Brain Injuries & Concussions

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Head and brain injuries can be devastating and are often some of the worst that our clients — and their entire families — deal with. Just like injuries to other parts of your body, a brain injury can change your ability to move, work, and take care of your family. Most dramatically, however, a brain injury can change who you are. A brain injury is often considered a catastrophic injury – and we specialize in these injuries.

Sadly, brain injury is often permanent. Through therapy and rehabilitation, you may be able to regain a lot of functioning, or learn how to adapt to your injuries, but both may take a long time and you may never fully recover.

Pursuing a Brain Injury Case

Every brain injury is unique. Each case requires nothing but the best possible care, expertise and resources to ensure a settlement or court award that is fair to the victim and family for years to come.

We will work to recover compensation for you:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Support for loss of income and inability to work
  • Cost coverage for physical, emotional and mental rehabilitation
  • Reimbursement for the cost of assistive devices
  • Long-term medical and home care cost coverage

A Life Change

Damage to the head and brain doesn’t just cause pain and disability. It may affect your ability to perform basic everyday cognitive tasks, like reading, writing, speaking, remembering, focusing, control emotions and even understand social cues. All of this can severely affect your personal life, social life, independence and career. You may suffer from depression or anxiety as you struggle to adapt.

Our lawyers can help you determine what help you need, both legally and medically. We can connect you with qualified medical professionals to determine the extent of your losses, financial professionals to calculate your economic losses over your lifetime, and rehabilitation specialists to help you recover or adapt to your injuries.

Because of the complexity of these injuries and the need to make sure you are adequately compensated for the full extent of your losses, these cases may take a long time to resolve. We will pay for the cost of building and running your claim until we get a settlement or court award for you.

This is an area of particular interest to us. We are strong advocates of the Ontario Brain Injury Association and Brain Injury Association Quinte District, and Ted is also a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of Southeastern Ontario.

Contact Bergeron | Clifford LLP

Contact us at 866-384-5886 or fill out our online form if you have had a concussion or other head injury in Eastern Ontario. We can meet you at our office locations in Kingston, Ottawa, Whitby, Carleton Place, Perth or other local offices, or wherever is most convenient for you.

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