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Auto Accidents

Successful Results Achieved in
Over 15,000 Auto Accident Cases

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Motorcycle Accidents

Largest Motorcycle Accident Injury Verdicts
in San Luis Obispo County

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Truck Accidents

Even Professional Drivers Can Cause an Accident

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Serious Injury

Over $200 Million Recovered in
Settlements and Verdicts for Victims

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Dog Bites

Resolving Cases Quickly, Efficiently, so that You
Can Focus on Your Recovery

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Death Cases

Offering Support, Assistance and Representation
After the Tragic Loss of a Loved One

San Luis Obispo Traumatic Brain Injury Attorneys

Sound advice from skilled San Luis Obispo traumatic brain injury attorneys

Traumatic brain injuries occur when an external force causes temporary or permanent injury to the brain. At James McKiernan Lawyers, our San Luis Obispo traumatic brain injury attorneys negotiate and litigate brain injury cases with vigor and aggression. We understand the life-altering consequences of brain trauma — from permanent memory loss to behavioral and cognitive changes. Our San Luis Obispo traumatic brain injury attorneys stop at nothing to obtain adequate compensation for you or your loved one in the event of a serious personal injury.

Traumatic brain injury attorneys serving San Luis Obispo

The most common causes of traumatic brain injury in the United States include motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, acts of violence, sports and doctor or hospital errors. For small children, brain injuries can be the result of falls, child abuse or transportation accidents. Additionally, pedestrian, bicyclists and motorcyclists are at risk for traumatic brain injuries. Injury attorneys in San Luis Obispo are familiar with these types of accidents and injuries and stand ready to help.

Brain injuries often include primary and secondary brain damage. Primary damage occurs at the time of impact, such as skull fractures, contusions, bruises, nerve damage and lacerations. Secondary brain damage evolves over time, including brain swelling, epilepsy, low or high blood pressure, cardiac changes, anemia and fever. With the help of medical experts and your Santa Maria head trauma lawyer, you may be able to mitigate the consequences of your brain injury and anticipate future complications.

Signs and symptoms

Brain injuries can range from mild to severe. Unfortunately, some injuries may not be evident directly following an accident. Other injuries might not appear on x-rays, CAT scans or MRIs. If death occurs from brain trauma, it typically does not happen right after the event — but weeks later. It is important to look for signs and symptoms of a traumatic brain injury shortly following your accident, including:

  • Dizziness
  • Unequal pupil size
  • Changes in mood or behavior
  • Cognitive difficulties
  • Memory loss or confusion
  • Seizure
  • Convulsions
  • Persistent headache
  • Slurred speech
  • Difficulty with language
  • Numbness
  • Weakness
  • Inattentiveness or restlessness
  • Emotional problems
  • Loss of coordination

After seeking medical attention, contact the San Luis Obispo traumatic brain injury attorneys at James McKiernan Lawyers. Our attorneys work with you, your doctors and insurance companies to ensure you get the best care possible.

Brain trauma lawyers dedicated to the pursuit of justice

At James McKiernan Lawyers, we have obtained substantial judgments and settlements for clients who have sustained brain injuries. Our compassionate, dedicated San Luis Obispo traumatic brain injury attorneys understand the hardships involved when you or a loved suffers through serious, life-threatening injuries. Contact our firm today to learn how we can help.

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