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Auburn Brain Injury Lawyer
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) contributes to thousands of injuries and deaths in the United States each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an average of 155 people per day died from TBI-related injuries in 2014—and those who survive a TBI can experience permanent effects that impact their daily lives.
If you sustain a TBI after an accident, Colburn Law can help. Our Auburn brain injury lawyer will work closely with you to hold the liable party accountable and secure the compensation you need to treat your condition.
Why Choose Us
- Colburn Law charges a contingency fee for maximum affordability. You do not pay legal fees unless we win a settlement in your case.
- Our firm practices open and honest communication from start to finish. You will always have a direct line to ask questions and raise concerns to your attorney.
- Our traumatic brain injury attorney will consult with expert witnesses who can provide testimony, evaluate your injuries, and develop a life care plan on your behalf.
Common Causes of TBI
A TBI occurs when you experience a head injury that results in brain damage. This injury can result in a loss of essential functions, permanent disability, and the need for long-term care. You may need to attend rehabilitation or physical therapy to regain function after your accident.
Accidents that involve a blow to the head, excessive force that shakes the brain, or a foreign object penetrating the skull often result in a TBI. Common causes include:
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle collisions
- Truck Accidents
- Slip and falls
- Workplace accidents
- Pedestrian and cyclist collisions
If you developed a TBI after an accident that someone else caused, you may be eligible for financial compensation. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your injury, you could hold the at-fault party accountable through an insurance claim or lawsuit.
What Damages Are TBI Victims Eligible For?
TBIs range in severity depending on the extent and location of the injury. All brain injuries, from mild to serious, require immediate medical treatment. If the TBI results in long-term complications, you will likely require long-term, ongoing care. You may also be unable to return to your previous job, need to make accommodations to your home or vehicle, and experience physical and emotional pain.
By filing a brain injury lawsuit in Washington civil court, you can hold the person or entity responsible for your accident liable for these losses. You can collect compensation for your economic, or financial, damages, as well as your physical and emotional pain and suffering.
Common damages that TBI victims claim include:
- All past and future medical expenses
- Lost wages and loss of future earnings
- Property damage
- Disability accommodations
- Permanent disability
- Chronic pain
- Mental anguish
- Loss of quality of life
- Emotional distress
Since the cost of medical care and other damages can be very high after a TBI, calculating your estimated brain injury settlement can be difficult. Your attorney from Colburn Law will gather evidence, review financial documents, and partner with expert witnesses to calculate long-term care costs and determine your case value.
Contact Our Auburn Brain Injury Lawyers Today
A TBI can have a major impact on your life, from the need for long-term medical care to a loss of future earnings. If someone else is responsible for your TBI, you deserve compensation—and Colburn Law can help.
Our firm will calculate the cost of your long-term care, represent you in claims against the at-fault party, and provide the support you need throughout your recovery. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with an Auburn traumatic brain injury attorney.