Brain/Head Injuries Lawyer Phoenix, AZ
Helping Clients With Serious Head and Brain Injuries
A traumatic brain injury or head injury may result from a car accident, motorcycle accident, or other collision – but the effects upon the injured person and his or her family members may last a lifetime. Brain injuries are often life-changing and cause the loss of employment, loss of body or mental functions, and the loss of freedom. Head injuries can result in lost income, significant medical expenses, and the need for lifetime care, treatment or therapy. Neurologists, neuropsychologists, vocational rehabilitation experts and economists may be relied upon to support the claims involved.
If someone you love or care for suffered a traumatic brain injury or head trauma due to the negligence of another, you have the right to seek compensation to cover your loved one’s resulting injury and expenses. Contact traumatic brain injury attorney Paul Englander today for a free consultation to discuss your case.
At the Phoenix, Arizona, personal injury Law Office of Paul Englander, PLC, we help people obtain fair and just compensation for catastrophic head and brain injuries suffered as a result of the negligence of others. We help families receive wrongful death compensation if their loved one suffered a fatal head injury, and we help families get the fair compensation for their loved one’s injuries, such as:
- Traumatic brain injury
- Head trauma
- Brain damage
- Penetrating injury
- Closed head injury
- Other catastrophic head injury
Certified in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death by the State Bar of Arizona
Phoenix brain and head injury attorney Paul Englander has more than 40 years of experience as a trial attorney, and has earned the designation of Certified Specialist in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death by the State Bar of Arizona. Less than 1 percent of all Arizona lawyers have achieved this special designation, which demonstrates significant personal injury trial experience.
Mr. Englander is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Best Lawyers in America, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, whose membership is limited to those attorneys who have succeeded in obtaining million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of their clients, the American Association of Justice and the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association. He has also been recognized by SuperLawyers, Best Lawyers in America and Arizona’s Finest Lawyers.
No Matter How it Happened, We Can Help
At the Law Office of Paul Englander, PLC, we work closely with the families of people who have suffered serious brain and head injuries in the following types of accidents:
Traumatic Brain Injuries
Traumatic brain injuries can result from a blow to the head, a common cause is motor vehicle crashes. Collisions involving cars, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, and pedestrians can lead to brain injury, ongoing symptoms. Motor vehicle crashes and falls are leading causes of all traumatic brain injury-related hospitalizations, according the Centers for Disease Control. Signs and symptoms of traumatic brain injury may include the following:
- Loss of consciousness Headache Nausea or vomiting Seizures Sleeping too little or too much Loss of coordination Slurred speech Sensory problems that affect ability to see, hear, smell or taste
Victims of traumatic brain injury may also suffer physical damage to the brain such as skull fractures, brain swelling, internal bleeding, and cranial nerve damage.
Serious brain injury may also affect a survivor’s ability to think, communicate, behave rationally, deal with emotions, or use their senses, issues may include:
- – Intellectual: changes in thinking skills such as memory, learning, concentrating, planning, decision making, problem solving
- – Communication: difficulty speaking or writing, trouble understanding speech and body language or following conversation
- – Behavioral: difficulty with self-control, lack of awareness of abilities, risky behavior, outbursts
- – Emotional: depression, anxiety, mood swings, irritability, lack of empathy for others, anger, insomnia
- – Sensory: ringing in the ears, difficulty recognizing objects, impaired hand-eye coordination, blind spots or double vision, bitter taste, difficulty smelling, skin tingling, pain or itching, trouble with balance or dizziness
Following a crash, a personal injury lawyer can assess fault, investigate insurance coverage and evaluate claims for serious injuries and damages.
Contact Attorney Paul Englander Today
If your family member or loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury or head injury as a result of any type of accident, contact Phoenix brain injury attorney Paul Englander immediately. The sooner you talk to us, the sooner we can begin to gather evidence. Talk to us now, while the memories of any witnesses involved are still fresh. We’ll evaluate the potential liability of the businesses or individuals involved, and then assess the damages to which you may be entitled.
We offer a free and confidential consultation to all prospective clients. Home and hospital visits are available, as well as weekend and evening appointments. To reach us after hours or on weekends, please call 602.320.4378.