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Brain Injuries

Connecticut Brain Injury Lawyer


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) 806-9256 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 hundreds of millions of dollars 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.

Give us a call today at (203) 806-9256 to learn more or submit a free online case evaluation form to request a free initial consultation.

CLIENT VICTORIES

We've Recovered Hundreds of Millions for Clients Throughout Connecticut
  • Medical Misdiagnosis $4,000,000

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

  • Failure to Treat $3,900,000

    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 $3,400,000

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

  • Medical Malpractice $3,400,000

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

  • Brain Damage $3,300,000

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

  • Failure to Diagnose $3,000,000

    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 $2,616,800

    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 $2,500,000

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

  • Head-On Collision $2,500,000

    The defendant crossed the center median between the northbound and southbound sides of the interstate and struck our client’s vehicle head-on.

  • Illegal Left-Hand Turn $2,400,000

    An SUV driver made an illegal left-hand turn at a T-intersection in a residential neighborhood and crashed into our client while operating his motorcycle in the middle of the intersection.

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WHY CHOOSE CARTER MARIO LAW FIRM?

  • Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Recovered

    We have secured countless victories on behalf of injured clients throughout the state of Connecticut since 1989.

  • Experience on Your Side

    We have been fighting for personal injury victims throughout Connecticut for more than three decades, and we're just getting started. 

  • Committed to Our Community

    We are dedicated to serving our community inside and outside of the courtroom, and even run a statewide outreach initiative to give back.

  • A Team That Puts You First

    At Carter Mario Law Firm, our clients are our number one priority. This is why we provide every client with 24/7 access to the legal team working on their case.

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

Real Stories from Real People
  • Client
    Such a great experience.

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

    - Michelle P.
  • Client
    It felt really good to have someone.

    “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.
  • Client
    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.
  • Client
    The team has helped me incredibly.

    “Excellent client services and professional. The team has helped me incredibly throughout the aftermath of an accident from day one.”

    - Jeremy G.
  • Client
    Tough and fearless.

    “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.”

    - Phillip Y.
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