Somerville Brain Injury
Somerville is a town located just north of Boston, MA, and is home to Tufts University as well as other public and private schools. Tufts University, as well as the surrounding schools, is home to large athletic programs. Football, basketball, lacrosse, baseball, and more can lead accidents resulting in serious brain injuries.Somerville, Massachusetts is the most densely populated municipality in New England with a population approaching 80,000. Massachusetts Route 28 runs north and south throughout Somerville, and connects with Route 93. Being the most densely populated municipality in New England and having such a high population, the risk of a brain injury occurring in an accident in Somerville is significantly greater than in less populated regions.If you, or a loved one, have been involved in an assault, sporting accident, car accident, slip and fall, or any other occurrence based on the negligent or reckless acts of another, take certain steps to protect yourself. First, seek any necessary medical attention immediately, try and document the symptoms you or a loved one are experiencing. Finally, listen to your doctor’s recommendations, complete any and all tests they recommend.Brain injuries can occur as a result of a blow or jolt to the head that interrupt the normal function of the brain. “Mild” brain injuries can also lead to and result in severe symptoms.Brain injuries can occur as a result of numerous occurrences. Here at Sheff Law we have identified the most common causes of brain occurrences are falls, which account for 28% of these injuries. Another leading cause of brain injures is motor-vehicle accidents, accounting for 20% of injuries. With the roads becoming increasingly congested, the risk of serious brain injuries continues to rise as a result of accidents on the road.An individual being struck by heavy objects accounts for 19% of brain injuries, and victims of assaults make up 11% of reported brain injuries or traumas. Other varying circumstances account for 22% of brain injuries, but can lead to the same severe consequences and symptoms.There are many symptoms that can develop from any brain injury, and they are: mood changes, head aches, blurry vision, dizziness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, minor concussions, nausea, vomiting, loss of speech, loss of memory, loss of coordination and emotional instability.Here at Sheff Law we have a long and distinguished history handling brain injury claims on behalf of our clients. We are committed to obtaining maximum judgment on behalf of victims and their loved ones who have experienced a brain injury or trauma.Sheff Law offer over 130 years of combined experience. Our managing partner, Doug Sheff, received the President’s Award for Excellence in Advocacy from the Massachusetts Academy or Trial Lawyers for his skillful representation of children and adults with traumatic brain injuries. Our proven team approach allows us to provide the personal attention to every case, allowing our clients to collect maximum judgments following traumatic brain injuries.For free legal advice and a free consultation contact our Somerville brain injury attorneys today at 888-423-4477 or 617-227-7000 or fill out our free form online.