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Brain Injury Lawyers, Brain Damage - Garden City, New York
Acquired Brain Injury refers to damage or destruction of brain tissue due to trauma or a wide range of medical conditions (i.e. anoxia, poisoning or aneurysms). It does not include disabilities from neurological impairments that may occur at or before birth such as cerebral palsy or mental retardation. Acquired Brain Injury is an impairment of brain functioning that can be physically or psychologically verified. Other common causes of acquired brain injury are brain lesions caused by traumas such as falls, and sports injuries. Brain lesions can also be due to internal problems such as tumors, aneurysms, or infections of the brain such as encephalitis. Another cause of acquired brain injury is ingestion of toxic substances due to either alcohol or drug abuse or exposure to toxic chemicals.
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Traumatic Brain Injury refers to damage or destruction of brain tissue due to a blow to the head or violent shaking of the head, as may occur in an assault, a car crash, a fall or similar incidents. Even a "minor" injury can result in cognitive, emotional and physical impairments.
Brain damage is usually caused by outside forces. A fall, a car accident, a sports injury; all of these things may cause injuries leading to brain damage. Subsequent complications may be caused by lack of oxygen and increased pressure on the brain. Sometimes, negligence may have caused the injury leading to brain damage. If this is the case, you may be entitled to monetary compensation.
If you or someone you know has received a brain injury, you may be entitled to monetary compensation. Please click here to fill out a brief online form to receive a free evaluation of your claim by lawyers with a total of over 60 years of personal injury experience.
The law firm of Meyer, Suozzi, English and Klein, P.C. has lawyers specializing in brain injury and brain damage cases practicing in their Garden City, N.Y. location.