PERSONAL INJURY IN ALLENTOWN & THE SURROUNDING AREAS
Standing Up for Pennsylvania Injury Victims Since 1982

Brain Injury Lawyer in Allentown, PA

Serious Consequences of Brain Injuries

Every year, approximately 2.6 million people in the United States suffer brain injuries. These are caused by accidents, strokes, tumors, and infections. A brain injury can have a significant and traumatic impact on one’s life. It can affect memory, motor skills, personality, and speech and may cause seizures, headaches, sleep disorders, and paralysis. There are over 5 million Americans currently living with brain injuries who require assistance performing daily activities.

If you or someone you love experienced a brain injury or brain damage as a result of someone else’s misconduct or negligence, you may be able to seek financial compensation. An Allentown brain injury attorney at Knafo Law Offices can talk to you about your right to compensation for medical care, ongoing treatment, in-home care, lost earnings, loss of potential earnings, and emotional trauma.

We have been helping the injured in Pennsylvania since 1982. For a free brain injury case evaluation, call our offices at (610) 756-1098.

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) vs. Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)

Brain injuries may be classified into two primary categories. The first, traumatic brain injury (TBI), involves brain damage caused by an external force that causes the brain to move inside the skull or that damages the skull, in turn damaging the brain. The second, acquired brain injury (ABI), involves cellular degeneration or damage in the brain. Lack of oxygen to the brain, stroke, tumor, and toxins can all cause this type of brain injury.

The Allentown brain injury lawyers at our firm handle both traumatic brain injury and acquired brain injury claims. Both of these types of brain injuries may be associated with negligence or wrongdoing, and it will take a thorough investigation to determine who is at fault so compensation can be pursued.

The following is a breakdown of the primary causes of brain injuries:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury:
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Construction falls
  • Sports impact injuries
  • Acquired Brain Injury:
  • Stroke
  • Heart attacks
  • Tumors
  • Birth injuries
  • Swimming accidents and near drowning
  • Infections
  • Exposure to toxic substances
  • Choking

Representing clients in Bethlehem, Easton, Allentown and the entire Lehigh Valley area, we at Knafo Law Offices are here to help you. Call (610) 756-1098 today!

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