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Pennsylvania & New Jersey Brain Injury Law Library

Brain and head injuries are very common types of injuries and can occur in auto accidents, work accidents, and fall accidents. In some cases, brain or head injuries can be literally life-altering. Victims of brain and head injuries may not be able to resume their usual work duties or may suffer serious cognitive deficits and personality changes.

Below you will find legal articles related to brain and head injuries in PA and NJ accident cases. You should not rely on the following articles for legal advice. For legal advice about your specific case, please feel free to contact our office. 800.220.7600


Brain Injury Law Articles

  • Traumatic Brain Injury vs Mild Traumatic Brain Injury – Explained by a “Top” Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyer (February 22nd, 2016) Accident victims may sustain brain injuries after a work-related accident or a car accident. Despite its name, mild traumatic brain injury can be a serious injury that significantly affects the individual’s life.
  • Can You Sue a Philadelphia Restaurant for Shoulder and Brain Injuries After a Trip and Fall Accident? (December 21st, 2015) Can you sue a Philadelphia restaurant after falling down a flight of stairs? See answer by a PA trip and fall accident and brain injury lawyer. Answer also includes a discussion of financial recovery for brain injury and shoulder injury.
  • Work Related Brain Injuries – What to Do if You Suspect a Brain Injury in a Work Accident (March 10th, 2015) Did you suffer a brain injury while on the job? Read this article to learn what you should do. Can you receive compensation?
  • Work Related Brain/Head Injuries in Pennsylvania – What to Know (September 17th, 2014) Work related brain injuries are very common, especially in workplace fall accidents and work related motor vehicle accidents. Common types of workplace fall accidents which result in head injuries include: falls from heights (roof fall accidents), falls from ladders, and trip and fall accidents. Work related auto accidents, especially serious accidents such as truck accidents or pedestrian accidents, also ...
  • Brain Injuries in Accident & Injury Cases – Why You Should Take Them Seriously (August 13th, 2014) Brain and head trauma is one of the most common types of injuries in accident cases such as fall accidents and auto accidents. Such injuries are also some of the most complex and can lead to serious, permanent disabilities. Brain and head injury affects people differently. In fact, no two brain-head injuries will be the same. ...
  • Pennsylvania Brain/Head Injury Lawsuits – Future Work-Earning Loss Claims (July 27th, 2014) Brain or head injuries are one of the most complex types of injuries in an accident/injury case in Pennsylvania. That’s because brain and head injuries affect people differently. No two brain or head injury cases are alike. In fact, two people could suffer the same type of brain injury and be affected by the injury ...
  • Pennsylvania Brain-Head Injury Law – Getting medical bills paid (July 14th, 2014) Q: I have a brain injury from a car accident in Philadelphia. How do my medical bills get paid? A: Under Pennsylvania accident law which applies to brain injury cases, you may be able to recover for both economic losses (medical bills and lost wages) as well as non-economic damages, like pain and suffering. The at-fault ...
  • Pennsylvania Work Accident Law – Can you make a claim for a brain injury? (June 11th, 2014) Question: I live in Pennsylvania and hit my head in an accident at work. Can I still make a claim? Answer: In Pennsylvania, workers injured in work accidents can only obtain workers’ compensation benefits if the employer was provided with timely notice. Failure to provide notice to the employer may result in denial of a workers’ ...
  • Work Related Brain-Head Injuries in Pennsylvania Work Accident Lawsuits (June 11th, 2014) Work injuries and accidents are leading causes of disability in the U.S. Oftentimes, injuries which lead to work related disability include: spinal injuries, brain or head injuries, and crush/amputation injuries. Below are several questions and answers to brain-head injuries in work accidents. 1. What are common types of workplace accident injuries which lead to brain-head injuries? Brain and head injuries are ...
  • Lawsuit Claims in Brain-Head Injury Cases in Pennsylvania & New Jersey (Pain & Suffering) (May 22nd, 2014) Common Types of Accidents That Cause Brain-Head Injuries The most common types of accidents which lead to brain-head injuries include: slip, trip and fall down accidents (i.e., stairway accident or sidewalk accident), car accidents (i.e., head-on crash), and workplace accidents (i.e., roof fall accident). Damage Claims in Brain-Head Injury Lawsuits As a general rule, individuals who are injured due to the ...
  • Lawsuit Claims in Brain/Head Injury Cases in Pennsylvania & New Jersey (Lost Wages) (May 16th, 2014) Work loss or lost wage claims are common in serious brain-head injury accident cases in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. This is usually due to the injured individual’s inability to either return to work full time or in severe cases, the inability to return to work at all. It is important to note that work loss claims ...
  • Lawsuit Claims in Brain/Head Injury Cases in Pennsylvania & New Jersey (Medical Bills) (May 16th, 2014) Under the tort laws of both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, brain/head injury victims may be able to receive fair and financial compensation for economic and non-economic losses: medical bills, lost wages, other economic expenses, and pain and suffering. The plaintiff in a tort action like a brain injury case is entitled to make a claim for all financial losses incurred ...
  • Brain-Head Injury Q&A – Can I sue for a head injury? (March 06th, 2014) Question: I was in an accident and hit my head. Can I sue for my head injury? Answer: In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, brain and head injuries are compensable injuries. This means that a negligent party may be required to pay financial compensation for having caused a brain or head injury. Head injuries are very common in ...
  • Brain & Head Injuries in Accident, Injury Lawsuits in Pennsylvania (March 06th, 2014) The Problem of Detecting Brain/Head Injuries After an Accident Brain and head injuries are very common in all types of accident cases such as falls from heights, car/truck accidents, and other fall down accidents like slip, trip and fall accidents. In catastrophic cases, brain and head injuries often go undetected for several weeks, if not months. ...

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