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A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that happens after receiving a severe impact to your head. Concussion car accident settlements and sports accidents are among the most common cases of concussion claims. Your pain and suffering deserves compensatory damages.
Long after your accident, your concussion symptoms could continue to negatively impact your life for weeks or months. While most concussions are left to heal on their own some severe cases may require surgery.
If you’ve suffered from a concussion injury contact personal injury lawyer Steve Caya for a free consultation. His 30 years’ worth of legal experience and a no win, no fee policy ensures your best interests.
Compensation for Concusssion
If you’ve suffered a concussion caused by an accident where someone else is at fault, then yes you have the right to claim compensation for your pain and suffering, medical expenses, and lost wages.
There are many factors that go into determining how much a concussion injury claim is worth. The best way to understand what represents a fair settlement amount in your concussion case is by speaking with an experienced injury attorney.
Concussion settlement amount example: $755,000 settlement for a mild TBI & post-concussion syndrome
To win a concussion injury lawsuit, you’ll have to prove your concussion was caused by the negligent actions of someone else. There’s only one opportunity to file a claim for compensation, so don’t risk going it alone.
You’re not alone. Start today by getting in touch with a Wisconsin concussion injury lawyer with proven success.
How To File A Claim For A Concussion
Record & preserve evidence of your concussion
Evidence ensures the other party's insurance has no cause for assigning blame to you.
Seek medical attention
Get medical treatment, no matter how you feel initially.
Hire a personal injury lawyer
An experienced personal injury attorney like Steve Caya will fight the insurance companies to get you what you deserve.
Document your expenses
Compiling your financial losses from your concussion will help your attorney get the best settlement possible.
Do not talk to the other party’s insurance company
After your claim is filed, the other party’s insurance will begin an investigation to determine liability. It is in their best interest to put any percentage of fault they can on the victim. They will use everything they can from your conversations to do so. Leave any contact with them to your experienced attorney.
Negotiate a settlement
Though difficult in some cases, it is important to remain patient and allow your lawyer to negotiate the best possible settlement. Insurance companies will do what they can to get you to quickly accept their first offer, even more so if you are experiencing financial hardships and need that money quickly. Steve Caya and his experienced team will fight for every dollar you deserve.
What causes a concussion?
A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury and can have serious, long-lasting consequences. Concussions most often occur as the result of:
High impact sports like football or boxing, or whiplash injuries from auto accidents can cause your head and brain to shake too quickly back and forth, causing concussion. While usually not life-threatening, concussion symptoms can escalate and develop over time.
How to tell if you have a concussion
Symptoms of concussions vary depending the individual and can begin immediately or develop weeks or months after an accident. Common symptoms of concussions include:
- Blurred Vision
- Sensitivity to Light or Noise
- Memory Problems
- Loss of Consciousness
It's important to get evaluated by a doctor as soon as possible after the accident causing your concussion. How soon you seek medical attention and how long symptoms persist can affect the value of your case. Gathering medical records is crucial if you want a fair settlement for whiplash, concussion, or other injuries caused by someone else's negligence.