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Brain Injuries (TBI)

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A traumatic brain injury (TBI) or head injury occurs when an outside force causes damage to the brain. Injury can result from direct impact to the skull or from acceleration/deceleration of the skull such as in a quick change of speed. Traumatic brain injuries can occur from a car accident, slip and fall, construction accident, and elsewhere. These are very serious injuries that require the help and assistance of a personal injury attorney experienced with head injury claims.

If you or a loved one has suffered a TBI as a result of someone else’s negligence, our firm can help. At The Law Office of Joseph Lamy, we have the resources, skills, and experience to aggressively advocate for you throughout the legal process. Our Cranston brain injury attorney is always available, even giving out his personal cell phone number so that you can always reach him. No other firm makes themselves so accessible to their clients!

Looking for a brain injury attorney in Cranston or throughout Rhode Island? Call our firm at (401) 228-7470 to schedule a free, initial consultation. Hablamos Español!

Understanding Brain Injury Severity

The severity of a traumatic brain injury (often graded on the Glasgow Coma Scale) can range from relatively minor injuries to life-altering and fatal injuries. A person with a minor TBI may or may not lose consciousness.

Symptoms of a minor TBI may include the following and more:

  • Headaches
  • Dizziness
  • Loss of motor function and balance
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Altered sleep patterns
  • Fatigue
  • Mood swings
  • Nausea
  • Blurred vision

A severe TBI will show symptoms similar to a minor injury but may also include:

  • Headaches that will not go away
  • Frequent vomiting
  • Convulsions
  • Slurred speech
  • Restlessness
  • Agitation
  • Confusion

The long-term effects of a severe TBI can be life-changing and may result in a victim no longer able to live independently. Worse results can include coma and even death. TBI is the leading cause of comas around the world. In addition, a recent medical journal indicated that 34% of TBI deaths occurred in car accidents and an additional 10% of TBI deaths were the result of a fall.

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If you lost consciousness following an accident or injury or are demonstrating other signs and symptoms of a head injury, the emergency room may order an MRI or a CT Scan which are effective tests at identifying head injuries. Unfortunately, brain tissue damaged in an accident is unlikely to be recovered and the effects may be permanent. A person who has sustained a severe TBI may face surgery to remove hematomas forming on the brain.

Our Rhode Island brain injury attorney can help you fight for the just compensation you are owed. We offer compassionate, personalized legal guidance and aggressive representation, both in and out of the courtroom. Our highly-awarded attorney is prepared to fight for you and your family every step of the way.

If you or someone you know has sustained a traumatic brain injury as the result of an accident, contact our office at (401) 228-7470 for a free consultation.

Client Reviews
"I am so grateful to you Joe. Not only was I thrilled with the amount of money that I received in my settlement but I never thought that I would receive it so quick and without filing a lawsuit! You're the best!" Adam G.
"Joe asked me what I wanted in settlement during one of our meetings. I told him I wanted my medical bills paid (about $12,000) and I wanted $10,000 in my pocket. We just settled for $100,000! I never thought my case was worth that much. Thank you so much Joe." Justine D.
"Joseph is an excellent attorney that has been handling everything for the accident I was involved in. Joe has a great understanding of the auto accident process and he was able to explain it to me in a way that I understood. To this point, everything that Joe explained to me has happened according to plan. I have found Joe to be extremely knowledgeable and honest, and would highly recommend him to anyone." Steve C.
"Attorney Lamy answered my initial inquiry personally. He was very attentive and made himself available throughout the course of my case. He kept me informed and up to date and made sure I understood the whole process. I would certainly recommend Attorney Lamy to anyone I know who was in need of legal counsel." Alex D.
"I've never dealt with lawyers before, until I was involved in an accident. I wasn't sure if I even had a case, but I'll tell you what, Joe was there for me every step of the way. He was open, honest and caring. He answered all my questions and was always there for me when I needed him. He ensured me he would take care of everything and not to worry, and he did! I couldn't have asked for a better settlement or lawyer. He went above and beyond!!!!" Danny S.