly common effect of car accidents and fall down accidents. Traumatic brain injuries can have devastating consequences that resonate for the rest of your life. It is estimated that about 1 million people suffer some type of brain injury each year, with half of those being caused in motor vehicle accidents. Our experienced Miami brain injury attorneys are here to help you pursue justice and compensation for your injury.
A traumatic brain injury is caused by sudden and severe blow to your head. The most common type of head injury diagnosed from the trauma of a car accident is known as a closed head injury, such as when your head hits a hard surface, like a steering wheel or car window. Sadly these types of close head injuries may also happen in even apparently minor car accidents.
Brain injuries may also be caused when the skull is penetrated by an object, like a piece of glass from a windshield. Brain injuries may result in both primary and secondary damage. Primary brain damage includes skull fractures and lobe lacerations. Secondary damage often includes swelling or infection.
Head injuries are generally categorized as follows:
- Mild, which generally result from a short loss of consciousness
- Moderate, which are categorized as those resulting in impairments to motor functions which may last from a few weeks to permanent loss
- Severe, which result in long periods of unconsciousness or even comas
Typically brain injuries cause physical problems including tinnitus, dizziness, vision problems and lack of coordination. More importantly, brain injuries caused debilitating cognitive problems which affect your ability to communicate, difficulty concentrating, memory deficiencies and inability to perform activities of daily living. Whether mild, moderate or severe, the victims of head and brain injuries suffer debilitating problems, which may change their lives forever.
Traumatic brain injuries are some of the most devastating personal injuries we see. Our brain injury attorneys are prepared to evaluate your case and fight for your rights as an innocent victim of another driver’s mistake. We recognize and appreciate our clients’ needs, and the problems they face living with these injuries. Our priority is helping our clients receive proper specialized medical care, with a medical doctor, neuropsychologist or in-patient extensive rehabilitation.
For over 20 years, we at the Law Offices of Joseph I. Lipsky, P.A. have aggressively helped injured victims and their loved ones overcome and live with the damaging effects of head injuries from accidents. We are always available to discuss your case and all of your available options, to help you pursue the appropriate course of action. If you need an experienced brain injury attorney in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, the Palm Beaches, Naples or the Florida Keys to help you after your car accident, please contact The Law Offices of Joseph I. Lipsky, PA today for a free, no-obligation consultation.