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Every year, 1.5 million people suffer brain injuries and head trauma. About half of all brain injuries are the result of car, motorcycle or trucking accidents, and the Bike Helmet Safety Institute reports that 67,000 people suffer brain injuries each year as a result of biking accidents.
Losing the ability to think clearly, make decisions, complete simple tasks, or be independent, after living a generally normal and healthy life, is difficult to imagine. These disabilities are often the end result of a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, and when that injury is due to the negligence of someone else, the burden of seeking due compensation can be strenuous and overwhelming. An experienced Philadelphia personal injury attorney with experience in traumatic brain injury cases, fighting for your rights, is absolutely essential at a time when your needs may be especially unclear.
After a catastrophic brain injury sustained through a fall, motor vehicle crash, or other serious accident, you may experience memory loss and problems with basic movement, often requiring ongoing therapy. TBI has been shown to lead to epilepsy and may also increase the risk for conditions such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and other brain disorders that become more prevalent with age. These factors must come into play as you pursue the benefits and damages essential to maintaining your former quality of life to the highest possible degree.
Even a minor brain injury, such as a mild concussion suffered in an automobile accident, might be the most difficult and life-changing event you could ever undergo. Recovery time can be indefinite and litigation of a traumatic brain injury is one of the most complex types of law in our court system, whether you are located in Pennsylvania or New Jersey. Dealing with insurance companies over the details of your medical condition is a time-consuming process.
Messa & Associates are Philadelphia personal injury attorneys who have specialized knowledge and experience in this area of the law. We understand that the compensation you are awarded, and to which you are entitled, could make the difference between a full recovery and partial or limited improvement. The fight that Messa & Associates will wage for you is one that will not end until every avenue has been exhausted to gain the compensation that you require. The team at Messa & Associates wants it’s clients, whether from Pennsylvania or New Jersey, to have the best chance of fulfillment and enjoyment in life despite the residual effects caused by traumatic brain injury.
Some of the types of brain injuries handled by the experienced attorneys at Messa & Associates include:
- Bleeding in the head or brain
- Permanent neurological disabilities
- Permanent emotional disabilities