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Traumatic Brain Injury Cases

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) involves damage to the brain caused by trauma, including a bump, jolt, or blow to the head. Some TBIs can be mild and result in only a brief change in cognitive ability. Others can be severe. The effects of a severe TBI can include lengthy unconsciousness, coma, or even death.

Sadly, many brain injuries occur as a result of someone’s careless, reckless, or wrongful conduct. When this is the case, victims and/or their loved ones can seek justice and work to hold the at-fault party liable for their resulting damages. If you believe you may have a TBI case, contact our Connecticut brain injury lawyers at Carter Mario Law Firm for a free consultation today. We can go over the details of your case and help you determine whether you are entitled to receive compensation for your medical bills, future medical care costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other losses.

There are no fees unless we recover compensation for you. Contact Carter Mario Law Firm online or by phone at (203) 876-2711 to request a free consultation today.

Common Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Any traumatic accident or incident can lead to TBI if a victim suffers a blow to the head, sudden acceleration/deceleration, or violent movements of the head and/or neck.

Some of the most common causes of traumatic brain injuries include:

If you believe your brain injury or your loved one’s TBI was the result of negligence, wrongdoing, or a preventable accident, we encourage you to reach out to our firm right away to learn how our Connecticut brain injury lawyers can help you protect your rights.

The Impact of a Traumatic Brain Injury

Brain injuries are incredibly serious, and even relatively “mild” TBIs can have long-lasting effects. In severe cases, victims will never be able to return to the same life they once enjoyed.

TBIs and other significant head injuries can adversely impact an accident victim’s ability to:

  • Create memories
  • Engage with others
  • Learn or reason
  • Pay attention
  • See, hear, or speak
  • Solve problems
  • Think abstractly
  • Understand language
  • Walk or move

On top of this, TBI victims need extensive medical attention and ongoing care to effectively treat their catastrophic injuries. This means multiple doctors’ visits, ongoing rehabilitation therapy, surgeries, and, in some cases, lifelong in-home care. This adds significant financial strain on victims and families already struggling to cope with the physical and emotional impacts of a TBI.

Damages in Brain Injury Cases

When another person, company, government entity, or some other party is liable for your injuries, you can file a personal injury claim and seek compensation for your damages. “Damages” is a legal term used to describe any/all losses experienced by the plaintiff due to his or her injuries.

When it comes to brain injury cases, damages are often extensive. Our firm helps clients seek compensation for the following:

  • Emergency medical treatment
  • Ambulance and hospital fees
  • Diagnostic testing, surgery, and other care
  • Physical/cognitive rehabilitation therapy
  • Future projected medical care costs
  • Medications and medical equipment/devices
  • Modifications to a home
  • In-home care costs
  • Lost income, wages, and employment benefits
  • Lost earning capacity
  • Future lost earnings
  • Counseling services for the treatment of emotional trauma related to the injury
  • Pain and suffering
  • Inconvenience and lost quality of life

In rare cases, we may also be able to pursue punitive damages. Unlike the compensatory damages listed above, punitive damages are not meant to compensate the victim for losses but, rather, to punish the defendant for egregious negligence and/or disregard for human life. These types of damages may be recoverable in cases involving assault and other wrongful acts.

How Our Firm Can Help You

Whether you sustained a relatively mild brain injury, such as a concussion or contusion, or your loved one suffered a severe TBI, such as a coup-contrecoup or diffuse axonal injury, leading to serious, long-term consequences, Carter Mario Law Firm can help. Since 1989, our Connecticut brain injury lawyers have successfully fought for the rights of victims of negligence throughout the state. We have secured over $1 billion for our clients, and we know what it takes to aggressively advocate for you and your recovery.

Our goal at Carter Mario Law Firm is to ensure that you feel right at home when you choose to work with our legal team. We make it our mission to go above and beyond to provide our clients with a positive experience working with our firm. And, if we do not recover a settlement or verdict on your behalf, you do not owe us a dime—that’s our No-Fee Warranty.

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Carter Mario has convenient locations around Connecticut to serve you. Click on your location below to learn more!

Give us a call today at (203) 876-2711 to learn more or submit a free online case evaluation form to request a free initial consultation.

