Traumatic brain injuries happen to thousands of residents in New Mexico every year. Brain injuries can come in the form of concussions or contusions. All brain injuries, however are unique depending on the person. The brain reacts in several different ways depending on the amount of force from the impact and the type of force that was involved in the impact. All areas of the brain, multiple areas of the brain, or just one area can be impacted due to a traumatic injury.
Traumatic brain injuries are caused by blows to the head or other traumatic injury to the head. TBI’s can and sometimes do cause brain damage. The force of impact is what will determine the amount of damage and the nature of the injury. Falls, vehicle-related crashes, gunshot wounds domestic violence, assault, explosive blasts and combat injuries suffered by active-duty military personnel, sports injuries (soccer, football, boxing, etc.) whether in youth or as an adult can cause serious permanent changes to the brain.
When considering filing a lawsuit due to a brain injury it will help if you have evidence to support your TBI case. This includes evidence of and receipts for medical bills relating to treatment for your brain injury, witnesses when the TBI occurred and accident reports are also helpful documentation to have on hand. The likelihood of winning a traumatic brain injury case increases by having evidence to support your case. The more severe the brain injury is, the higher likelihood of a bigger case settlement in most cases.
The Davis Kelin Law Firm specifically handles traumatic brain injury cases that took place in New Mexico. If you were injured and suffered a traumatic brain injury, this is a hard time in your life you will want to move past. We will walk you through the steps of handling your brain injury case and help you get the maximum compensation if the injury was no fault of your own. Give us a call today at (505) 242-7200 to discuss your traumatic brain injury case. We take traumatic brain injuries cases throughout the entire state of New Mexico. We are Albuquerque’s Premier Personal Injury Law Firm. Our attorneys work hard every day to facilitate positive change and represent the disadvantaged. We have the little guy in mind when litigating cases.