Kansas City Brain Injury Lawyer
Understanding Brain Injuries
While no injury from a personal injury accident should be taken lightly, those that affect the brain are especially severe. It is a sad fact that in the U.S. today, over 5,000,000 people are coping with the effects of disabilities caused by a brain injury. Traumatic brain damage affects an individual's ability to do the everyday activities that most of us take for granted: working, taking a shower, feeding and dressing oneself. The force from a simple whiplash that one receives in a car crash has the ability to cause a concussion that results in lasting brain injuries.
Due to the concentrated area of intelligent functions that the brain hosts, any injury that affects it can cause life-altering and long-lasting consequences that are difficult, if not impossible, to overcome without the proper level of relief from monetary compensation. For this reason, if you or a loved one has recently been victimized in an accident that led to a traumatic brain injury or other catastrophic injury, you should not hesitate to secure the legal assistance that you deserve from a Kansas City personal injury attorney.
A lawyer from our law firm will fight for the damages you are entitled to for your medical bills, lost wages, rehabilitation and emotional suffering as a result of your accident. At Meyerkord, Russell & Hergott, we have a legal team that is experienced in this area of the law, and we understand the level of high-quality, dedicated support and guidance that it takes to reach your optimum outcome. We believe that success lies in hard work and attention to the details, and therefore you can be confident that we will do everything in our power to exhaustively research, prepare and fight for your case.
Why hire a Kansas City brain injury attorney?
If you or a loved one has sustained a serious brain injury in an accident, it is possible that the life you know will be changed forever. If the brain injury is mild, there may be a concussion and some confusion occurring. A moderate traumatic injury results in difficulty remembering and thinking, and also in some physical impairment. Extreme traumatic brain damage is the most challenging to treat. It requires a long period of hospitalization and subsequent rehabilitation.
The individual may hardly be able to function. The prognosis may be poor, with a diminished quality of life. The estimated cost for a lifetime of care for someone with this severe type of trauma is $2,000,000 or more. Our compassionate, caring legal team is committed to recovering the full compensation you need you so will not have to worry about paying current and future medical bills and other expenses.
If you choose to secure the legal assistance of a lawyer from our firm, you can be confident that you will never be treated with anything less than the comprehensive and dynamic guidance that you deserve. While many firms never think twice about offering their clients apathetic, detached advice, we simply do not operate in this manner. If we take you on as a client, you can breathe easier knowing that we will leave no stone unturned in our efforts to help you reach your desired result.
Contact our office today to discuss your case and possible avenues of action that you might take.