Did you or a loved one recently suffer a brain injury? We understand this is a difficult time to say the least. You may see every moment as a challenge, and your future may be hard to imagine. Treatment for brain injuries can be costly, and you could be left unable to work.
You should know you have options. Talking with a Jericho brain injury lawyer will give you hope. They will take legal action on your behalf to recover the compensation you or a loved one needs to survive financially. We understand how an injury of this magnitude can cause both emotional and financial strain on your family. Count on Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. to fight tirelessly for you and to secure justice so you can move forward more comfortably.
In This Article
- We Handle Many Accident Cases Involving Brain Injuries
- Representing You
- Signs and Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
- Long-Term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Deadlines Can Vary in New York State
- We Offer a Contingency Agreement to TBI Victims
- Connect with Our Jericho Brain Injury Lawyer
We Handle Many Accident Cases Involving Brain Injuries
When choosing your attorney, you may look for one that takes on cases for the accident that caused your injury. At our personal injury firm, our lawyers have extensive knowledge in representing victims of all accident types. Here are some of the accident cases we handle regularly:
- Car accidents
- Truck accidents
- Construction accidents
- Slip and falls
- Medical malpractice
- Motorcycle accidents
- Personal injury accidents
- Bicycle accidents
Even if you don’t see your accident listed, you should still reach out. We want to learn exactly what happened and determine how we will work for you.
For a free legal consultation with a Brain Injury lawyer serving Jericho, call 516-932-0400
We understand how traumatic brain injuries can vary in their impact based on their severity. Your case is more than just the type of accident you suffered; it is every fact ad circumstance that is unique to your case. Strong representation can show the at-fault party’s insurer -or a judge and jury if necessary- how you’ve suffered as a result of someone’s negligence and deserve fair compensation. Your Jericho brain injury lawyer will fiercely advocate for you while working towards your best possible outcome.
Here’s what we do for our clients:
- Keep you updated on your case
- Identify liable parties
- Communicate with all parties for you
- Gather evidence
- Determine a value for your case
We will also file your claim and negotiate with insurers as necessary. If settlement negotiations are unsuccessful, we are prepared to take your case to trial and continue fighting for you in court. We will also hire expert witnesses as needed to strengthen your case.
Expert witnesses include:
- Medical experts
- Vocational rehabilitation specialists
- Life care planners
We will handle your case from start to finish while you focus on recovery or attend to a loved one. We’ve got you covered during this difficult time. Count on Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. to do everything in their power to bring you justice and appropriate compensation.
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Signs and Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI)
As attorneys representing those with brain injuries, we know all about the signs of a TBI. Organizations, like the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), inform us of the following signs and symptoms, which can be mild, moderate, or severe.
Knowing the signs and symptoms is not only important for you but also important for us as it allows us to better engage with you as we discover what damages apply to your claim.
The signs and symptoms of a TBI include:
- Blurred vision
- Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears
- Change in sleep or behavior patterns
- Trouble with memory and concentration
- Nausea and vomiting
- Slurred speech
Long-Term Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injuries
Another way our law firm excels in representing those with traumatic brain injuries comes from our knowledge of the long-term consequences of brain injuries. Any settlement must include your future care and medical costs. Your injuries may impact you for the rest of your life, and you deserve all the compensation necessary to cover your damages and help you live well.
Information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) informs us of some long-term consequences for TBI victims:
- 57% are considered moderately or severely disabled
- More than half are unemployed
- Half of the victims have more than one hospital stay
- Over a third rely on daily assistance
- Up to 12% are institutionalize
Getting you a complete settlement with long-term consequences in mind is essential. Your future may include physical issues, sensory problems, loss of cognitive function, inability to communicate effectively, and emotional issues.
Your attorney will calculate these and other future costs into your settlement, so your family isn’t financially burdened further down the road. We won’t allow you to leave money on the table. We’ll ensure your settlement offer covers your current and future medical costs. We’ll work relentlessly on your behalf to get long-term care if you need it as well as all other accident related cost you will foreseeably incur in the future.
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Deadlines Can Vary in New York State
You have limited time to file a personal injury lawsuit (New York Civil Practice Laws & Rules § 214) or wrongful death lawsuit (Estates, Powers & Trusts § 5-4.1). Depending upon the particular facts of your case other deadlines may apply. We will gladly provide a free consultation and case review so you know what time limits you are dealing with as well as what your various options are.
If you lost a loved one to a brain injury, we are deeply sorry for your loss and extend our heartfelt condolences. It would be a privilege to advocate for your loved one and acquire justice for them.
The sooner you allow our firm to get to work on your case, the better. Critical forms of evidence can vanish within a matter of days, so it’s imperative we begin building your case immediately to ensure it’s a strong one.
We Offer a Contingency Agreement to TBI Victims
When you face significant injuries, your financial stability may go out the door. You and your family could be stressed about the long-term impact of medical bills and lost wages. The good news is we will immediately start working on your brain injury claim at no upfront cost.
We offer our clients a contingency agreement. In addition to no upfront costs, you also never pay out of pocket. When we win a case, our fees come from your earnings. You do not pay us anything if the case is unsuccessful. This way, there are no financial risks.
We’ll take the stress of your finances off the table so you can relax and focus on healing.
Connect with Our Jericho Brain Injury Lawyer
We understand that you and your family are going through a tremendous struggle. You may feel hopeless and not see a path to your future. Our attorneys at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. are here to tell you that there is hope. Our goal is to help you build the best life possible after your accident. We are dedicated and determined. We will fight to obtain damages, including your emotional, physical, and financial costs, to get your feet back on the ground.
Every injury claim is unique, and consequences from a TBI can vary dramatically. We will discuss your situation with you thoroughly to understand how your injury has impacted you and your family. We will fight for a complete and total compensation package for you in Nassau County. Call us today for a free consultation.