A brain injury can affect every aspect of a person’s life, including employment, family relationships, friendships and the injury victim’s capacity for enjoyment. It is therefore crucial that anyone who has suffered a brain injury receives the proper diagnosis, treatment and monitoring.
In many cases, people who have suffered traumatic brain injury are entitled to compensation. This can go toward covering the long- and short-term costs resulting from the injury. The legal team at Chester Law Group Co. LPA has in-depth experience in assessing the full cost of brain injuries, as well as dealing with insurance companies and holding negligent parties accountable.
While research has led to important breakthroughs in recent years, medical professionals still have difficulty properly diagnosing many brain injuries. Numerous scans and tests may be necessary, in addition to assessments from medical doctors, psychologists and psychiatrists. Family members, co-workers and friends may also provide insights that help medical professionals make a correct diagnosis.
People who have suffered traumatic brain injury may need long-term monitoring, speech therapy and physical therapy. The combined expense associated with these matters quickly builds, and injured parties and their families should explore their legal options for obtaining compensation.
Even when a brain injury was clearly caused by another person’s negligence, the insurance company responsible for covering medical expenses is likely to do what it can to minimize coverage. If you or a loved one is facing this situation, then a personal injury attorney can fight to protect your rights and obtain the compensation you need and deserve.