Catastrophic injuries can stem from a wide array of mishaps, although motor vehicle accidents tend to be one of the leading causes of serious brain and head injuries. These kinds of devastating physical damages to a persons’ health are about as serious as injuries can possibly get, and the first and foremost place to set your focus after suffering such an injury is on your health and well-being. Nevertheless, while you are recovering, extremely high medical bills are mounting on top of the fact that you are now rendered unable to earn wages.
Beginning Your Claim
The first thing to understand about brain and head injuries is the need to gauge its severity. In other words, if the injury is so traumatic that the damage was more than obviously suffered as a direct result of an accident, then moving forward with your claim should not bring about many complications. However, if the injury is solely to the brain as in a mild or severe concussion, then there very well may be a lengthy process of evaluation to undergo in order to prove your case.
Sadly, people suffer from various brain issues and sometimes attempt to get an insurance company to pay for their medical needs. Because of this, and if the injury is confined to the brain, you will likely have your life prior to the accident investigated. In order to garner the proper proof, you will most likely need an in-depth analysis of your neurological brain function as well.
This is all primarily relevant if you are only recently looking into finding help for your legal needs. In any event, keep in mind that whether or not you are experiencing all of the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury or not, but if you are experiencing any symptoms at all, then it will be best to have an experienced personal injury attorney ready for any future claims.
What to Know and Where to Go
The well-known nomenclature is that there are three different collisions that occur in every car accident. These are the damages outside the vehicle, inside the vehicle, and inside of your body. While property damage can be extremely disconcerting and economically unfriendly, it is your first duty to focus on your personal injuries. When the personal injuries are severe, this becomes your only primary concern.
If you have recently been in an accident such as a motor vehicle crash or construction site accident, and you suspect that you may be suffering from a brain injury, there are only a few things you must do first. Overall, the first and most important step is to evaluate your symptoms and seek medical attention immediately. After that, you need to remain focused on your health and well-being. However, that can be easier said than done when you have crippling financial concerns and medical bills stacking up while simultaneously losing wages. Albeit, the last thing you want to do is become stressed, and tragically causing even more harm to your recovery process.
At this point, you need to know where to turn, and the best place to turn is to a competent and experienced personal injury attorney who is familiar with the complex legalities that surround head and brain injuries suffered as a result of an accident. At the Law Office of Melvin L. Vatz, we understand the severity of your injuries and the financial obligations that clutter your road to full recovery. Call 412-391-3030 to get started on the right track to total compensation today!