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What are the benefits of having a brain injury lawyer?

May 4, 2020

1) To gather evidence and build a solid case

A traumatic brain injury is life-altering for both the affected individual and their loved ones who provide their care following a serious injury. Traumatic brain injury cases are especially complex, and you’ll need an experienced brain injury litigator who can build a solid case and get you the compensation and medical care that you need and deserve.  Substantial, indisputable evidence is key in proving the serious nature and causes of your brain injury.

The traumatic brain injury lawyers at Odjaghian Law Group will gather evidence demonstrating how your brain injury took a toll on your personal life, career, relationships, peace of mind, and health and use that information to present your case in court.

2) To fight for the highest compensation and standard of medical care

Traumatic brain injuries can cause profound damage to your health and well-being. An experienced traumatic brain injury lawyer will help you map the damages and fight for the compensation you deserve. .

At Odjaghian Law Group, our experienced brain injury litigators  will make sure that your compensation covers all of your current medical costs as well as your ongoing expenses related to your injury, such as medical appointments, therapies, transportation, and more. 

3) To support proper diagnosis and treatment for your traumatic brain injury and compensation for the care you need to heal, recover, or live with your brain injury

Proper diagnosis and treatment are critical to your recovery and quality of life following a traumatic brain injury. Early detection and treatment will give you the best possible recovery outcome. Traumatic brain injuries are very complex, and need to be diagnosed and treated by skilled medical professionals who have expertise in treating brain injuries. 

Odjaghian Law Group specializes in traumatic brain injury litigation and we have connections with leading physicians, traumatic brain injury specialists, and neuropsychologists who are all proven and respected leaders in their field of medical care.  We’ll refer you to our network of specialists so you can get the medical care you need. This will help diagnose the damage caused by your traumatic brain injury and  expedite the process of obtaining the highest possible compensation from your insurer.

4) To get compensation for a lifetime in case of permanent disability

Traumatic brain injuries can be permanent, causing irreversible damage from which an injured individual cannot fully recover. In such instances, you’ll need ongoing medical care and compensation to live with and properly manage your brain injury. 

At Odjaghian Law Group, we evaluate the full spectrum of care needed for an individual who must live with a traumatic brain injury. If your brain injury is permanent, we will ensure that you have the benefits and compensation you need and deserve for the rest of your life. 

5) To get Justice

If you or a beloved one is suffering from a traumatic brain injury caused by an accident or negligence on the part of an employer, Odjaghian Law Group can ensure that you get justice. 

How to choose the right traumatic brain injury lawyer

1) Look for traumatic brain injury litigation experience, expertise, and proven results

To get the compensation and care that you deserve in a traumatic brain injury case, you need an experienced lawyer who understands the nuances and complexities of brain injury and knows how to litigate and win awards in brain injury cases. 

2) Pay attention to the reviews from other clients

Reviews do not lie. Before choosing a traumatic brain injury lawyer, spend some time reading through the reviews from clients who’ve worked with them in the past. . You can find reviews by referring to the local legal directories, websites like Avvo and FindLaw, and even social media. 

3) Meet with  few lawyers before choosing one to handle your traumatic brain injury case

If you’ve suffered a life-altering, traumatic brain injury, then you will want an exceptional attorney who understands what you're going through and knows exactly how to leverage all possible medical and legal resources to help you recover. Meeting an attorney in person will help you assess their legal abilities.Never settle for a traumatic brain injury lawyer who does not invest  time in discussing your case, concerns, doubts and needs. 

4) Hire a lawyer who speaks your language

Successful communication between an attorney and a client is essential to winning cases. Choosing an attorney who  is fluent in the language you speak will ensure there are no misunderstandings or miscommunications during your case. 

5) Choose a lawyer who truly understands the effects of traumatic brain injury and the impact these injuries have in the short and long term

A traumatic brain injury attorney should listen carefully to your concerns and symptoms, and know exactly how serious brain injuries impact your day-to-day life.  and should understand how the brain injuries are meddling with your day-to-day life. The gravity of your traumatic brain injury, your medical needs, and the ongoing impacts of your injury should all be factored into the compensation you receive to ensure your future care and quality of life. 

Why Choose Odjaghian Law Group as your traumatic brain injury lawyer?

1) We are experienced professionals.

