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Federal Way Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a person sustains damage to the head that results in brain dysfunction. TBIs affect millions of Americans each year—and often, someone else is responsible for the injury.
If you are recovering from a TBI in Federal Way, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit against the person responsible for your injury. The brain injury lawyer at Colburn Law can represent you in your claim, advocating for your maximum compensation and helping you prove your right to damages.
Why Choose Us
- Our attorney, Greg Colburn, has handled traumatic brain injury claims involving several types of accidents, including automobile collisions, slip and falls, and workplace injuries.
- Our firm aims to maintain an open line of communication throughout your case. We will always be available to answer your questions and provide updates on your claim.
- We have secured millions of dollars for our clients over our years of operation. We are dedicated to achieving maximum compensation on your behalf, and we will not hesitate to take your case to trial.
Types of Traumatic Brain Injuries
Any injury that damages the brain is a TBI. You can develop a TBI after experiencing an open head injury, which occurs when an object penetrates the skull and damages the brain tissue.
In most cases, TBIs fall under the closed head injury category.
Closed head injuries often involve blunt force trauma to the skull. For example, if you are in a car accident and hit your head against the windshield, the force can bruise your brain and you can develop a TBI. You can also develop a TBI after experiencing excessive force that shakes your brain, such as whiplash.
TBI Complications and Damages
While it is possible to recover from a TBI, the chances for a full recovery decrease based on the severity of the injury. Even mild TBIs require immediate treatment and may result in symptoms that last for weeks or months following the accident. In severe TBI cases, you may lose the ability to perform certain tasks and require rehabilitation, home or vehicle modifications, live-in care, and other accommodations to function. These services can be very expensive, and if your injury prevents you from returning to work, it can be very difficult to pay for your treatment on your own.
If you sustain a TBI after an accident, you may be eligible for financial compensation to pay for your medical care, lost wages, and other damages, such as property damage or pain and suffering. However, you will need to prove that someone else’s actions caused the accident that resulted in your TBI, or that you sustained the injury while performing your work-related duties.
For example, if you are in a collision with a drunk driver and sustain a TBI, you may be eligible to file an insurance claim or lawsuit against the at-fault driver. If you are working on a construction site and fall off scaffolding, you may be eligible for workers compensation, including disability benefits. Speak to an attorney at Colburn Law to determine if you have grounds for a lawsuit.
Contact Colburn Law Today
Do you need a brain injury lawyer in Federal Way? Colburn Law can help. Our Federal Way TBI attorney has handled multiple cases involving brain injuries and can leverage the full extent of our firm’s resources to secure the compensation you need to recover.
Contact us today to schedule your free consultation with a Federal Way brain injury attorney.