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Causes of Traumatic Brain Injury

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Traumatic brain injury happens when a bump, blow, or jolt to the head disrupts a person’s normal brain function. Falls are the leading cause of TBI, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accounting for about half of brain injury-related ER visits. Striking an object is the second leading cause.

Incidents such as (but not limited to) the following can commonly lead to brain injuries:

Our firm represented a man who was injured on the side of the road on Interstate 95. A diesel fuel tank had fallen from a truck and spilled onto the highway, so our client pulled his vehicle over on the shoulder. The driver of a vehicle lost control after hitting the fuel slick and struck him. Our client suffered a TBI, which led to amnesia, multiple surgeries, and permanent disability. The traumatic brain injury lawyers at Gay Chacker & Ginsburg obtained $16.5 million from the insurance companies of the two companies whose negligence had led to the fuel tank spill.

In another case, our client was on an outside service balcony of a building and attempted to reenter the building through the balcony access door, when the door blew shut and struck our client. He fell and struck his head on a support beam. He suffered a concussion, back injuries, and emotional trauma. Our firm obtained a $3.8 million settlement during trial in this premises liability case.

Oftentimes, a serious assault leads to traumatic brain injury. One of our clients was at an entertainment establishment when a uniformed security guard attacked him and caused him to fall unconscious to the ground. When he awoke, the guard repeatedly punched him, despite the fact that our client had done nothing wrong and was unable to walk. We were able to obtain $270,000 for the victim, who had suffered facial fractures, a concussion, short-term memory loss, and other problems as a result of the attack.

Highly Qualified Brain Injury Lawyers Handling Complex Claims

Based in Philadelphia, Gay Chacker & Ginsburg attorneys have substantial experience with complex injury claims. We can prove responsibility and damages for brain problems such as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), or the personality changes that can result from injuries suffered in low-impact collisions. Our attorneys are also highly skilled in handling wrongful death claims for the families of victims who died from their brain injuries.

Whether your injury is the result of an automobile accident, a fall, assault, construction accident, swimming pool accident, medical malpractice, birth injury, or another cause, we will work hard to recover your losses. These can include medical bills, ongoing treatments and therapies, lost income, and pain and suffering.

Contact us to learn more about how we can help you with your brain injury case. There is no risk or obligation. We will charge you no legal fees unless we recover compensation on your behalf. Call us at 800-529-4030 to schedule a free consultation with an experienced brain injury lawyer and start reclaiming your life.

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