Brain injuries are one of the most serious and devastating things that can happen to a person. As Forbes recently described, a documentary on brain injury revealed how insidious the damage from a brain injury is because “it’s physical and it’s mental and it’s social and it’s practical. It affects everything.”
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that around 1.7 million people suffer a brain injury each year. While the majority of those injuries are concussions, even a concussion can be dangerous and a blow to the head can cause both immediate health complications and increase the risk of problems later in life such as dementia and stroke.
The Okeechobee brain injury attorneys at Steinger, Iscoe & Greene understand the serious damage that can result from a brain injury and our lawyers are dedicated to helping injured victims and their family members pursue full and fair compensation for all losses. Give us a call today to learn more about how our attorneys can help.
Florida law says that injured victims can obtain compensation for both economic and non-economic losses if someone causes an injury through negligence or because of intentional wrongdoing. This means injured victims, with the help of an Okeechobee brain injury lawyer, can sue individuals, businesses or even government entities if a victim is injured because of unreasonable carelessness, because of a violation of a safety rule or regulation, or because of a crime such as assault.
Brain injuries are a common outcome when accidents occur, and many victims invoke their rights under Florida laws after they suffer a brain injury. Among the common occurrences that may result in a brain injury:
These are just a few of many situations where a brain injury victim could pursue a legal claim against the individual, business or agency that caused the harm. An Okeechobee brain injury lawyer can assist victims in getting the compensation they deserve for medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, emotional distress and/or the wrongful death of a family member.
If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury and have incurred medical bills, endured pain or experienced a decline in your quality of life, now is the time to act. You have limited time to make a claim, so contact Steinger, Iscoe & Greene today to schedule your free case evaluation.