Alexandria Brain Injury Attorneys
Helping the Injured Build Brighter Futures
A brain injury will change your life. This is true whether you experienced it yourself, or if you are supporting a loved one who has been injured. Brain injuries affect memory, personality, cognitive skills, speech, motor skills, and so many other aspects of a person’s abilities. In dealing with the effects of this type of trauma, brain injury survivors and their families will face mountains of medical bills and other expenses—and no way to know how they will make ends meet.
Arnold & Itkin is committed to fighting for families and survivors in Alexandria, Louisiana, and across the country who have had their lives upended by brain injuries and other catastrophic trauma. Our attorneys have fought against the biggest corporations, winning billions of dollars in settlements and awards that have helped our clients build brighter futures.
Medical bills will pile up. Companies will try to escape liability. Get the answers and support you need from nationally recognized trial lawyers who will stop at nothing to set things right. Call (888) 493-1629 today.
Types of Brain Injuries & Their Causes
Some brain injuries occur as a result of congenital or hereditary disorders and cannot be prevented. Others happen during birth due to a lack of oxygen to the brain, sometimes because of medical malpractice or negligence. Yet others occur after birth in accidents. These are referred to as acquired brain injuries.
There are two primary types of acquired brain injuries:
- Traumatic brain injuries are caused by an external force. A direct blow to the head or the sudden impact of a fall or car accident may cause a traumatic brain injury, or TBI.
- Non-traumatic brain injuries are caused by internal factors. A lack of oxygen to the brain or exposure to toxins may cause a non-traumatic brain injury.
People who have experienced traumatic or non-traumatic brain injuries may face numerous challenges in their daily lives. They may have trouble remembering things, performing fine motor skills, thinking, speaking, and walking. Brain injury survivors and their families are often left with more questions than answers, wondering why it happened and who could be responsible.
Brain injuries may be caused by:
- Traffic collisions, including motorcycle, car, truck, and pedestrian accidents
- Defective or dangerous consumer products
- Falls from heights and other construction accidents
- Workplace accidents, including industrial accidents and plant accidents
- Near-drowning accidents
- Offshore and maritime accidents
When brain injuries happen at work, survivors may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Offshore and maritime workers may recover financial support and medical care under the Jones Act or other applicable maritime laws. Drivers and passengers injured in auto accidents can hold at-fault parties responsible with personal injury lawsuits. Consumers harmed by defective products or dangerous prescription drugs can file product liability actions. No matter the type of case or the challenges ahead, our Alexandria brain injury law firm is prepared to help.
Alexandria Brain Injury Lawyers with Record Results
Employers, manufacturers, insurance companies, and other big corporations are always ready to put their interests first. They delay payments, deny valid claims, and offer settlements that won’t even cover a fraction of a brain injury survivor’s medical bills. At Arnold & Itkin, we don’t settle. We fight for the best possible outcome for every client because we know we are dealing with their very future. We work to change things for future generations, because big companies should not be allowed to put profits over all else.
Since 2004, our team has recovered billions of dollars for the injured. We’ve set and broken records across the country time and again, such as the $117 million verdict we secured for a young mother who experienced permanent brain and spinal cord injuries in an ambulance accident. This was the largest single personal injury verdict in Louisiana.
Every case gets the commitment and attention it deserves because results matter for our clients—and for everyone else.
Brain Injury FAQ
Can a person fully recover from a brain injury?
There is no straightforward answer to the question of whether a brain injury survivor will fully recover. With mild brain injuries, recovery is possible. With a concussion, for example, most patients will recover most or all of their brain function within a month or so. With severe traumatic brain injuries, recovery may be doubtful.
Treatment for a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury may include:
- Occupational therapy
- Physical therapy
- Speech therapy
- Language therapy
- Psychological services
Even with a full range of treatment, a person with a serious brain injury may never fully recover. Age, overall health, and the extent of brain damage will all influence recovery results.
How much is my brain injury case worth?
No two brain injury cases are the same, and the amount of a settlement or award that a survivor recovers will vary. As Alexandria brain injury lawyers, our goal is to find out what it will take to help a survivor and his or her family rebuild and recover. We push to hold the responsible party accountable, no matter what they may try to do to avoid liability. We find answers for brain injury survivors and help them get the best treatment and ongoing care to improve their quality of life.
If I suffered a brain injury at work, can I file a lawsuit?
Work-related brain injuries should be automatically covered by workers’ compensation, but there are some situations where other forms of benefits or compensation may apply. If a third party (a vendor, customer, or manufacturer) was responsible, for example, you may have grounds for a lawsuit against that person or corporation. If gross negligence or misconduct was involved, your employer may be accountable. Each Alexandria brain injury claim we take on is carefully analyzed to determine how we can best help our client seek justice.
Free Brain Injury Consultation
If you want to find out more about your rights and options, now is the time to schedule a free consultation with our Alexandria brain injury attorneys. We can answer your questions and talk to you about your case, helping you understand what you can do and how to move forward. If we take on your case, you’ll pay no upfront costs and no legal fees at all unless we win. There’s no risk and no obligation.
Contact us today for your free, private consultation. We are proud to serve brain injury survivors and their families in Alexandria and throughout the U.S.