Head, Brain or Spinal Cord Injury?
Sarasota Injury Attorney for Victims of Serious Accidents
Accidents happen all the time, and a variety of factors can cause them.
Some accidents do not cause any injury, and some cause minor or serious
injuries. Some accidents can cause injuries that are catastrophic –
injuries that kill the victims or permanently alter the courses of their lives.
slip and fall accidents,
motorcycle accidents and accidents involving certain
medical malpractice and
nursing home negligence can all cause catastrophic injuries. Sarasota injury attorney
Maria Gerber at
Gerber Law is committed to helping accident victims suffering from catastrophic injuries
obtain maximum financial recovery with personal, yet aggressive representation.
Traumatic Brain Injury
If an accident involves head trauma, the victim has a high risk of sustaining
a traumatic brain injury. Brain injuries can cause:
- memory loss
- chronic headaches
- slurred or disrupted speech
- mood and personality changes
- coma and physical and cognitive impairment
Brain injuries are difficult to treat and require risky surgeries, mood-altering
drugs and a lifetime of nursing care. A brain-injured person may never
again be able to care for himself and may never again be the person you
Damage to the nerves in the spinal cord can cause:
- chronic pain
- impaired motor function
- muscle atrophy
- loss of bowel and bladder function
A patient with a spinal cord injury will require daily assistance and expensive
medical equipment and home modifications. Spinal cord injury victims may
need help feeding, bathing and dressing themselves. They are also likely
to become depressed, because they can no longer enjoy the things they
used to enjoy and because they lose their independence.
Severe burns are incredibly painful and can cause severe problems such as:
- loss of sensation
A severe burn victim will require aggressive medical treatments, including
irrigation and debridement of the site and painful skin grafts.
Amputations occur when you injure an appendage so severely that the nerves
die and the appendage is no longer useful or functional, or when the tissue
becomes necrotic and poses a risk to healthy tissue. An amputee must live
with embarrassing disfigurement and may be unable to work or engage in
many of his/her former hobbies Amputees may also suffer from phantom limb
sensations, feeling pain or itching on an appendage that is no longer there.
Personal Injury Lawyer - Licensed in Florida for 20+ Years
Contacting a competent and experienced Sarasota injury lawyer is the first
step to regaining some control after a catastrophic injury. If a negligent
party's actions caused the injury-producing accident, you can hold
that party responsible and obtain financial compensation for your damages.
Past and future medical expenses, attendant care and lost wages are just
some of the expenses you will have, and a verdict or settlement in your
favor can cover these costs as well as compensate you for your pain and
Maria Gerber, founder of Gerber Law, can help. With offices in Sarasota
and Venice, Florida, Maria Gerber is a knowledgeable and experienced attorney
who knows the law and knows how to prove damages. Maria offers personal,
yet aggressive representation; she cares about every client and offers
personal service and sensitivity in her clientsâ times of distress.
Do not suffer in silence any longer;
contact Maria Gerber right away for a
FREE consultation. You will always work directly with a lawyer and you
pay nothing in attorney fees unless you win, so you have nothing to lose by talking to Maria one on one. Call today!
NO FEE UNLESS YOUR ATTORNEY RECOVERS MONEY FOR YOU.