According to the American Bar Association, there are nearly 1.3 million attorneys in the United States. Of that number, a vast majority of them are personal injury lawyers. Hundreds of thousands of personal injury lawsuits and claims are filed every year. But with such
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Head and Brain Injuries, TBI
Brain injuries are often a byproduct of motor vehicle accidents, especially motorcycle accidents, but they can also occur in slip-and-fall accidents and other incidents. Likewise, brain injuries can vary in their severity; some allow a full recovery, while others such as traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can result in a need for lifetime care.
Even comparatively minor head and brain injuries can lead to massive medical costs. The Kiley Law Group has an extensive record of success in cases involving brain injuries, and we understand the expenses and long-term effects faced by victims and their families. Please contact us today for a free consultation with a knowledgeable attorney if you or a loved one sustained a head or brain injury in an accident caused by another.
Though full recovery from a broken or fractured bone is often possible, the recovery process may be painful, sustained and financially crippling. On some occasions, there may be lingering, chronic discomfort or other lasting effects that were not anticipated causing hardship long after the accident.
Catastropic InjuriesCatastrophic injuries are those that cause severe, life-changing impairments for victims. These injuries include traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, amputations, paralysis, and severe burns. Catastrophic injuries affect both the victim and the victim’s family, and they can require costly, long-term medical care.
Dog bites can cause severe and costly injuries, especially to children. In Massachusetts, dog owners may be held accountable for injuries and other damages related to dog bites. There are exceptions, however, including trespassing and abusing or otherwise unreasonably provoking the dog.
Paralysis typically occurs as a result of damage to the nervous system, such as that sustained in the impact of a traffic crash, and it causes a loss of muscle function and sensation in the affected area. Paralysis can be partial or full; though feeling and function can return in some instances, the effects are often permanent.
Due to the high costs of paralysis treatment, rehabilitation and long-term care, it’s important for injury victims and their families to understand their legal options if the injury was the result of another person’s negligence.