Brain injuries can take the form of concussions, puncture wounds, hematomas, contusions, and motion-related injuries such as Shaken Baby Syndrome. They can happen as birth injuries or traumatic impact injuries in sports, falls, and car accidents. When the brain sustains an injury such as a collision with the inside of the skull, bleeding, swelling, or lack of blood or oxygen, it may not always fully recover.
Many physicians say there is no such thing as a minor brain injury. Even “small” brain injuries like minor concussions can alter the way the brain functions. If you or a loved one has a brain injury you believe someone else caused, talk to the San Jose Brain Injury lawyers at Henshaw & Henry, PC. We are a trusted source of legal representation in San Jose and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Brain injuries are often catastrophic. In many cases, the survivor of a brain injury will never be the same. He or she might struggle with cognitive difficulties, such as memory problems or a short attention span. Brain injury survivors may also exhibit physical limitations or conditions such as cerebral palsy. The symptoms of a brain injury can last a lifetime and affect every aspect of a person’s life. If someone else’s negligence caused the injury, the victim may be entitled to damages such as:
No two brain injuries are identical. Each brain injury claim is equally unique. There are several factors that could affect the amount of compensation the courts or a judge deem you deserve. With a great team of attorneys, however, you can increase your odds of taking home maximum compensation for a catastrophic brain injury. To discuss how much your particular claim could be worth in San Jose, speak to the lawyers at Henshaw & Henry, PC. Call (408) 533-1075 to reach our local office, or submit our online intake form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.