Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Brain Injuries

If you have questions about traumatic brain injury (TBI) or your legal rights as the victim of negligence, it is important to reach out to an experienced lawyer who can help you protect your rights.

At Rosenthal & Kreeger LLP, we have 25 years of experience and focus on providing our clients with the personal service they need as we pursue full compensation for damages, medical expenses, long-term care, pain, suffering and lost wages.

Most Frequently Asked Brain Injury Questions

  • What are the most common causes of TBI? The most common causes of TBI are bullet wounds, motor vehicle accidents, falls and assaults.
  • How is the classification of severity determined? TBI classification is based on the length of time a person is unconscious, exhibited signs of memory loss of post-traumatic amnesia (PTA) and the Glasgow Coma Scale.
  • Do seat belts prevent brain injury? Yes, but accident victims can still suffer TBI even while wearing a seat belt.
  • Can TBI be treated? Immediate treatment involves surgery to control bleeding around the brain; long-term treatments and rehabilitation will depend on the severity of the injury.
  • Who can receive compensation for TBI? Anyone who sustains his or her TBI due to the negligence of another.
  • Do I need an attorney? Having an experienced personal injury lawyer advocating for you can make all the difference in obtaining the compensation you need. These cases can be extremely complicated, so it is in your best interest to have an attorney advocating for your rights.

Learn About Your Options During A Free Consultation

We hope you have found our brain injury FAQs to be useful. If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), you can rely on our firm to fight for your rights. Contact one of our brain injury attorneys today to set up a free initial consultation by calling us at 916-677-4979 or by sending us an email. Evening and weekend appointments are available, and we make home and hospital visits if necessary.

We represent brain injury clients throughout Northern California.