If you or a member of your family has experienced a traumatic spinal cord or brain injury as the result of the negligence of another party it is important that you know your rights. You may have a substantial case as a result of a life altering brain or neck injury. Martin, Lister & Alvarez is a leading Weston area personal injury firm, with years of experience successfully helping our clients get the financial compensation and medical help they need in head in jury cases.
There are 1.6 million cases of traumatic brain injury in the U.S. each year according to the National Institute of Health. While most of these are minor many have long term or permanent consequences.
Traumatic Brain Injury Attorneys in Weston
If you have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) there must be certain criteria in order to have a case:
- For a suit to be filed we will need to establish real economic or non-economic damages.
- There has to be a legal duty that requires a person or company to provide a reasonable level of care to ensure no harm comes to others.
- We will have to establish that a person or company that has an obligation to reasonably protect your safety breached that duty. So if a physician or hospital has a duty to perform up to the standard of care established by the medical community. An action, or inaction that causes injury could be a breach of duty.
- The next phase is often the most challenging and it involves proving the case. TBI cases generally hinge on expert testimony and medical records. This is where the insurance companies have with their deep pockets of financial resources have an advantage over plaintiffs.
At Martin, Lister & Alvarez we are the most experienced Weston area brain and spinal cord injury lawyers and personal injury attorneys. We have a long established record of successfully winning substantial verdicts and settlements for our clients.
We can help you to protect your rights and receive compensation for your injuries. If you have been injured it’s essential that you consult with a qualified personal injury law firm to ensure that your rights are protected.