Head and Brain Injuries
Atlanta, Georgia, Workplace Head Injury Lawyers
Closed head injuries from falls or other workplace accidents are common, yet they are often difficult to prove. If you or a loved one has suffered a closed head injury, you need an experienced workplace head and brain injury lawyer.
Contact Long & Holder today for your free consultation. Our attorneys have more than 50 years of combined legal experience in workers' compensation. We know Georgia law, and we know which friendly physicians will help you or your spouse get better. You can count on us to help build a strong case. These cases are very frequently catastrophic.
Long & Holder, LLP
Closed Head and Brain Injuries
Sometimes even neurologists do not realize there has been a brain injury. Closed head injuries and brain injuries, like a concussion, can be common, but they are usually subtle. The symptoms only manifest themselves in the behavioral changes of the employee after the injury. This article has information about brain injuries that we hope you will find helpful.
Our head injury lawyers are familiar with neuropsychologists who can conduct numerous tests to get at the root of the injury. We will then fight to prove that the workplace injury caused the problem so you get the workers' compensation benefits you need.
Traumatic Head Injuries
Our law firm is also experienced when it comes to traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and head injuries such as those that result in coma, a vegetative state or brain damage. Our brain injury lawyer can help your family qualify for catastrophic benefits. We may be able to secure home care payments, even for spouses who serve as primary caregivers.
Successful Workers' Compensation Law Firm
- Tom Holder represented a man for thirteen years who sustained a closed head injury. After making sure he received all the benefits to which he was entitled and work to have a conservator appointed, Tom settled the case for $1,000,000 plus a MSA of $372,000 to provide for his future medical needs.
- Our client sustained a traumatic brain injury that left him unable to care for himself. Because his wife had to spend all of her time taking care of her husband, she could not work. The family was having an extremely hard time making ends meet on his workers' compensation benefits. Jim Long succeeded in having the workers' compensation insurer pay the wife to be the home health care provider thereby relieving the financial pressure and allowing the family to stay together and in their home.
- Our client suffered an injury to his head, which the insurance company thought was minor. He had to move back home out of state. Jim Long found a helpful and sympathetic psychologist in the client's hometown and traveled several times to take depositions. Jim Long went to court to have the client's benefits restarted and several years later went to court again in order to keep them from being stopped. Jim Long had the claim designated to be catastrophic.
- Tom Holder represented a man whose head was partially crushed between a truck and the side of a warehouse loading dock. The client was directing the truck and the driver kept backing it up after he was told to stop. After many years, Tom Holder was able to initially settle the case for $210,000 plus the MSA to cover future medical costs. When it was later determined that less money was needed to be put away for future medical costs, Mr. Holder was able to obtain the difference for his client, thus increasing the settlement to $297,000.
Our client suffered a traumatic brain injury that the doctors believed would disable him for the rest of his life. With determination and good fortune he is now back to work. Jim Long settled his case for $150,000.
Contact Long & Holder Today
If you or a loved one has suffered an injury to the head at work, contact the head injury lawyers at the Atlanta, Georgia, law firm of Long & Holder. We have the experience you need.
Contact our law firm today for your free consultation. Our head and brain injury lawyers will advocate for you if you've suffered a head injury and can't return to work until you've fully recovered.