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Washington Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyers

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Washington State is full of beautiful scenic drives and exhilarating winding roadways, such as the 22-mile stretch known as Chuckanut Drive.

These popular twisting roads attract adventurous residents and tourists to the beautiful state of Washington because many scenic drives lead to breathtaking locations, such as the Columbia River Gorge and Spirit Lake.

Unfortunately, numerous drivers and steep driving conditions often lead to motorcycle accidents and truck accidents, which are known to cause traumatic brain injuries (TBI). TBIs are very common, affecting over 2 million people yearly and causing over 60,000 deaths.

What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) classify a traumatic brain injury as “any injury that affects how the brain works.” TBIs can completely change the quality of life for a victim and their family. Some issues traumatic brain injury victims suffer from are:

  • Physical effects - Sleep disorders, loss of stamina, difficulty swallowing, physical paralysis or spasticity, chronic pain, loss of control of bowel and bladder functions, seizures, etc.
  • Cognitive Effects - Difficulty with attention, focus, or concentration, memory problems, slow speed of processing, confusion, impulsiveness, difficulty with language processing, problems with planning, cognitive flexibility, abstract thinking, determining right from wrong, initiating appropriate actions, and inhibiting inappropriate actions.
  • Speech and Language Effects - Difficulty with talking or expressing ideas, problems with reading and writing, slurred speech, etc.
  • Sensory and Percptual Effects - Difficulty recognizing and distinguishing between touch and pressure sensations, difficulty perceiving temperature, difficulty perceiving movement and positions of the arms and legs, difficulty integrating and understanding information gained through the five senses, etc.
  • Social -emotional or behavioral effects - Fluctuating emotions, lack of motivation, irritability, aggression, depression, lack of inhibition, denial or lack of awareness, etc.

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Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Washington

Carelessness is often the cause of most traumatic brain injury accidents. It is important to note that traumatic brain injury accidents only qualify for compensation when another party’s negligence is proven to have contributed to the accident in some way.

Important Steps to Take After Experiencing a Head Injury

It’s important to see a healthcare professional as soon as possible if you experience a blow or jolt to the head. Not all traumatic brain injury symptoms are immediately noticeable, some take months to recognize.

If you delay treatment, you can hurt your case and make getting the compensation you deserve harder.

Treatment can be expensive whether you’re experiencing mild or severe TBI symptoms. So don’t wait; get the care you need to heal.

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A healthcare specialist can provide invaluable information for your Washington traumatic brain injury lawyer and help them build a more effective case. A healthcare provider can help document and track your injuries and estimate the type of ongoing medical care and costs you will experience in the future.

Possible Compensation for Traumatic Brain Injury in Washington

Victims of traumatic brain injuries can suffer from short and long-term physical, emotional, and financial damages. By consulting a Washington traumatic brain injury attorney, you can collect physical and nonphysical damages to aid your recovery. Cases of extreme recklessness, violence, or negligence can also receive punitive damages. Some damages you may be compensated for are:

  • Therapy expenses
  • Both past and future medical expenses
  • A live-in caregiver
  • Disability accommodations for your home or vehicle
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Loss of function and disability
  • Lost wages and loss of future earning ability due to the injury
  • Emotional distress
  • Loss of society and companionship

Why Hire a Washington Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney?

Washington State does not require you to hire a lawyer to file a personal injury claim for a traumatic brain injury. However, it is a good idea in most cases. A Washington traumatic brain injury lawyer can help you prove damages and increase compensation.

A Washington traumatic brain injury lawyer will gather information and prove the long-term costs and intangible losses of your injury, such as loss of quality of life, pain and suffering, or loss of companionship. They will also protect you from insurance companies trying to undervalue your claim and pay less than you deserve.

Experienced Washington traumatic brain injury lawyers will handle medical bills by either finding a way to pay them or deferring them until your case is finished, and they will help guide you through the process and alleviate some of your stresses.

The Washington personal injury attorneys on the Metier team have experience with TBI accident claims and a passion for fighting for their client's rights. We understand the extent of such an accident, and we are dedicated to easing the journey for all injured victims. Call our team in Bellevue for a free consultation at absolutely no cost.

If someone you loved lost their life due to a traumatic brain injury, our Washington traumatic brain injury lawyers are ready to help you file a wrongful death claim.

Compassionate WashingtonTraumatic Brain Injury Attorneys

Metier Law Firm is committed to standing up for the victims of reckless, careless, or negligent driving in Washington state. Our legal team is familiar with traumatic brain injury cases, and we’ve worked with other TBI victims and their family members to get the help they need and deserve.

If you need a strong, experienced ally for your traumatic brain injury accident case, look no further than the Attorney of the West. Our law office in Bellevue is ready to hear from you, and our tenacious team of Washington traumatic brain injury lawyers are ready to help, so contact us for your free consultation today.

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