You can claim compensation for a brain injury. Often times a brain injury is the most serious part of a person’s case. An injury to the brain takes a long time to heal and many times it doesn’t heal. An experienced brain injury attorney can help you with that.
Brain injury cases are among the most technical and difficult cases that an attorney can handle. An attorney who is experienced handling brain injury cases will have a team of medical experts and other persons like neuropsychologists who can help diagnose the brain injury and the extent of the injury and whether it will… Read More »
In Rhode Island, you have three years to file your brain injury case. That’s called the statute of limitations. There are some exceptions to that, if the injured person is under the age of 18 the statute of limitations does not begin to run until their 18th birthday, so they have until age 21.
Brain injury cases take longer to settle or resolve than typical personal injury cases. There are a number of reasons for that. First of all, the nature of the injury is one that does not resolve quickly. It takes a long time for the person to either recover or reach maximum medical improvement. Second… Read More »
Almost all Rhode Island lawyers who handle medical malpractice cases handle them on a contingency fee basis where their fee depends upon the recovery that is made for the client. The fee is not paid until the recovery is made, so there is no upfront cost to hire an attorney in a medical malpractice… Read More »
As soon as you have your health situation straightened out and you’re getting the medical care that you need, you should give serious consideration to hiring an attorney who handles brain injury cases right away. The reason for that is the insurance company has a lot of lead time. While you’re taking care of… Read More »
Brain injuries are commonly caused by falls, automobile accidents, pedestrians being struck by a car, a bus, a truck, bicyclists is being knocked off their bike by a car. Typically, also, they are caused by sports injuries, contact sports in particular.
Dramatic brain injuries or TBIs, as the doctors often call them in short hand, are typically shown by a loss of consciousness or a dazed and confused type of feeling right after the incident happens. Often right after that, the person has a loss of balance. They are unable to understand what other people… Read More »