Brain injuries can cause significant complications. For example, an accident may have you experiencing a change in personality, loss of cognitive abilities, and physical side effects. So, if you or a loved one sustained a brain injury due to another party’s negligence, you deserve compensation for your losses.
A St. Petersburg brain injury lawyer with the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine can help you seek financial awards to pay for your medical bills, ongoing treatment, pain and suffering, and more.
For a free legal consultation with a brain injury lawyer serving St. Petersburg, call (800) 747-3733
Leading Causes Of Brain Injury
Nonhereditary brain injuries often occur when an individual sustains a blow or jolt to the head. This type of injury is commonly referred to as a traumatic brain injury (TBI). However, brain injuries can also result from lack of oxygen, infectious diseases, a stroke, exposure to toxins, and more.
According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, the leading causes of brain injuries nationwide include motor vehicle accidents, falls, and acts of violence. Our attorneys can assist you or your family members with brain injuries resulting from:
- Car, truck, and motorcycle accidents
- Pedestrian and bicycle accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Boating accidents
- Sports injuries
- Workplace injuries
- Nursing home abuse and neglect
- Slip and falls
- Swimming pool accidents
- Negligent property conditions
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Brain Injuries Can Have Severe And Permanent Complications
According to the Mayo Clinic, brain injuries can have physical, sensory, cognitive, behavioral, and mental symptoms. Side effects depend on the severity of your injury but may include:
- Speech issues
- Sensitivity to light and sound
- Problems with concentration and memory
- Loss of coordination
- Convulsions and seizures
- Learning difficulties
- Anxiety, depression, and mood swings
We Help Florida Accident Victims Recover Compensation For Their Injuries
For more than 15 years, the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine have fought for personal injury victims across Florida. We understand that a brain injury can result in expensive medical bills, affect your ability to work, and cause physical and emotional trauma. If the accident that caused your injury was not your fault, you deserve compensation for these damages and more.
Our attorneys will work to identify every cent owed to you. If needed, we can work with doctors, vocational experts, and economists to get a precise estimate of your past and future accident-related losses. As a result, we can help you pursue these awards:
- Emergency transportation and treatment
- Doctor fees
- Hospital bills
- Physical rehabilitation and occupational therapy
- Long-term nursing care
- Lifecare costs
- Mobility aids
- Mental health services
- Lost income
- Lost benefits
- Missed retirement contributions
- Lost promotions and raises
- Loss of future earning capacity
Other Economic Damages
- Vehicle or personal property damages
- Household services
- Special education
- Physical pain
- Emotional suffering
- Mental anguish
- Loss of enjoyment of life
According to the Florida Department of Health, nearly 5,000 Florida residents died from a brain injury in 2020, including 206 in Pinellas County. So, if your loved one suffered a fatal brain injury in St. Petersburg, you might qualify for wrongful death compensation.
Your loved one’s estate and surviving family members may recover damages, including the deceased’s medical expenses, funeral and burial costs, and lost income and savings. Survivors could also pursue awards for mental pain and suffering and loss of their family member’s companionship, support, and parental guidance.
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Brain Injury Liability
We can look into the accident that caused your brain injury and determine liability for your damages. To win your case, we must prove the responsible party’s negligent actions led to your injury and resulting losses. Depending on your accident, examples of negligence include:
- Failure to operate a motor vehicle safely and responsibly
- Failure to maintain reasonably safe premises
- Medical malpractice
- Failure to maintain a safe work environment
- Defective products
Our team will gather evidence to build your case, which may include:
- Video or surveillance footage
- Police and accident reports
- Accident reconstruction data
- Witness statements
- Expert testimony
- Medical bills and records
- Tax returns and pay stubs
We Take Care Of Your Case So You Can Take Care Of Your Health
We understand that you and your family are going through a difficult time. Therefore, we’ll take care of your case so you can focus on healing and getting your life back on track. For example, we will handle your insurance claims and fight for fair compensation, so you don’t have to worry about your medical bills or future financial stability.
Our lawyers will file your insurance claims and handle the related details, including tracking and adhering to deadlines, communicating with insurers on your behalf, and aggressively negotiating for the maximum settlement available in your case. Throughout the process, our team will be here to take your calls, answer your questions, provide you with updates, and offer support. We can even help you schedule appointments.
Furthermore, we are unafraid to take your case to court to achieve results. However, make sure you get started before the statute of limitations expires. According to Florida Statutes § 95.11, you have four years to sue for personal injury and two years for medical malpractice or wrongful death.
Contact the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine
At the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine, we aim to offer compassionate and responsive legal care. We believe everyone deserves an equal chance at justice. Therefore, we don’t want the cost of representation to stand in the way of victims pursuing awards. As a result, we work on contingency, meaning we charge nothing upfront, and we don’t get paid unless you do!
We strive to be a powerful advocate for clients who think they may not have a voice. Call our offices today for a free, no-obligation case evaluation to learn how our St. Petersburg brain injury lawyers can assist you.