Woodland Brain Injury Lawyer


Traumatic brain injuries are some of the most catastrophic injuries that someone can suffer. Patients who undergo a traumatic brain injury are at a major risk of developing chronic complications and comorbidities that could last for life. These complications could inhibit someone's ability to think, move, and see the world around them. The impact of this injury on a person's quality of life is unparalleled. Often overlooked, these brain injuries can have a massive effect on the injured person and their family members.

If you or a family member has suffered severe head trauma in an accident in Woodland, CA, call our injury lawyers at (530) 392-9400 or (800) 404-5400 for a free no-obligation consultation.

Injuries Classified as Traumatic Brain Injuries

While there are many different types of head injuries, all of them can be classified as traumatic brain injuries depending on the severity of the damage. The two major categories include:

  • Penetrating Head Injury: This is also called an open head injury. This is the type of injury that a stab wound or a gunshot wound might cause. An outside force punctures the skull, and a piece of bone could damage the brain tissue underneath. Falls from a great height and car accidents can cause this type of injury.
  • Closed Head Injury: This type of head injury does not involve a penetrating force but causes substantial damage to the tissue underneath. A sudden change in the speed or direction of the motion of the head can cause the brain to impact the side of the skull. Depending on the severity of the impact, this could lead to damage contained to one area of the brain (focal) or damage that spreads throughout the brain (diffuse).
Leading Causes of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Many different causes can lead to a traumatic brain injury, including:

This video discusses the new treatments needed for patients with traumatic brain injuries.

How an Experienced Injury Attorney Can Help You

Traumatic brain injuries have a devastating effect on someone's financial status as well. If the patient has an ICU stay or requires an emergent surgical procedure, this could place a family under a significant amount of financial stress despite someone's health insurance status. Whether someone was struck by a motor vehicle, injured at work, or involved in a multi-car pileup on the highway, nobody should have to bear the financial burden of a traumatic brain injury alone.

About Our Woodland Personal Injury Law Firm

We have been fighting for justice on behalf of our clients since 1982. AVVO, a firm that rates every attorney in the country, has given me a rating of 10.0. AVVO is an outside firm that evaluates accident attorneys based on case verdicts, settlements, awards, customer evaluations, reputation throughout the industry, and publication quality. We are a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an association of some of the top-rated trial attorneys in the United States. 

Contact Our Brain Injury Attorneys in Woodland, CA

If you have been in an accident and suffered from a traumatic brain injury, contact our Woodland brain injury lawyers at (530) 392-9400 or (800) 404-5400 for friendly, free advice.

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