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Traumatic brain injury as a result of medical or clinical negligence is among the most harrowing types of medical malpractice cases. Proving liability can be extremely difficult and seldom will a physician or hospital admit to their negligence. Individuals who sustain brain damage as a result of medical malpractice often experience:
For many, these side effects can result in permanent disability, requiring substantial rehabilitation and prolonged treatment. In addition, the financial implications facing victims of brain injury can be equally devastating. If you or a loved one has suffered a severe, traumatic brain injury as a result of a physician’s negligence, it is vital that you contact Simpson Kepler Edwards’ experienced team of brain injury lawyers as soon as possible.
There are a many different ways patient can experience severe traumatic brain injury as a result of medical malpractice:
Every brain injury is unique and they vary widely in terms of severity. However, the two most common form of brain injuries are anoxic brain injury and hypoxic brain injury.
Anoxic brain injury occurs as a result of a total loss of oxygen to the brain from injury or cardiac event such as a heart attack. The extent of brain injury depends on level of oxygen deprivation to the brain. The majority of anoxic brain injuries present themselves in the form of congnative memory problems, motor function problems and mental impairment.
Hypoxic brain injury occurs as a result of a partial loss of oxygen to the brain. Victims often experience motor function disability and mental impairment
We have handled thousands of high-profile medical malpractice claims over the last 30 years, including recovery of millions of dollars in damages for individuals who have sustained brain damage as a result of medical negligence. Our team of medically- qualified trial attorneys and nurse consultants are able to quickly and effectively evaluate your claim. As in all medical malpractice lawsuits, your time to file a claim is limited.
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