Nashville Brain Injury Lawyer
Representing TBI Victims & Families
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most difficult injuries for anyone to cope with. The brain is such a sensitive organ that a single blow can result in brain injury symptoms that affect how you think and act. While the book of Luke tells us that nothing will be impossible with God, Attorney Stanley A. Davis knows that life can become a series of endless challenges after a traumatic brain injury. It is challenging not only for the people who sustained TBIs, but also for their families.
At the Law Office of Stanley A. Davis, you will find the compassion and sincerity you need when dealing with these hardships. Stanley limits the number of catastrophic injury cases he takes. That way, he can personally provide the best representation possible. His work on behalf of TBI victims and their families includes several million-dollar brain injury settlements and verdicts. He has also been successful in gaining damages that covered past and future brain injury treatment. This includes a $1,000,000 car accident settlement for our client with a brain injury, which accounted for future medical care. For grieving family members, Stanley obtained pain and suffering damages to compensate for the emotional trauma caused by losing their loved ones.
TBI Symptoms & Long-Term Effects
Individuals with traumatic brain injuries, including severe concussions, may experience a variety of changes.
Some of the most common cognitive, sensory, emotional, and physical changes from a TBI include:
- Behavioral changes
- Decreased judgment
- Increased impulsivity
- Difficulty learning new concepts
- Trouble speaking
- Lack of balance
- Poor concentration
While brain damage may lead to these symptoms, some traumatic brain injuries can also result in death. According to the Centers for Disease Control, roughly 52,000 Americans die of brain injuries every year.
Stanley worked with TBI victims and families who lost loved ones from fatal brain injuries in and around Nashville for many years. When another party’s negligence or careless action causes a serious brain injury, or leads to a loss of life, he is passionate about securing the fairest amount of compensation available to his clients. If this sounds like the situation you are currently in, talk to a brain injury lawyer who truly cares about determining the cause of traumatic brain injuries, as well as teaching you about your legal rights.
Can I Work After a Brain Injury?
Brain injury victims may find it difficult to obtain and maintain active employment because of their TBI symptoms. As an experienced brain injury attorney, Stanley has assisted his clients in determining whether they will need disability benefits in the form of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). He can also calculate the loss of income the brain injury has caused you and your family, and then pursue this amount in brain injury lawsuits.
Will Someone with a Brain Injury Get Better?
Families of brain injury victims may suffer as their loved one’s personality and memories change in drastic ways. Some victims may struggle when they find it difficult to do things that they previously did with ease. For these reasons, getting brain injury treatment that is appropriate to the victim’s particular circumstances is very important. The right brain injury treatment can affect the speed in which TBI victims regain their former selves.
As Romans 12:12 says, “Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.” Attorney Stanley Davis wants to help TBI victims receive long-term medical and rehabilitative care after an accident that causes brain injury. This gives them the best opportunity for a successful recovery.
What Are Common TBI Expenses? — Medical Bills After Brain Injury
Due to their long-term effects, traumatic brain injuries may require expensive medical and rehabilitative treatment. A personal injury like this can cost from tens of thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars, if not more. You need medical attention to diagnose the brain injury, which often involves several rounds of tests. Then, there are many treatment options, including therapy. Some victims of brain injuries require medical care for the rest of their lives. Other victims cannot work. These brain injury expenses for medical care, lost wages, and suffering add up quickly.
Attorney Stanley Davis understands that people who sustain TBIs will deal with, or need to pay for, the following necessary expenses:
- Caregivers at home
- Counseling and psychiatric care
- Lost wages
- Modifications at their place of employment
- Medical care throughout the person’s life
- Out-of-pocket expenses not covered by existing health insurance
- Home modifications such as ramps, chair lifts, and access devices
- Pain medications and other prescription drugs
- Support services for their family
- Vehicle conversion and assistance devices
- Wheelchairs or other mobility devices
- Rehabilitation services, such as community reintegration, therapeutic recreation, speech, and physical and occupational therapies
How Can I Afford Brain Injury Treatment & Medical Costs?
While TBI recovery can be a difficult process in which the victim might not ever regain their pre-accident abilities, significant recovery is possible. No matter the severity of the personal injury, our law firm can help direct you to the right resources. Stanley finds joy in establishing relationships with his clients. He has experience working with life care planners, TBI specialists, and other healthcare professionals to support in the recovery process, while he aims to provide the best legal counsel.
With the assistance of a brain injury attorney, you have the highest chance of receiving a financial recovery so you can afford the care you need after a TBI.
If you would like to speak to Stanley about your situation, reach out to him today for a free consultation.
What Are the Most Common Causes of TBI?
By definition, a traumatic brain injury results from an impact or blow to the head and brain, which can occur in nearly any type of accident.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the top four most common causes of TBI are:
- Slip and fall accidents: Nearly half of all traumatic brain injuries result from a fall. This is often a particular danger for the elderly, who are more prone to falls.
- Blunt force trauma: Being struck by an object or striking an object are also common causes of TBI. This may include impact by falling debris, possibly as part of a workplace accident.
- Motor vehicle accidents: Vehicle crashes, which include motorcycle, car, and truck accidents, are the leading cause of traumatic brain injury among children and young adults. They also cause a disproportionate number of fatal brain injuries.
- Assault: Per the CDC, about a tenth of all traumatic brain injuries are the result of violence.
Additionally, minor trauma to the head can cause a concussion, which is a form of traumatic brain injury. Concussions are a common result of car and truck accidents, as well as contact sports. However, if you sustain multiple concussions, especially within a short time, the cumulative effect can be similar to a more serious traumatic brain injury.
Lawyer Who Helps People with Traumatic Brain Injury
Stanley Davis relies on the moral strength he gains from following the Lord’s word, such as those of James 1:5, which states, “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.” Many things remain possible for TBI victims following their injuries.
If a traumatic brain injury has affected your life, or if your family member died from a catastrophic injury, you need to learn your legal rights from an attorney you can trust. While our firm is located in Nashville, we have years of experience assisting brain injury and accident victims throughout Tennessee, including clients in nearby Brentwood, Madison, and La Vergne.
Please call our personal injury firm at (615) 866-3938 to schedule a free consultation today.