What to Know About a Brain Injury Accident

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Written by Jeremy Schiowitz

Personal Injury Lawyer at Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson, LLP.

Over 20 years of experience in Personal Injury.

Graduated from Brooklyn Law School: Juris Doctor, 2003.

Any injury regarding the brain can have severe and lifelong consequences. Should an injury be sustained through no fault of your own, you may be able to seek financial compensation for your injury. You can be the recipient of a brain injury at any time, from any party. Having suffered an injury to the brain can mean lifelong medical appointments and a change in lifestyle or work prospects. Such drastic changes deserve compensation. Contact a New York brain injury lawyer attorney to understand the ins and outs of a brain injury civil case. In the meantime get primed on what to expect in such a case.

Depending on the severity of the injury and the party involved, a brain injury case can easily yield over $100,000 for the victim. However, $100,000 may not go straight into the pocket of the victim. Independent medical experts, damage experts, court expenses, and the price of interviewing witnesses must all be taken into account.

Claims are based on both the symptoms that are being suffered during the trial as well as projections of how the brain might change in the future. Multiple tests will be taken to understand how the brain has been affected and how that will affect you regarding your work and overall quality of life. Such measurements will be used to determine how much money the plaintiff will ask of the defendant. Damages, life care costs, loss of earning potential, and loss of enjoyment of life will all be taken into account.

Should you or a loved one be afflicted by a brain injury, it’s important that you take legal means to receive financial compensation. A brain injury is something that a victim carries with them through the entirety of their life. Win the financial support you deserve with the help of an experienced New York brain injury attorney.

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