Rhode Island Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyers
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are caused by any physical impact to the head that disrupts the brain’s normal function. Although most TBIs are mild, the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio reports they still account for 30 percent of all injury-related deaths.
At Bottaro Law, we’re committed to helping accident victims and their families fight for justice. If someone else’s negligence caused your brain injury or harmed your loved one, you may be eligible for compensation. Contact a traumatic brain injury lawyer at Bottaro Law today—just dial (401) 777-7777.
Common Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries
TBIs occur when an external force causes the brain to collide with the skull. A few of the most common causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries include:
TBIs often result from slips, trips, and falls from heights due to inadequate maintenance and safety precautions.
- Blunt force trauma
- Blunt force trauma to the head may be caused by:
- Collisions during sports and recreational activities
- Falling objects
- Flying debris and falling materials on construction sites
- Other work-related incidents
- Vehicle collisions
Auto accident victims often experience extreme force upon impact, and they may be struck or impaled by flying objects or broken car parts.
Costs Associated with Traumatic Brain Injuries
Even minor brain injuries, such as a concussion, can leave lasting effects on the brain—and you may not be financially prepared for the medical care these injuries require. Common costs associated with TBIs include:
- Initial emergency treatment
- Procedures by neurosurgeons
- Rehabilitation and physical therapy
- Psychological counseling and therapy
- Loss or reduction of wages
- Increased home maintenance expenses
- Assisted living facilities or in-home care
After a traumatic brain injury, you want to find the best possible care—but the costs can be overwhelming. Call a Rhode Island and Massachusetts traumatic brain injury lawyer today. We are here to fight for the compensation for you or your loved one’s injuries.
Lawyers Helping Brain Injury Victims in Rhode Island and Massachusetts
Traumatic brain injuries can lead to a lifetime of expensive medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering, but you still deserve the chance to live a full life. If you or a loved one suffered a TBI as a result of someone else’s negligence, a traumatic brain injury attorney at Bottaro Law wants to help. Contact us 24/7 for a free case review. With our No Fee Guarantee®, you won’t pay us unless we get compensation for you, so call today.
Traumatic Brain Injury FAQ
Traumatic brain injuries can affect short- or long-term thinking, sensation, language, and emotion. If you or someone you love suffered a TBI, read our FAQ to learn about protecting your potential rights to compensation.Learn More
$1,500,000.00 Pre-Trial Settlement: Our client was a passenger in a ride share vehicle that slammed into a truck, causing life altering cervical fractures amongst other injuries. This case involved numerous experts and overcoming a challenging seat belt defense.
$1,200,000.00 Settlement: In this product liability case, our young client lost her eye due to a defective air bag. We acted fast to preserve the evidence and retain top experts who tested the vehicle. The result was settlement with national counsel for a major auto manufacturer.
$1,000,000.00 Pre-Trial Settlement: Our client was struck as a pedestrian by a commercial vehicle on a job site resulting in multiple fractures and emergency surgeries. We helped establish life altering pelvic fractures with a loss in earning capacity.
$660,000.00 Pre-Trial Motorcycle Crash Settlement: When the insurance company denied the claim outright ($0), Mike litigated this case through discovery, engaging renowned experts in the fields of accident reconstruction and physical medicine.
$600,000.00 Commercial Truck Crash Settlement: When a truck driver dropped steel beams form his load onto Rte. 10, the resulting crash caused our client to suffer multi-level disc injury resulting in emergency cervical surgery.
$650,000.00 Pre-Trial RI Slip and Fall Settlement: Regional market failed to correct a leaky roof and entranceway, causing our client to sustain a devestating knee injury. Mike litigated this case through discovery over the course of severla years.
$500,000.00 Rhode Island Nursing Home Abuse Pre-Trial Settlement: Insurer offers $0 pre-litigation. Mike litigates the case working with several experts to prove deviation in standard of care resulting in client who suffered amputations from complications after a nursing home injury.
$500,000.00 Massachusetts Wrongful Death Car Accident Policy Limit Settlement: The insurer originally denied the claim and had serious questions about whether the collision ultimately caused the death months later of an elderly gentleman.
$500,000.00 Policy Limit Settlement: In this homeowner policy limit insurance case, a handyman’s negligence cost our client his loss of eye. Our legal research on agency law carried the day.
$325,000.00 Settlement Following Arbitration: Our North Kingstown, RI client was injured in a bike accident, fracturing his patella and requiring emergency surgery. We worked with experts, including a life care planner to ensure our client received fair compensation.
Auto products liability case involving airbag deployment resulting in loss of vision in one eye and facial fractures.
A 61-year-old man underwent emergency surgery and a knee replacement procedure due to injuries sustained in a serious motorcycle accident.
A pre-trial settlement was reached for our client who suffered a knee injury requiring multiple surgeries.
Our client suffered multi-level disc injury when steel I-beams fell from a commercial truck on Route 10 resulting in multiple cervical surgeries.
Personal Injury Attorney Mike Bottaro helps client who suffered amputations from complications after a nursing home injury.
This case involved an elderly couple and their granddaughter who were injured after a car turned left in front of their vehicle. The injuries for the woman involved a fractured neck, broken ribs, and an eventual stroke. The man suffered from various injuries from which he never recovered, resulting in his untimely death.
This case involved deviations in the standard of care involving pressure ulcers resulting in death.
Our North Kingstown, RI, client was injured in a bike accident, fracturing his patella and requiring emergency surgery. We worked with experts, including a life care planner to ensure our client received fair compensation.