Florida Brain Injury Attorney
Serving Miami, Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville, and Tallahassee
At braininjuryflorida.com, each brain injury attorney has the experience and knowledge necessary to successfully litigate your traumatic brain injury lawsuit. Our Florida TBI lawyers are available for a free consultation to review your claim and can determine if you have a case. Renowned nationwide for our impressive track record of brain injury verdicts and settlements, our attorneys will protect your rights as a victim and provide expert guidance throughout the legal process.
Contact a Florida brain injury attorney if you are a Tampa, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Orlando, or Miami-area TBI victim. Schedule a free consultation for an evaluation of your potential claim.
- Do I need a traumatic brain injury attorney?
- Who can sue for a traumatic brain injury?
- How will my brain injury attorney help me prepare for trial?
- Should I accept a settlement or go before a jury?
- What financial compensation may I be entitled to?
Do I need a traumatic brain injury attorney?
If another party’s recklessness, carelessness, or negligence has caused you to suffer a traumatic brain, serious neck, or spinal cord injury, you should always contact a lawyer. Statistics show that victims who choose to “go it alone” obtain substantially less compensation than those who retain representation.
We handle traumatic brain injury lawsuits involving:
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of brain injury for both adolescents and adults. Half of all traumatic brain injuries are caused by collisions involving cars, trucks, motorcycles, and bicycles, according Mayo Clinic.
Slip and Fall Accidents
Children under age four and people over age 75 are particularly susceptible to brain injuries as a result of slip and fall accidents.
According to the Brain Injury Resource Center in Washington, an estimated 300,000 sports-related brain injuries occur in the United States each year. Our brain injury attorneys represent Orlando, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, Miami, and Jacksonville victims injured while boxing, playing football, ice and roller hockey, soccer, baseball, basketball, or while skiing.
All too often, preventable hospital or emergency room mistakes result in traumatic brain injury. Our attorneys handle medical malpractice claims involving birth injuries, emergency room mistakes, and surgical errors.
Traumatic brain injuries are among the most serious disabling injuries a person can sustain in the workplace.Workplace injury victims may require long-term compensation from a workplace insurance program like workers’ compensation.
Assault and other acts of violence account for 11 percent of all brain injury cases nationwide, according to the CDC. Firearms are the leading cause of TBI-related deaths, with nearly 9 out of 10 victims dying as a result of such brain trauma.
Who can sue for a traumatic brain injury?
Anyone who suffers a traumatic brain injury due to the reckless or negligent actions of another may be eligible to file a lawsuit. Whether your injury was sustained in a motor vehicle accident, construction accident, or as the result of a defective product or unsafe premises, you can file a claim against the responsible party (or parties). Additionally, if you have lost a loved one, you may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim.
How will my Florida brain injury attorney help me prepare for trial?
Your traumatic brain, neck, or spinal cord injury lawyer will take extraordinary care to ensure that you thoroughly understand what to expect in the event that a settlement cannot be reached before trial. We will help you through each step of your lawsuit, provide accurate and thorough information about your claim, and ensure that you are aware of your legal rights.
Should I accept a settlement or go before a jury?
Deciding whether or not to accept a settlement can be very difficult. Your brain injury attorney will thoroughly discuss any offer with you, weighing the pros and cons of settling. We will offer our opinion regarding the offer’s fairness, but in the end, the decision is always yours.
What financial compensation may I be entitled to?
Depending on the nature of the cases, compensatory damages may cover these or other expenses resulting from your traumatic brain injury:
- Medical bills
- Pain and suffering
- Lost wages, including overtime
- Physical disability
- Mental anguish
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Loss of companionship
- Mental disability
- Property damage
- Transportation charges