Odjaghian Law Group has extensive experience in traumatic brain injury and worker’s compensation litigation in Los Angeles. We’ve helped clients win record-breaking compensation awards and know exactly how to handle all the legal and medical nuances involved in successful brain injury litigation. We always strive to get the best possible outcome for our clients and win the compensation for the best quality of life possible following a serious injury. 

2) We’ll give you a free consultation.

Odjaghian Law Group takes on the most serious brain injury, and we offer free consultations. We’ll meet you however is most convenient, whether on the phone, in our office, or at the hospital. We’ll listen to all the details of your injury and let you know if we’re able to help you. 

3) TWe get results and have achieved record-breaking awards in traumatic brain injury cases. 

Odjaghian Law Group has a stellar reputation and a proven track record of winning record-breakin compensation awards. We adhere to our code of ethics with zero compromises, and we care about the health and well-being of our clients above all. We will do everything possible to get you the compensation you need to improve the quality of your life after suffering a serious injury.

4) For special attention to your case

At Odjaghian Law Group, every single client is important. We only take on the most serious of brain injury cases, and give specialized focus and attention to every case we work on. . Your case will always be handled with compassion and human regard, as well as in-depth experience in California injury law. 

5) We are your full-service legal team. 

Odjaghian Law Group works as unified team to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Our team of attorneys, legal assistants, investigators, medical experts, and paralegals work together to win the case for our clients

Frequently Asked Questions about Brain Injury Lawyers

1) How much time do I have to file a personal injury case?

There is no definite answer to this question. It depends on the state you live in. In some states, you must  file a case within a year of an accident, while in some states, you may have more than a year to approach the court. Odjaghian Law Group advises anyone who’s suffered a serious brain injury  to file a personal injury case as soon as possible because the evidence is most likely to be intact.

2) What if I was partially responsible for the accident?

Depending on the state where you live,, the rules change. For example, in some states, the contributory negligence rule applies, and one cannot claim compensation if the mistake was on their part as well. Some states’ law systems will allow you to recover the damages as long as the victim is not 50 percent or more at fault. 

Discussing with an attorney will shed more light on the matter and help you understand what options you have.

3) What kind of compensation is available from an Odjaghian lawsuit?

In most cases, a victim will get compensation for the incurred, incurring, and future medical costs, loss of wages, mental agony, and suffering he/she has undergone/undergoing. 

If proven before the court that the defendant caused the injury intentionally, punitive damages may be available.

4) What are the requirements to prove the negligence of a defendant in a brain injury case?

A legal expert will have to illustrate four elements -- Duty, Breach of Duty, Causation and Damages -- to prove the innocence of his client. It is the legal duty of a defendant to avoid acts that are harmful to others. 

Your traumatic brain injury attorney has to prove that the defendant did not exercise the duty of care or fell short of the accepted standard. He/she has to prove further that this breach caused the accident and incurred your damages.

5) Do I have strong evidence to win a brain injury case?

You’ll need to prove that your injury was due to the defendant’s breach of duty, and demonstrate that the accident happened (and that the damages were caused) to you were because of the injuries sustained.

Each case is unique, and consulting with an experienced brain injury lawyer can help you determine the strength of the evidence and damages in your case. 

6) What are the different types of laws to help people with brain injury?

Perhaps the basic yet most important law that you should be aware of is the Statute of Limitations. It restricts the time to file for a claim, in case you have brain injury/injuries. 

If you miss the stipulated time, you lose the chance to get compensation. Pure Comparative Fault Standard is another important thing you must know. This provision says that a party must be “at fault” for the cause of the injury. 

7) When should I get in touch with the lawyer after sustaining brain injury?

As soon as possible. Often times, the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury can be minor at first, but will later progress into more seriuos damage if not treated quickly and properly. Timely advice from an attorney is what you need during such instances. 

8) What are the different types of brain injuries?

It can be divided into two broad categories -- traumatic and acquired brain injuries. While the former one is obvious such as penetrative injuries and fissures in brain structure, the latter is subtle such as oxygen deprivation. 

9) I had an accident years ago. Can I still file a claim for my brain injury? 

It depends.The statute of limitations differs from state to state. Please get in touch with us for an insightful answer to this.

10) Can you list down some of the symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury?

Depending on the gravity of the injury, the symptoms will range over a variety of issues, such as momentary loss of consciousness, memory lapse, and sensitivity to light and sound. In severe cases, the victims may experience coma, seizure, and dilated pupils.

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