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Virginia Beach & Norfolk Brain Injury Attorneys

If you or a loved one have suffered a serious brain injury due to an accident in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, or anywhere else in Virginia, you probably have questions and concerns. This page is meant to be a resource and was developed by our team of experienced Virginia Beach & Norfolk brain injury attorneys.

Firm's Record-Setting Case Results for Traumatic Brain Injury Victims

Our firm published an in-depth legal guide discussing the options available to someone who suffered a traumatic brain injury or head wound as a result of a preventable accident.

Download the free guide here. We will send you a PDF version of the guide by e-mail. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Our Virginia brain injury law firm sees brain damage/brain injury cases arising from a variety of circumstances:

Car and truck accident cases causing concussion or brain damage;

Slip, trip, or fall injuries causing head or brain injury;

Heavy item fell,  and hits head, causing closed head injury or traumatic brain injury;

Motorcycle, boat, Jet Ski accident causing closed head injury or brain injury;

Medical malpractice (Including anesthesiology errors) involving loss of oxygen to the brain;

 

Handling brain injury lawsuits in court requires that your personal injury lawyers be familiar with brain MRI’s, CT scans, fMRI, PET scans and the various radiology, and how to present this evidence during a personal injury jury trial, whether in Virginia or elsewhere.  How the evidence of permanent brain injury, concussion or closed head injuries is visually presented, for a mediation, a settlement conference, or to a jury is hugely important.  Also, organizing the medical and rehabilitation professionals for deposition or court appearances requires careful development.  Our injury lawyers have experience in this field, and though every case presents new challenges, having experience on your side is invaluable.

Below is an informative video produced by the Sheperd Center on how to assist a loved one suffering from a traumatic brain injury

  

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