Consult With A St. Paul Attorney After A Brain Injury
At the office of Harper & Peterson, P.L.L.C., we offer decades of experience to people who have suffered personal injury because of the careless or negligent acts of others. We carefully choose the cases that we handle, so that we can devote our full energy and effort to getting the results you want. If we are unable to obtain full value by negotiating a settlement, we are always willing and able to protect your rights in court.
Both Bill Harper and Paul Peterson are board certified* as Civil Trial Specialists — in our firm’s years in practice, we have tried hundreds of cases. Their success has led them to become participants in a national network of brain injury lawyers. Attorney Harper was even recently admitted into the National Brain Injury Network. Schedule a consultation to learn more about our attorneys’ qualifications and experience.
What To Do When You Have Suffered A Head Injury
The unfortunate reality is that emergency rooms can often miss the signs or symptoms of a closed head or traumatic brain injury (TBI). Often, many of the more serious aspects of a brain injury are not immediately apparent and can take days or weeks to manifest. An MRI or CT scan will likely not show the full extent of a brain injury; it will only show if there is internal bleeding or structural damage.
The human brain is not designed to withstand the type of pressure or force that comes with most traumatic events, such as automobile crashes, blunt force trauma or serious slip-and-fall injuries. You don’t have to be rendered unconscious to have a brain injury, and you don’t need permanent damage to your brain to suffer serious effects such as loss of memory or cognitive skills, headaches, loss of balance, or nausea.
If you have been hurt in any type of accident where you struck your head on anything, or even if you experienced whiplash or a sudden jerk to your head, you may have brain injury or neurological trauma. You should immediately seek the opinion of a specialist and retain an attorney who understands brain injury claims.