Natick Brain Injury
The Massachusetts brain injury lawyers at Sheff Law are experienced in handling brain injury claims in Natick, Massachusetts and its surrounding communities.Brain injuries can be caused by a blow or a jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain. Even “mild” brain injuries can result in severe symptoms.The leading causes for a brain injury are:
- falls (28%);
- motor vehicle-traffic crashes (20%);
- struck by/against events (19%);
- and assaults (11%).
Some symptoms of a brain injury are:
- mood changes,
- blurry vision,
- difficulty concentrating,
- mild concussion,
- abnormal speech,
- loss of coordination,
- memory loss and,
- emotional irritability
Natick, a town located near the center of the MetroWest region of Massachusetts and considered a part of the Greater Boston area, is a busy little town. Natick has several neighborhoods within its borders such as, Sherwood, Walnut, Wethersfield, Oak Street, and Little Street. Natick also has access to several highways; such as, Route 16, Route 9, Route 135, and Route 27. Natick is also not without public transportation. In downtown Natick, which intersects at Central Street and Main Street, there is a MBTA commuter rail station. Natick is also blessed with several elementary schools, like, Brown Elementary School, and Lilja Elementary School. There is a large reconstruction project on the Natick high school, and the city has several private schools too. The city of Natick, while small, is busy town with many neighborhoods, schools, and public roads. However, all of these benefits and factors increase the chances of a possible brain injury.If you have been involved in an accident or an assault and are suffering from a possible brain injury caused by someone’s negligent or reckless behavior, first take some steps to protect yourself:
- Go seek medical attention if necessary.
- Try your best to document the symptoms you or a person you may be caring for may be suffering from.
- Listen to your doctor’s recommendations. Do any tests that might be necessary and are according to doctor’s orders.
It is also important to contact a Natick brain injury lawyer. Sheff Law has handled brain injury claims for over a decade and offer over 130 years of experience to help provide you results. Our managing partner, Doug Sheff, has been recognized by the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys with his receipt of the President’s Award for Excellence in Advocacy for his skillful representation of children and adults with traumatic brain injury. Sheff Law has handled cases throughout Massachusetts.For free legal advice and a free consultation contact our Natick brain injury attorneys today at 888-423-4477 or 617-227-7000 or fill out our free form online