Head Injury Lawyer | James McKiernan Lawyers

Head injury lawyer helping clients recover after an accident

Since James McKiernan Lawyers opened its doors, we have represented countless head injury victims in dire need of proper medical care and compensation. Head injury refers trauma to the skull, skin or brain. Caused by a number of life-threatening accidents, you may be entitled to a monetary award from a negligent party. Only a skilled head injury lawyer can maximum your compensation, allowing you to recover in peace.

A Santa Maria head trauma attorney explains common injuries

A closed head injury occurs when the outermost layer of the brain, known as the dura mater, remains intact. An objecting piercing the skull causes a penetrating head injury, thus breaching the dura mater. Serious head trauma could lead to the brain to move within the skull, affecting the interior of the skull. San Luis Obispo brain injury lawyers often encounter clients who suffer from life-changing head injuries as the result of a severe accident. In fact, a head injury could lead to:

  • Skull fracture
  • Lacerations to the scalp
  • Hemorrhage of the skin
  • Hemorrhage of the brain
  • Cerebral contusion
  • Concussion
  • Traumatic subdural hematoma
  • Epidural hematoma
  • Dementia pugilistica
  • Traumatic subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Coma
  • Death

Talk to a San Luis Obispo accident lawyer at James McKiernan Lawyers to learn more about the implications of your head injury. We can help when no one else can.

Compensation for traumatic head injuries

If someone else’s negligence caused your head injury, you may be able recover compensation from the liable party. In other words, the person to blame for your injuries should be held legally responsible for your damages. A head injury could be the result of:

  • A motor vehicle accident
  • A motorcycle accident
  • A pedestrian accident
  • Medical malpractice
  • A slip and fall accident
  • A dog bite
  • A defective product
  • Elder or nursing home abuse
  • Battery or assault

If you were involved in a serious accident, chances are you sustained additional injuries. You may not be able to work, care for your children or pay the bills. Put a San Luis Obispo back injury lawyer to work for you — helping to successfully obtain the money you need to get your life back on track. Depending on your case, you could receive an award for your loss of income, property damage, medical expenses, emotional distress and pain and suffering. You may even receive an additional award, known as punitive damages, intended to punish the defendant for his or her negligent behavior.

Fortunately, most personal injury cases settle out of court relatively quickly. You might never need to see the inside of a courtroom. And if you do, you can be assured the most qualified Lompoc injury attorneys at James McKiernan Lawyers are on your side.

Contact a San Luis Obispo head injury lawyer today

Do not hesitate to pick up the phone or fill out a contact form if you or a loved one suffer injury due to the negligence or deliberate acts of another. At James McKiernan Lawyers, we offer free initial consultations. Additionally, we are a no recovery, no fee firm. If our team does not successfully obtain compensation on your behalf, you owe no attorney fees.

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