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Charlotte Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyers
At the Ramsay Law Firm, P.A., our traumatic brain injury attorneys in Charlotte understand how life-changing head injuries are to not only the sufferer, but their families. Unfortunately, they happen more often than most think.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, an average of three million people visit emergency rooms each year for Traumatic Brain Injuries or TBI-related injuries nationwide. Sadly, TBIs account for nearly 61,000 deaths annually, impacting countless lives.
When these injuries are the result of negligence, the victims and their families need legal support and effective advocacy to ensure their quality of life is not continually compromised going forward.
Our law firm founder and managing attorney, Martha Ramsay, has been giving a voice to the injured for more than 25 years. Along with our skilled Charlotte personal injury attorneys and support staff, our law firm has over 60 combined years of experience representing clients throughout North Carolina, ensuring their stories are told and their voices are heard.
If you or someone you love has suffered a TBI at work, during a construction accident, vehicle collision, or due to an intentional act, contact our skilled personal injury lawyers in Mecklenburg County today to schedule a free consultation.
Your Voice. Our Experience. Seeking Solutions for the Injured.
What are the Most Common Causes of Traumatic Brain Injuries in Charlotte, North Carolina?
Traumatic brain injuries can occur any time someone suffers a jolt or blow to the head that disrupts the normal function of the brain.
The most common causes of TBIs include:
- Motor vehicle collisions
- Struck by or against an object, common in construction accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Workplace accidents
If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic brain injury, your medical treatment and time away from work can jeopardize your livelihood without notice. We can help you regain the stability you deserve by pursuing the negligent person or party who caused your injuries, so you can focus on your recovery.
Some of the most common causes of personal injury include, but are not limited to:
- Workplace Accidents
- On-the-Job Motor Vehicle Accidents
- Construction Accidents
- Factory, Warehouse, and Manufacturing Accidents
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Wrongful Death
- Complex Orthopedic Claims
What are the Most Common Signs and Symptoms of a Traumatic Brain Injury?
Traumatic brain injuries affect all sufferers differently, based on their severity and the physical location of the injury.
Common signs and symptoms of traumatic brain injuries may include, but are not limited to:
- Trouble communicating, including difficulty speaking, organizing thoughts and ideas, or writing
- Emotional difficulties including depression, mood swings, and changes in self-esteem
- Physical injuries, including trouble swallowing, vision impairment, seizures, and nerve damage
- Cognitive complications causing lack of attention or concentration, altered judgment, memory trouble, and the inability to problem solve
- Behavioral trouble that includes risky behavior, lack of awareness or self-control, and outbursts
Other complications may include:
- Feelings of being dazed, confused, or disoriented
- Dizziness or loss of balance
- Difficulty sleeping or sleeping more than usual
- Sensitivity to light or sound
- Loss of consciousness
- Nausea or vomiting
- Ringing in the ears
- Loss or changes in smell or taste
- Lack of motivation or initiative
- Shortened attention span
If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic brain injury, it is important to ensure your condition is fully assessed by medical professionals, as the severity of your condition can worsen without the proper care.
More importantly, medical care will help you understand how your unique brain injury will affect your physical, emotional, and psychological abilities going forward, so you can get the rehabilitation and therapy necessary to improve and manage your condition.
At the Ramsay Law Firm, P.A., our skilled TBI attorneys in Charlotte know that suffering from a brain injury requires lengthy medical care and time away from work that can be financially devastating. That is why we are here. To help our clients explore their legal rights and options to hold the liable party accountable for their full financial recovery.
Support is Here for TBI Victims. Ask Martha How She Can Help You.
The Connection Between Sports and Traumatic Brain Injuries
Martha Ramsay is more than a personal injury attorney, but also a Board-Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist who is one of only two National Football League Players Association (NFLPA) Workers’ Compensation attorneys in North Carolina.
Working with some of the most talented athletes in the country has led to an undeniable reality that sports and head injuries are intrinsically intertwined.
However, you do not have to be in the NFL to sustain a traumatic brain injury.
Sports, in general, are responsible for an estimated 10% of the 1.7 to 3.8 million traumatic brain injuries that occur each year in the U.S., according to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.
Among American children and adolescents, sports and recreational activities contribute to over 21% of all traumatic brain injuries.
If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic brain injury while playing sports, contact our skilled attorneys today to learn how we can help you get the care you need by pursuing the negligent party that caused your injuries for the financial recovery you will need now and going forward.
At the Ramsay Law Firm, P.A., our Charlotte TBI lawyers are here to help customize your case based on your personal needs by listening to each of the ways your injuries have impacted your life, so you know your voice is heard.
Ask Martha How She Can Help You Get Your Life Back on Track.
Contact Our Charlotte Compassionate Traumatic Brain Injury Attorneys for a Free Consultation Today
At the Ramsay Law Firm, P.A., our dedicated brain injury attorneys in Charlotte have 60+ years of combined experience producing personalized results for our clients.
We are dedicated to helping our North Carolina residents have their voices heard through customized legal representation that ensures they will never get lost in the shuffle or be bogged down by red tape and legal details.