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You Need Workers' Compensation For Brain Injuries

Few work-related injuries are as life-changing as a brain injury. Some people are fortunate, leaving the scene of an accident with only a minor concussion. Others face memory loss, multiple surgeries, or even death. Regardless of the severity of your, or your loved one's, brain injury, ensuring you receive the workers' compensation benefits you deserve is of utmost importance.

At Morizio Law Firm, P.C., in Bridgeport/Stratford, Connecticut, we are focused on helping those suffering either an open or closed head injury to obtain the monetary benefits necessary for medical fees and long-term care needs. With the knowledge of two board-certified workers' compensation specialists, our legal team is prepared to help you take action.

Whether you or a loved one was injured in a fall, struck by a falling object, or involved in an auto accident at work, the workers' compensation attorneys at our firm may be able to help. Contact an attorney to arrange a free consultation.

What Is A Brain Injury?

As defined by the Brain Injury Association of America, a brain injury is a "blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the function of the brain." The severity of these injuries ranges from mild − with symptoms lasting only a brief amount of time − to severe − resulting in permanent effects.

Workers' compensation lawyers at our firm have successfully handled cases involving all types of brain injury, including:

  • Concussion: head injury resulting in a short-term loss of consciousness with little or no lasting impairment
  • Closed head injury: occurring when a head smashes into an object
  • Penetrating head injury: occurring when an object pierces the skull and ruptures the brain tissue
  • Anoxic brain injury: oxygen is cut off from the brain, causing permanent brain damage
  • Traumatic brain injury (TBI): the most catastrophic type of brain injury, including bruised brain tissue, torn nerve tissue, brain stem trauma and edema

Victims' Lives Are Seriously Impacted

Brain function is vital to quality of life. After a serious brain injury, particularly in those causing permanent brain damage, victims may experience symptoms including:

  • Sleep problems
  • Vertigo
  • Loss of motor skills
  • Memory loss
  • Loss of hearing or speaking ability
  • Coma

These symptoms not only change the life of the person suffering a brain injury, but greatly impact the lives of their loved ones, as well. Each family member is forced to adapt to the loss of their mother, father, son, or daughter as they once were.

We also provide clients information on the many causes of brain injuries that occur in a workplace setting.

Advocating For The Injured And Their Loved Ones

At Morizio Law Firm, P.C., it is our goal to help you secure the financial resources needed for you or your loved one to live a life of dignity. Our firm employs a roster of experts, including medical economists and life care planners to determine the true cost of a brain injury on a person's life. They evaluate not only current medical expenses, but look toward future needs and lost earnings potential.

Contact Our Connecticut Brain Injury And Workers' Compensation Lawyers

Contact a brain injury attorney at 866-225-9496 to discuss getting the benefits you deserve under the Workers' Compensation Act.