Brain Injury

Chula Vista Brain Injury Lawyers

Traumatic Brain Injury is no laughing matter.  If you have suffered this form of personal injury at the hands of another individual (or as a matter of their neglect) then you need to contact The Law Office of David Gutierrez as soon as possible.

Everyone knows that living in the San Diego area involves plenty of risks.  Every day you run the chance of injury due to a traffic accident, violent crime or any matter of other injury.  If the injury in question is a Traumatic Brain Injury, your medical expenses can mount up quickly.  Sometimes the cost of treating Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can be financially overwhelming.  That is why you need legal counsel to represent your case.

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injuries

Most Traumatic Brain Injuries occur from a blow to the head.  Usually the blow is instigated by an outside force such as a weapon or heavy object which then penetrates into the brain cavity.  While this may sound as if it is a rare occurrence, it is actually more common than most people think.

While some Traumatic Brain Injuries are inflicted purposefully by violent individuals wielding guns or other deadly weapons or forcibly injuring the victim, many occur as the result of accidents such as slips, trips, falls, car and motorcycle or truck accidents, falling objects or debris or explosions where intensive wave pressure works the same as a blunt object to the head.

It helps to know the symptoms of a brain injury.  If you experience any of these symptoms you should seek medical help as soon as possible, for brain injuries can severely impact your ability to function on a normal level.  Even if you seem all right immediately after the injury, sometimes brain injuries do not show up for days, weeks even months after the event.  That is why, after you have seen a medical professional, you need to seek legal counsel as soon as possible.

Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

  • Memory or cognitive problems
  • Repetitive headaches
  • Inexplicable sleepiness or fatigue
  • Slurring of speech or mixing up words
  • Inability to move extremities normally
  • Inability to concentrate

Different Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries

There are different kinds of brain injuries.  Some are more severe than others, though all should be checked out thoroughly by a medical professional.

  • Brain Hemorrhage: Brain hemorrhage is the internal bleeding of the brain usually caused by a violent blow to the head.

  • Skull Fractures:  Skull fractures are caused by the skull hitting an equally hard (or harder) object.  They are not always obvious.

  • Repetitive Brain Impact:  Repetitive Brain Impact is usually due to repeated blows to the head such as those sustained in sports such as boxing, Football and even soccer.

  • Child Brain Injuries:  Child brain injuries usually occur as the result of either an accident or Shaken Baby Syndrome which is a form of child abuse.

Why Seek a Personal Injury Attorney?

Any type of brain injury can result in high medical bills.  If the injury was the fault of (or caused by) another individual, you can significantly reduce your medical costs by having the responsible party pay for the medical help you will need in order to recover.

This is why it is important for you to contact The Law Office of David Gutierrez as soon as possible after a Traumatic Brain Injury in order to ensure that your legal needs are met.  So visit us today to see what Mr. Gutierrez and his legal team can do to help you recover financially from a Traumatic Brain Injury.