Approximate estimates indicate that 8 million people sustain head and brain injuries every year in the United States and at least 2 million will be permanently injured with auto accidents being the leading cause of these injuries.
Accidents are the number one cause of death /disability to men under 35, with over 70 percent of accidents involving head injuries and/or spinal cord injuries.
After a brain or head injury, things that were simple and familiar are sometimes difficult, complex or strange. Victims who have sustained brain and head injuries can become less efficient, unpredictable, unreliable and at times violent. Behavioral problems can arise at home, work or school, which then cause personal and professional relationships to suffer. Many times diagnostic tests including EEGs, x-rays, CT scans, MRIs or PET scans cannot detect brain injuries. Psychiatrists, neuro psychologists, psychiatrists, friends and family, however, can often provide assistance and insight diagnosing head and brain injuries.
There is much at stake and innumerable legal issues involved in obtaining proper compensation for these kinds of injuries in Louisiana. That is precisely why it’s so important that victims of head and brain injuries hire a lawyer who can examine and undertake the legal tasks involved to protect their rights.
When I see people who have sustained these kinds of injuries, my heart goes out to them, which is why I find such gratitude in taking care of them by using the experience and knowledge of my team in maximizing compensation for:
To discuss any aspect of your head, brain, neck or spinal cord injury in a free initial consultation call 504-483-3400 or e-mail us.