Sustaining a brain injury can have serious long-term consequences. While
some injuries heal within a number of months, others can last a lifetime.
With more than 50 years of combined experience, Roman & Gaynor has
represented hundreds of clients seeking compensation for brain injuries.
Whatever your situation, our Clearwater brain injury attorneys can discuss
your case and help you seek a favorable outcome.
The long-term costs of brain injuries vary depending on the severity and
classification of the trauma:
Mild Brain Injuries. While classified as mild, these injuries cause a variety of symptoms
that can last several months. Symptoms include headaches, dizziness, nausea
and vomiting, poor concentration, ringing in the ears, and sensitivity
to light and loud noise. It is estimated that long-term medical costs
for mild brain injuries is around $85,000.
Moderate Brain Injuries. These injuries are classified by a loss of consciousness between 20 minutes
and 6 hours. Symptoms include physical, behavioral, and cognitive impairment.
While some symptoms last only a few months, others can last for years.
Permanent cognitive and behavioral impairments, such as personality changes
and memory loss, are also possible. For moderate brain injuries, the cost
for long-term treatment and care is estimated at more than $940,000.
Severe Brain Injuries. Severe brain injuries are classified as a loss of consciousness for more
than 6 hours. Symptoms of severe brain injuries include coma, minimally
responsive state, and vegetative state. These injuries can permanently
affect emotion, cognitive function, sensation, and motor function. While
the cost varies for each patient, it is estimated that long-term medical
treatment and care for a severe brain injury can cost around $3 million.
Call Roman & Gaynor Today at (727) 877-1212
The financial burden of a brain injury can be stressful, particularly if
special medical attention is required. Hospital stays, medication, and
long-term care expenses can add up. It is important to seek compensation
as soon as possible. At Roman & Gaynor, our team is dedicated to fighting
for clients’ rights, and we can represent you as you seek a beneficial
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today for a free consultation.