Client Victories

We’ve Recovered Over $1 Billion for Clients
Just Like You


Rear-End Collision

Our client sustained a significant injury to his cervical spine after a rear-end crash. After receiving a low initial offer from the insurance company, we fought hard for our client to get him the settlement he deserved.


Medical Misdiagnosis

Our client’s doctor misread an x-ray causing a delayed diagnosis of sarcoma, which resulted in our client’s death.


Failure to Treat

Gastroenterologist and primary care doctor failed to treat or transfer our client who was hospitalized for GI bleeding, which resulted in our client’s death.


Failure to Diagnose

Our client’s doctors failed to diagnose him with abdominal cancer, resulting in his death.


Medical Malpractice

Our client suffered brain damage, paralysis, and speech deficits after undergoing a bedside procedure.


Brain Damage

Our client suffered brain damage after their breathing tube was misplaced.


Failure to Diagnose

Our client’s doctor failed to diagnose Fournier’s Gangrene, resulting in necrotizing fasciitis, sterility, abnormal gait, and muscle loss.


Personal Injury Resulting in Death

Our client, an innocent bystander to a bar room brawl, required surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon. After the surgery, our client developed a pulmonary embolism, resulting in his death.


Gas Poisoning

Our client suffered from carbon monoxide poisoning with cognitive loss after an on-site contractor ran gas engines during business hours.

Why choose Carter Mario?

We want justice and what’s best for you and your case. Here’s our promise:

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    A Team That Puts You First!

    Our clients are our #1 priority and everything we do is focused on getting you the best result! You are the reason we became lawyers. To the insurance company, you are no more than a claim number but to us, it’s personal. We’re here for you 24/7, 365 days a year. We communicate often and call you back the same day or lunch is on us. We believe an informed client is a happy client. You are the reason we fight!

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    Over $1 Billion Recovered!

    For over 30 years, we’ve fought fiercely and tirelessly against Big Insurance and won countless victories for our clients. You were already hurt physically when you came to us, but we make sure you aren’t hurt financially when you leave. Our goal is to give you a better tomorrow.

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    Experience On Your Side!

    No obstacle is too big. Our seasoned attorneys were handpicked and know how to hold the insurance companies accountable. We have experience in and out of the courtroom. Our attention to detail and in-depth investigation helps identify key evidence we use to prepare your case. Our attorneys have the knowledge, the dedication, and the passion it takes to win. They love what they do.

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    We Have a Large War Chest!

    When we go to trial, we are battle ready, but taking a case to trial takes more than confidence, experience, and commitment. It takes cutting edge technology and a War Chest to support the costs of zealous representation. Many firms aren’t willing or don’t have the resources and financial stability to front your costs and maximize your case. We’ll spend whatever it takes to get you every penny you deserve!

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    Making the Law Make Sense!

    At Carter Mario Law Firm, our mission is to make the law make sense. You’ve been injured and it wasn’t your fault. Life is suddenly overwhelming and confusing, and you don’t know where to turn. You need help, but it matters who you get. Let us come to your rescue. We’ll do the work, so you don’t have to. You can focus on you!

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Call (203) 876-2711 or Contact Us For a No-Obligation Case Evaluation. Our attorneys are standing by to evaluate your case, answer any questions, or discuss your next steps. Getting the compensation you deserve starts here!

    Client Testimonials

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    "I had such a great experience with Carter Mario Law Firm. Everyone was amazing, helpful and comforting during this stressful time."

    - Michelle P.

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    "My son suffered an injury after being hurt in a car accident, and it felt really good to have someone fighting for the person you love."

    - Alex M.

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    "Look no further, you have found the best personal injury law firm in Connecticut. Tough and fearless, and I cannot think of anyone better to represent me."

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    "Look no further, you have found the best personal injury law firm in Connecticut. Tough and fearless, and I cannot think of anyone better to represent me."

    - John L.

    Took so much stress off of me

    "When I had my work-related injury, Carter Mario took on the workers’ comp insurance company that tried to belittle me and dealt with them, which took so much stress off of me. Thank you so much."

    - Ruth H.