The Importance of an Experienced Brain Injury Lawyer: Counting the Costs
How much does a brain injury cost? When tallying the costs, it is important to not only consider the immediate medical expenses but the long term costs as well. This is why it is so important to consult an experienced brain injury lawyer as soon as possible.
Recovery from a brain injury can be a complex process. Quite often the full extent and thus the impact of a brain injury cannot be realized for weeks, months, or even a couple of years following the injury. An experienced attorney will be able to walk you through the possibilities and help to find you experts that will be able to provide the best predictions. Being familiar with brain injuries, this attorney will also be able to help you uncover some of the hidden costs of brain injury.
So what types of hidden, long-term costs are associated with brain injury? This depends on the areas of the brain involved but may include:
- Speech Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Assistance with New Job Training
- Modifications to Your Home
- Mental Health Counseling
- Lost Lifetime Earning Potential
Recovery from brain injury is usually not a spontaneous event. It is a process that will require time, effort, and finances. It will require a team of specialists working with you to ensure that you are able to recover to the fullest extent possible, with every opportunity possible. That team should include an experienced brain injury lawyer who can help you every step of the way.
If you or someone you love has experienced a brain injury, contact us. We look forward to being on your team.