If you or someone you know has suffered a traumatic brain injury in Connecticut, our experienced lawyers at Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP can help you fight for the compensation you deserve. With over 70 years of combined legal experience, we can provide you with the powerful representation and expert resources you need to pursue a successful brain injury claim.
For a free case evaluation, please call us today at (877) 801-6202. We work on a contingency fee basis, meaning you do not pay us unless we recover compensation in your case.
What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when trauma to the head causes the brain to swell up and press against the sides of the skull, resulting in brain dysfunction. If a person experiences a physiological disruption of brain function after an open or closed head injury, they have a traumatic brain injury.
Brain injury can be classified as mild, moderate, or severe, and is most often caused by:
Brain injury cases are complex by nature. It is important to have proper tests performed by medical experts to determine the nature and extent of your TBI. If necessary, we will hire expert witnesses to strengthen your case, including (but not limited to) a board-certified neurologist, a psychological trauma expert, and/or a forensic psychiatrist. These specialists will explain not only how your injury affects you now, but how it will impact you for the rest of your life.
Symptoms of Brain Injury
Symptoms of TBI can vary dramatically depending on the area of your brain that was injured, and the severity of the injury.
Physical symptoms of brain injury can range from coma and paralysis to seizures, headaches, and extreme fatigue. Other common symptoms include:
- Memory loss
- Difficulty concentrating
- Language impairment
- Mood swings
- Motor function disorders
- Difficulty processing and understanding information
- Loss of balance
- Loss of sense of time
Many people have questions on Tramatic Brain Injury cases. Click here to read answers to common brain injury questions.
Be sure to contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible if you or someone you love has a brain injury. If you wait too long, this may have a negative impact on your case.
If you or someone you love has suffered a brain injury in Connecticut, please contact Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP today or call (877) 801-6202 to schedule a free case review. We represent brain injury victims in Bridgeport, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Danbury, Stamford, and throughout Connecticut.