New York Brain Injury Lawyer

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If you believe that another person’s carelessness or disregard for safety caused your brain injury, you should discuss your legal options with an experienced NY brain injury lawyer. From our offices just across the river in Teaneck, the attorneys at Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. represent brain injury survivors throughout the NYC area including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island. We can provide a consultation at your hospital, rehab center, home or another location, whichever is most convenient to you.

Many New Yorkers sustain life-changing traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) each year and face the challenge of rebuilding their lives. Falls, car accidents, and pedestrian accidents are leading causes of serious head injuries. If someone else’s negligence or misconduct caused your brain injury, you may have a legal right to hold the at-fault individual accountable and demand compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering, and more. For example, if you were struck while crossing a New York intersection by a motorist who ran a traffic signal, you may sue the at-fault driver and his or her insurance company for compensation.

Survivors of traumatic brain injuries need the assistance of a New York brain injury attorney who has experience representing brain injury patients and their families. You need the guidance of a compassionate New York attorney who understands the tremendous challenges that TBI survivors and their loved ones are facing.

The Neurological and Brain Injury Section of Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. is headed by partner Steven Benvenisti, who is a survivor of a serious traumatic brain injury. Having achieved a full recovery, he attended law school and dedicated his legal career to serving people and families facing the ordeal of recovering from a traumatic brain injury after a personal injury accident. Read more at Steven’s Story.

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How Our New York Injury Lawyers Can Help Brain Injury Survivors

Our NY attorneys have decades of experience helping people in challenging circumstances obtain compensation to move forward with their lives. We advocate aggressively for brain injury victims and their families.

As your brain injury attorneys, Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. will:

  • Conduct a detailed investigation of how your injury occurred and identify all the potentially at-fault parties. If multiple parties contributed to the accident, it can increase the amount of insurance coverage available to provide compensation.
  • Find all the applicable insurance policies that may pay compensation for the brain injury.
  • Consult with your doctors and other medical experts to assess your physical harm and discuss the anticipated course of treatment and future medical needs.
  • Estimate the extent of your losses including present and future medical costs, lost income, diminished earning capacity, pain and suffering and other related losses.
  • Gather evidence and prepare your case as if it is going to trial. Thorough preparation allows us to negotiate with the insurance company from a strong position. Our attorneys are successful in settling most cases without a trial.
  • Keep you informed of the progress of the negotiations and be available to answer your questions. We will discuss with any offers we receive in your case and share our opinion of whether it is a reasonable offer.
  • Present your case to a New York jury if the insurance company refuses to agree to a fair settlement of your brain injury claim. Our New York brain injury attorneys are skilled trial attorneys and are prepared to go to court if needed to help you obtain full compensation.

Seeking Compensation for a Brain Injury in New York

Traumatic brain injuries can result in lifelong health issues, requiring long-term care and increased medical expenses. Having an experienced New York brain injury lawyer can make a significant difference in the amount you receive to cover your present and future expenses related to a traumatic brain injury.

Insurance companies know the stakes in a traumatic brain injury claim. The insurer will try to limit the amount paid to resolve the claim.  If you do not have an attorney advocating for you, the insurance company will try to take advantage of the difficult situation and pressure you to accept a low settlement.

You need an attorney who will focus on the big picture and fight for just compensation that reflects the present and future impacts of a brain injury on your life.

At Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C., our New York traumatic brain injury attorneys will fight for a full and fair recovery for our clients, including compensation for:

  • Medical expensesA serious brain injury may involve a lengthy recovery including emergency treatment, surgery, weeks of hospitalization, and intensive care followed by weeks or months of physical therapy, amounting to hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical costs.   Future medical care may be needed to regain basic motor skills and independent function.
  • Lost wagesYou may be entitled to compensation for the loss of income since the injury and for diminished future earning capacity if the severe brain injury limits your ability to work or the type of work you can do.
  • Pain and sufferingYou may seek compensation for pain from the initial injury as well as chronic pain related to a traumatic brain injury
  • Loss of consortiumYou may be entitled to compensation if a traumatic brain injury affects your ability to provide companionship to a spouse or loved ones and engage in family relationships.

To learn more about the types of compensation that may be applicable in your particular situation, contact the New York Lawyers at Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C.

Get Experienced Legal Help from Our New York Brain Injury Attorneys

If you or a family member has suffered a brain injury in New York, our attorneys have the experience and determination to help you meet the challenges you and your family are facing and move forward with your life. Contact a New York brain injury lawyer at Davis, Saperstein & Salomon, P.C. at (800) LAW-2000 or use our online contact form.