If you have suffered a brain injury due to the negligence or carelessness of a person or organization, you may be able to file brain injury lawsuit.
It will be in your best interest to hire an attorney to assist you in proving your point in court. You will be looking to receive compensation for your injuries, so you will need to prove that a particular person or organization is liable for your injuries.
There are two types of brain injuries and the name for each is self-explanatory: open and closed head injuries. Closed head injuries occur when the brain is forced to move around inside of the skull without causing any fracture, but resulting in an injury, like a concussion to a football player.
Open head injuries occur when the skull is fractured. Many of these brain injuries that are found to be caused by negligence or carelessness take place as a result of a slip-and-fall accident, a car accident, or assault.
If you are seriously injured and forced to miss time from work you can seek compensation. Other reasons to seek compensation could be to cover the medical bills after suffering an injury and for the pain and suffering you were forced to endure as a result. You can also seek compensation for a family member who has been involved in an accident of some sort and has suffered a debilitating brain injury.
If you declined to go to the hospital after your accident and you want to file a brain injury lawsuit then your chances of winning will be slim to none. The judge and jury will have no proof that a brain injury even occurred or if you do have a brain injury it could have occurred before the accident.
It is vital to your case that you see a credible doctor and are thoroughly checked out. If the doctor can provide you with x-rays and documents backing up your claim of a brain injury that resulted from the accident you will have a greater chance to succeed with your case in court.
There have been many brain injury lawsuits that ended with the injured party receiving compensation for their injuries. They had medical records with them to back up their claims and a good attorney. There is also a statute of limitations law in every state so you can’t let too much time pass between the time of the accident and when you decide to file the lawsuit.