Life is difficult, for all of us at times. When someone has suffered a traumatic brain injury, life gets even tougher. The diagnosis of a severe brain injury is life changing to the patient him/her self and in most cases, the entire family. Insurance companies often minimize compensation to clients or outright refuse to make payment. Necessary care and rehabilitation is costly and unaffordable for most families on their own.
If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury caused by the careless or intentional acts of someone else, you may be eligible to claim damages. The Scott Furlong Ford Brain Injury Lawyers help make sure injured people receive the care they need and the compensation they deserve. If you have questions about your eligibility for a brain injury claim, don’t hesitate. It very important that you talk with a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. They can answer any questions you may have, and advise you of your rights.
A traumatic brain injury may be obvious immediately or not until several months after the trauma occurred. Any of the following can be indicators of a serious brain injury:
- Sudden change in mood or personality
- Difficulty speaking
- Difficulty remembering
- Dizziness, poor balance
- Difficulty coordinating limbs
- Trouble swallowing
- Difficulty with social interaction
- Sensory difficulties ie: vision, smell, taste, touch, hearing
- Change of personality
- Change in past habits or preferences
The Strike Furlong Ford brain injury lawyers will fight to win the settlement you need, helping your rebuild your life and support you and your families future.
Every situation is unique, care required may include:
- Speech therapy
- Assistive devices such as wheelchairs, special technology for communication, memory enhancement or eating
- Changes or modifications to the home such as lifts, elevators bigger doorways, kitchen or bathroom modifications
- Special glasses or vision devices
- Psychological therapy
The amount and type of care may change overtime. A case manager may be required if several therapies are involved. In some cases long term or 24 hour care may be necessary.
It is important to keep a record of all interventions and costs involved. The Scott Furlong Ford Brain Injury Lawyers understand the load, this places on the injured person and their family. The Scott Furlong Ford law firm has the depth of experience required, and will aggressively fight to win your case through mediation or in court
The Scott Furlong Ford Personal Injury lawyers service brain injury victims throughout the areas of Oshawa, Whitby, Pickering and the greater Durham Region.