Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyers Aide Recovery In NY & NJ

If you or your loved ones have you experienced the life-altering impact of a traumatic brain injury (TBI)? Gurfein Douglas LLP assists brain injury victims who have received negligent treatment. Their recovery may take a long time or last for the rest of their lives.

Our experienced lawyers specialize in both law and science. They will help you navigate the legal process and advocate for your rights in brain injury cases.

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs)​

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when the brain suffers damage or disruption due to an external force. TBIs can result from various incidents, including falls, motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, and assaults. Ranging from mild to severe, TBIs can have significant short-term and long-term effects on physical, cognitive, and emotional functioning.

Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries

  • Falls: A leading cause of TBIs, particularly among older adults and young children.
  • Motor vehicle accidents: Collisions involving cars, motorcycles, or pedestrians can lead to TBIs.
  • Sports injuries: Contact sports like football, soccer, and boxing pose a risk of head injuries.
  • Assaults: Violent actions, such as physical assaults, can result in TBIs.

Common Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injuries TBIs

Recognizing the symptoms of brain-damaging TBIs is crucial. Look out for the following:

  • Loss of consciousness
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness or loss of balance
  • Confusion or disorientation
  • Memory problems
  • Sensory changes (blurred vision, ringing in the ears)
  • Mood swings or changes in behavior
  • Fatigue or difficulty sleeping

Treatment and Recover From A Brian Injury

Treating TBIs requires a comprehensive approach involving various medical experts, including neurologists, neurosurgeons, physical therapists, and psychologists. The primary goals are stabilizing the patient, preventing further damage, and aiding recovery. Treatment options may include:

  1. Medications for pain management, seizure control, or mood disorders.
  2. Rehabilitation therapies encompass physical, occupational, and speech therapy.
  3. Cognitive rehabilitation to improve memory, attention, and problem-solving skills.
  4. Psychological support to address emotional and behavioral changes.

Victims of TBIs Who've Experienced Negligence

Unfortunately, your team of medical professionals and facilities may not have met the proper standard of care. Neglect during a crucial time can have adverse effects on your healing process. It can also potentially result in further harm or even the death of someone you care about.

You need Lawyers with an Edge

Our attorneys have received specialized education in both disciplines, enabling them to grasp brain injuries’ intricate medical and scientific aspects. They can understand the standard of care and how to build a theory that can result in a successful lawsuit. This comprehensive understanding empowers us to create a compelling case on your behalf.

Rebuilding Your World

Our primary goal is to help you reclaim your life after suffering a traumatic brain. We will fight for your rights, seeking the compensation you deserve to cover medical costs, rehabilitation costs, lost wages, and more. Beyond financial recovery, we understand the importance of emotional healing and will support you every step of the way.

Brain Injury Verdicts & Settlements

  • $110,600,000.00, the largest award for a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in 2019 in New York & United States. A jury found that the doctors did not consider moving the grandmother to nearby places with ECMO. This machine can remove carbon dioxide from her brain and may stop brain damage. 
  • 5.5 Million Dollar Settlement for a 6-year-old got for brain damage at birth, causing cerebral palsy, mental disability, and spastic quadriplegia.
  • $3,990,000  Settlement for a 3-year-old boy. The doctors and nurses gave him too much IV fluid, causing seizures and bleeding in the brain.

Gurfein Douglas Malpractice Lawyers Your Path To Justice

We know you may be struggling financially and suffering pain, possibly due to professional negligence. We work on a contingency basis to help you get compensation. There are no fees unless we secure a settlement or favorable jury verdict. Our experienced trial attorneys will tirelessly advocate your best interests.

At Gurfein Douglas LLP, you can rely on our scientific and engineering knowledge and years of experience to uncover the story that the untrained eye might miss. Developing the theory of the case and understanding the medical details and standard of care resulted in this case record and just outcome. In the video, learn more about why Richard Gurfein and Preston Douglas are the Lawyers With An Edge. If you feel, the negligence of a doctor or hospital has severely injured you.

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