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Jacksonville Head Injury Lawyer

Posted on May 13th, 2009 No Comments

Head injuries can have some of the most devastating consequences of any type of traumatic accident. Even though the brain is protected by the thick bones of the skull, one strong blow to the head can cause an array of complications, including bleeding, swelling, and unconsciousness. Loss of cognitive function, paralysis, and even death can result from even the most seemingly minor head injuries. As such, immediate medical attention is almost always necessary in the event of a head injury.

The most devastating types of head injuries are those that end up affecting the brain. Typically, these result when the traumatic impact causes the brain to either begin bleeding, swelling or even both. The buildup of pressure within the brain can cause long-term structural damage and should be treated with swift medical attention.

Despite the gravity of head injuries, successfully proving liability in a case such as this can be extremely difficult. Hiring an experienced Jacksonville head injury lawyer may be a wise decision if you wish to receive the maximum possible compensation you may be owed; without the proper knowledge of personal injury law and the requisite legal procedures, obtaining a favorable ruling may be next to impossible – not to mention the difficulties with obtaining compensation from the responsible party.

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If you or a loved one has been victimized by someone else’s negligence and suffered a head injury as a result, contact Jacksonville personal injury lawyer Don Guthrie at 904-296-1088 today for more information on your legal options.

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