Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries are very serious and can have life altering effects on the victim as well as their family. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers traumatic brain injuries a serious health problem in the United States. Traumatic brain injuries can cause death and permanent disability.

Those who survive a TBI can face effects lasting a few days to disabilities which may last the rest of their lives. Effects of TBI can include impaired thinking or memory, movement, sensation (e.g., vision or hearing), or emotional functioning (e.g., personality changes, depression). These issues not only affect individuals but can have lasting effects on families and communities.

It takes a lawyer who has extensive experience in the medicine of traumatic brain injury who is willing to spend time with the victim and their family so the full extent impact of the injury is fully understood. Faulkner Law Offices has handled numerous traumatic brain injury cases. We know how to prepare and present a brain injury case to a jury in an effective way that a jury can understand.

We use the leading technology and experts in the nation to show the jury what would otherwise be an invisible injury. We make extensive use of CT scans, PET scans, high resolution MRI scans, 3D computer models and fully rendered physical models of the brain.

A TBI can be caused by a bump, blow, jolt to the head, rapid acceleration and deceleration of the head or a penetrating injury. Motor vehicle crashes are the third overall leading cause of traumatic brain injuries and are the second leading cause of traumatic brain injury related deaths.

If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury in Bakersfield or Kern County, you need an experienced attorney to help you navigate the complicated medical and legal process that comes with such an injury. Our attorneys have the experience needed to help you.

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