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Traumatic Brain Injuries: How to Calculate Brain Injury Expenses in Your Claim


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If you have received a brain injury due to someone else’s negligent actions, you may not know what to feel or do. Determining the exact cost of damages for your injury may also feel confusing, especially if you are unaware of what you will likely receive compensation for. How do you calculate the expenses for your brain injury claim?

At Hilliard Law, our team focuses on personal injury law and representing clients with their cases. This includes working with injury victims with brain injuries and who are seeking fair compensation for their damages. Below are some general guidelines regarding how to calculate your expenses and determine the compensation you may recover,  However, each case is different so it’s imperative to speak to a knowledgeable brain injury attorney to determine what compensation may be available in your matter.

What Compensation Can You Recover?

Depending on the specific details of your accident and injuries, you may face costs of several damages. Many of your damages may be eligible for compensation, meaning the potential worth of your claim may be high. These damages may include, but are not limited to, the following categories:

  • Medical expenses, including
    • Ambulance fees
    • Hospital or emergency room costs
    • Physical therapy charges
    • Fees related to future treatment
  • Property damage
  • Loss of wages
  • Loss of wage-earning potential
  • Wrongful death
  • Loss of consortium or companionship
  • Loss of monetary support
  • Pain and suffering
  • Scarring and disfigurement

When you’re calculating your expenses, you will likely need to take all of these costs into consideration. Depending on your specific circumstances, more damages may apply. If you need assistance calculating your expenses or want help determining the likely costs of your non-economic damages, we strongly recommend seeking legal counsel. Retaining a lawyer may help you in numerous ways.

How Can a Lawyer Help in Your Brain Injury Case?

If you intend to take legal action against the negligent party, we strongly recommend you retain a lawyer specializing in personal injury law. Your lawyer may be able to assist you in several ways, including the following:

  • Legal knowledge
  • Negotiation tactics
  • Determine the value of your case
  • Maximize your potential compensation
  • Reduce your degree of fault
  • Strategize your next best steps, tailored to your circumstances
  • Refer you to medical and other professionals
  • Provide you with helpful and valuable resources
  • Collect and analyze evidence
  • Lead or join investigations
  • Reduce your overall level of stress

Your lawyer may be able to help you calculate your brain injury expenses, including items on relevant medical bills, legal fees, and non-economic damages like pain and suffering.

Get the Compensation You Deserve With Hilliard Law Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyers in Texas

At Hilliard Law, our talented personal injury lawyers have been assisting victims for over three decades, including helping them win the compensation they rightfully deserve. We know how to fight for you, and we are dedicated to supporting our clients through each step of the legal process.

For more information or to learn about how we can help, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at your earliest convenience. You can reach us at (866) 927-3420 or fill out our contact form. We work on a contingency fee basis, meaning you don’t pay unless we win.

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