Roxbury Brain Injury
The Massachusetts brain injury lawyers at Sheff Law are experienced in handling brain injury claims in Taunton, 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
Roxbury used to be a city, but now it is considered one of the twenty-one official neighborhoods within Boston. The city of Boston also claims that Roxbury “serves as the heart of Black culture in Boston.” Roxbury is also home to several colleges and universities such as Roxbury Community College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary’s. Roxbury is a busy neighborhood within a busy city. The activity level present in Roxbury can lead to a possible brain injury.If you have been involved in an assault, a sporting accident, car accident, or a slip and fall accident and are suffering from a possible brain injury caused by someone’s negligent or reckless behavior, you should 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 Roxbury 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 Roxbury brain injury attorneys today at 888-423-4477 or 617-227-7000 or fill out our free form online.