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The human brain is extraordinary.  It is a nerve center that serves as “mission control” for the entire human body.  The brain plays an important role in everything we do and in defining who we are as individuals.  Fortunately, the brain is well protected from physical trauma by the skull and from potentially toxic substances by a protective membrane referred to as the “blood-brain barrier.”  Yet, the brain is still vulnerable and thousands of people each year suffer debilitating brain damage.

Our Atlanta brain injury lawyer knows that a brain injury can come from a variety of harmful mechanisms including, among others:

  • Exposure to toxic substances;
  • Anoxic brain damage (total deprivation of oxygen);
  • Hypoxic brain damage (partial deprivation of oxygen);
  • Untreated infection;
  • Stroke;
  • Tumor;
  • Burst aneurysm; and
  • Traumatic brain injury or TBI (physical trauma such as that sustained from a fall, car, or truck accident.)

Brain injuries, regardless of the cause, can be physically, emotionally, and financially crippling.  These terrible injuries can dramatically impair a person’s ability to function and enjoy life.  When a brain injury affects a person and family due to the negligence or wrongful conduct of others – whether from a motor vehicle accident, a fall, medical malpractice, a dangerous product, a near-drowning in an unsafe pool, or from some other harmful mechanism – the legal system may allow for just and substantial compensation.

Our Atlanta Brain Injury Attorney Can Help You

Ponton Law often hires a life care planner to assist in the preparation of a life care plan.  A life care plan is a summary of current and future needs with associated costs for individuals who have experienced catastrophic injury or have chronic health care needs.  A life care plan should always include the following:

  1. Records review;
  2. Projections;
  3. Diagnostic testing;
  4. Medical equipment and mobility;
  5. Medications;
  6. Home or facility care needs;
  7. Transportation needs;
  8. Home furnishings;
  9. Vocation needs; and
  10. Health maintenance services.

At Ponton Law, our Atlanta brain injury attorney is experienced in litigating brain injury lawsuits.  We have achieved substantial compensation and a lifetime of supportive care for our brain-injured clients and their families.  If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury and are considering filing a brain injury lawsuit in the State of Georgia, contact us at 404-860-2454 today for a free evaluation of your claim.

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