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Why You Need a Gwinnett County Brain Injury Lawyer for Your Loved One

Unfortunately, on continual basis, innocent people driving in Gwinnett County or elsewhere in Georgia are hit by careless and negligent drivers. Along with having their vehicle damaged, many drivers have their heads impact their car’s windshield, steering wheel or other extremely hard surface in the car. Auto accidents throughout Georgia can cause minor to severe injuries. Severe injuries from auto accidents can include a brain injury.

Along with auto accidents, one can sustain a brain injury from other types of injuries including:

  • Crime
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Other trauma to the head, including a sports-related injury

Regardless of how you sustain the traumatic brain injury, it can be life-altering.  In fact, treating a traumatic brain injury is a lengthy process, from the emergency care to the long-term medical implications (often life-long 24 hour care). This medical treatment is very expensive and adds up quickly.

If you have a loved one that has suffered traumatic brain injury and are unsure of their legal rights, contact the Law Offices of Shane Smith for a free consultation. Your brain injury attorney will evaluate your legal claim and fight for the justice your loved one rightfully deserves.

Since the brain controls a lot of the body’s daily functions including speech, behavior, motor function, memory and many others, it is imperative that a person with a traumatic brain injury receives all necessary medical treatment. However this medical treatment becomes quite expensive very fast – something the responsible party will generally not volunteer to pay.

Why Would You Need A Gwinnett County brain injury attorney

Since medical treatment for a brain injury cannot be determined immediately, your brain injury attorney has the experience and know-how to work with doctors to determine what your project medical and rehabilitation costs will be. In addition to the sky-high projected medical costs, your Georgia brain injury attorney will be able to determine and fight for other damages you are entitled to. These losses include loss of earnings, pain and suffering, punitive damages, long-term care, loss of enjoyment of life and other damages. In order to defray your out of pocket costs and make sure your legal rights are protected, it is essential to make sure you understand the full value of your brain injury claim.

The Law Offices of Shane Smith will make sure that you receive an honest and independent assessment of your head injuries before speaking with an insurance company. Insurance companies are well known to offer the families of brain injury victims low offers. Before taking an inadequate offer that removes your right to a legal claim, it is essential to speak with a brain injury attorney at the Shane Smith Law Firm. Call our law offices at (888) 927-6955.


Shane Smith
Advocate for the Seriously Injured in Georgia