Accident Victims Suffering from Traumatic Brain Injuries Deserve Compensation for Long-Term Care
When a person is injured in an accident, they may know that they have options to sue the at-fault party. However, they do not always know the extent of the damages they may be able to recover. For example, a person suffering from a traumatic brain injury may need more than past medical bills paid for – they may need help with long-term care.
To find out more about the potential long-term needs of a person with a brain injury, keep reading. If you have questions, or would like to request a free legal consultation, reach out to Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas at 909-982-0707 at your convenience.
Even a Minor Blow to the Head Can Cause Life-Changing Injury
There is an idea that only the most serious of head injuries results in long-term consequences. This is not true. The fact of the matter is that even a seemingly minor blow to the head can result in long-term, permanent disability. This can include serious cognitive disabilities, paralysis and other physical limitations, and changes to the victim’s personality.
Brain Injuries Can Happen in Many Different Ways
There are many activities a person can take part in that can lead to brain injury. There are many accidents that can lead to a brain injury. It may be a car accident, a medical complication of another issue, or poor protocol at the workplace. No matter how they happen, if there is an at-fault party then that party should be held accountable. That is where Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas can come in.
Brain Injury Victims Often Need Extensive Medical Care for the Rest of Their Lives
Brain injuries are different from other types of injuries in a number of ways, including the fact that the results can last much longer than with many other types of medical accident. A person with a brain injury may not be able to live alone. They may need ongoing medical care for months, years, or the rest of their life.
Even the most committed family will need medical professionals to help care for their loved ones. It is enough that the victim has lost so much of their life – their family should not have to give up their own life just to provide round the clock care.
Of course, the issue is generally that the family of the victim cannot afford the potentially astronomical cost of this care. That is were we can come in. At Law Offices of Fernando D. Vargas we believe you should get the maximum compensation you are entitled to. We believe that you deserve nothing less. If you have suffered a brain injury, or are caring for a family member who has, then we welcome your call to 909-982-0707 for a free legal consultation.