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An Experienced Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer

If you or a loved one have experienced a traumatic brain injury in Atlanta, GA, call Lamar Law Office right away. The team at Lamar Law Office has been representing the residents of Atlanta, as well as the surrounding areas, for years with strong personal injury legal support after they have been involved in a traumatic brain injury. Anita Lamar is a trusted Atlanta brain injury lawyer who stands up for her clients and provides legal service that treats each client as a top priority. Unlike other attorneys who choose to focus only on their most significant cases, Anita Lamar handles every case with care so that each client feels confident and comfortable in their legal battle.

Atlanta, GA An Experienced Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer

Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are a major cause of disability and death in the U.S. In fact, TBIs account for approximately 30 percent of all injury deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This type of injury occurs due to physical trauma to the brain and head, such as a bump, blow, shaking, or penetration. Brain injuries can range from mild to severe but in all cases there is some level of disruption to the brain’s normal functioning

 Traumatic Brain Injuries

At our Atlanta law practice, we represent clients suffering from head and brain injury cases. Brain injuries may include primary injuries which consist of injuries sustained at the time of the traumatic event, as well as secondary injuries which refer to changes that occur over a period of time following the primary brain injury. The main types of brain injuries that can occur after an accident include:

  • Hematoma. A subdural hematoma is caused by a severe head injury that causes blood to collect outside the brain. The increased pressure inside the skull, coupled with bleeding, makes a subdural hematoma a life-threatening condition.
  • Hemorrhage. Cerebral hemorrhages occur when a blood vessel in the brain ruptures causing bleeding in the brain. The bleeding typically occurs at the time of the accident and can continue which increases pressure in the skull. Symptoms usually appear suddenly and may include headache, confusion, weakness, and possibly paralysis.
  • Concussion. Although the effects of a concussion are usually temporary, some victims may experience prolonged impaired cognitive function, sleep disturbances, disorders of smell and taste, and psychological adjustment issues.

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Causes of Brain Injuries

Brain injuries can develop for a wide range of reasons. However, most often brain injuries occur due to a violent jolt or blow to the head. These traumatic brain injuries can cause significant swelling and bleeding in the brain which damage nerve cells and impair mental functioning. While most types of traumatic brain injuries can be treated, there is often lingering effects that can impact your daily life and your future. Research has shown that suffering a traumatic brain injury increases a person’s risk of dementia and other neurodegenerative and neurological disorders.

Falls are one of the leading causes of traumatic brain injuries. A fall down the stairs due to an absent or faulty railing, a fall from a ladder due to a defective ladder, or a slip and fall caused by the negligence of a retail store can all lead to brain injuries. Motor vehicle accidents can also cause significant head and brain injuries due to the force of the moving vehicle and the impact of the head against surfaces like the dashboard. The final most common cause of brain injuries includes colliding with or being struck by an object, such as a baseball.

Traumatic brain injuries are unlike any other type of injury, making these cases more complex. It is not always easy to prove the existence of a brain injury without undergoing a thorough investigation of the case and obtaining expert testimony from medical professionals. Due to these challenges, it is important to work alongside an attorney who specializes in personal injury.

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Hospitalization and treatment following a serious brain injury can be lengthy and ongoing. Brain damage may leave a victim unable to return to work or even perform basic daily tasks. As medical bills start to pile up, families may start to suffer the financial repercussions of the brain injury. At Lamar Law Office, we understand that a brain injury can impact nearly every aspect of your life. Therefore, you should be compensated for the damages you had to incur due to the fault of someone else. If you or someone you love is the victim of a brain injury accident, you will need a seasoned personal injury lawyer to represent you.

At Lamar Law Office, our personal injury lawyer has years of experience working with traumatic brain injury victims and their families. Our team works hard to determine the full economic and non-economic expenses of these injuries to ensure that our clients are able to recover the compensation that they are legally entitled to. With the help of our experienced Atlanta lawyer, brain injury victims are often rewarded compensation for current and future medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

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Just a half hour from downtown Atlanta, our office is located at 4500 Hugh Howell Rd. in the Heritage Place development in Tucker. If you are unable to meet at our office due to your injuries, we are more than willing to make accommodations in order to serve you. Whatever your situation, if you’ve experienced a car accident in Atlanta, call our team today.

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