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La Jolla Brain Injury Lawyer

Recovering from a brain injury is not easy. Sometimes requiring multiple surgeries, physical therapy, and years of treatment, a brain injury can derail your life. Brain injuries, including traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), are common injuries after an accident. If you sustained an injury to your brain, it is vital that you contact an experienced personal injury attorney to get the compensation you need to begin healing.

At the Law Offices of David A Kaufman, attorney David Kaufman has helped clients in the La Jolla area recover compensation after their brain injuries. The legal process can be overwhelming, especially when hiring a lawyer is your first time. He understands your position and will answer all your questions to help you move forward with your case.

Don’t Ignore The Symptoms Of A Brain Injury

From hitting your head on the windshield to slipping in a store, brain injuries can be caused by any significant trauma to your head. A brain injury can impact your entire body and do lasting harm.

Brain injuries come with life-changing symptoms that can make day-to-day living very difficult. Some of these symptoms include:

  • Memory loss
  • Blackouts
  • Disorientation
  • Seizures
  • Persistent headaches

Brain injuries are not always immediately noticeable. Your symptoms may emerge days or weeks after your accident. When you discover your injury after seeking medical attention, contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. The sooner you contact an attorney, the better your chance of obtaining full compensation for your suffering. David Kaufman will help gather evidence, including medical records and speak to medical experts to help build a strong case in your favor.

Frequently Asked Questions On Brain Injury

Brain injuries can be life-altering, affecting both the individual and their families. Brain injury cases in San Diego can be complex and challenging, requiring the expertise of a La Jolla brain injury lawyer. Here are some frequently asked questions following brain injuries:

What is the average settlement for a brain injury claim?

Determining the average settlement for a brain injury can be difficult as it depends on various factors, such as:

  • The severity of the injury
  • The extent of long-term effects
  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering endured

Settlements can range from thousands to millions of dollars. David Kaufman can help evaluate your case’s specifics to provide a more accurate estimate of potential compensation.

How long do brain injury lawsuits take to settle?

The duration of brain injury lawsuits is based on factors such as:

  • The complexity of the case
  • The willingness of the parties to negotiate
  • Court schedules

Some cases may settle relatively quickly through negotiations, while others may take years to resolve, especially if they go to trial. David Kaufman can provide insight into the likely timeline based on the specifics of your situation.

Is there a statute of limitations for brain injury lawsuits in California?

Yes, California has a statute of limitations for filing brain injury lawsuits. Plaintiffs have two years from the date of the injury to file a personal injury lawsuit.

However, depending on the circumstances of the case, there may be exceptions to this rule. It is crucial to consult with an attorney as soon as possible after sustaining a brain injury to ensure compliance with the statute of limitations and to protect your legal rights.

How much do personal injury lawyers cost?

The financial side of personal injury lawsuits can be challenging to navigate on your own. Due to this, many personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee basis, meaning they only get paid if they win the case, taking a percentage of the settlement or court award.

Getting You The Compensation You Need To Recover

David Kaufman understands the mental, physical and emotional pain you suffer after a brain injury. It is difficult to get back to normal when your symptoms prevent you from working, and your medical bills pile up. He is here to help you. Contact him today at 619-830-4328 or online to schedule your consultation.